All through high school and college, she never took it upon herself to motivate me.
She knew that was my coaches’ job and knew ultimately that motivation had to come from me internally.
“Maybe I’m supposed to do the sweeping, but either way.” For now, however, Adrian’s focus is on Rio after winning the men’s 100-meter freestyle at the U. He also earned gold in the 4×100-meter medley, and silver in the 4×100-meter freestyle in those Games alongside teammates including Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte.
The North's head of state announces plans to visit the South for the first time. And outward from there it ripples, across a planet riven by uncertainty and anger.
The levels of empathy have to be high in a partner if you are able to have a relationship.” Adrian, who says he just came out of a relationship, also said that he’s open to a new one “if the right person comes along.” And the new Tommy Hilfiger menswear ambassador is not opposed to being asked out himself.
“I’ve certainly had those dreams of someone sweeping me off my feet,” he admitted. His victory comes four years after taking home a gold medal in the same competition at the 2012 London Olympics.
But bypassing political bumpiness entirely is a challenge when the other main point of the Olympics -- national pride, as seen through the prism of sports -- can come with some serious geopolitical baggage.
This is also the first Games to take place since Donald Trump became president of the United States in early 2017.