Where Are They Now: The Women of the 2012 Olympics

Dec 20, 2017 at 2:57 pm |

Then and Now

The Olympics may be a huge event put on television for the entertainment of the world, but they’re also a celebration of amazing feats of athletics and the people who have mastered them. It’s easy to imagine the lives of Olympians as different from the rest of us, but that’s not really the case ― except for the hours and hours of training. They go through the same life challenges the rest of us face every day, and their struggles are the same as ours. What happens to these athletes after their time in the spotlight is over? You’re about to find out!

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These female Olympic athletes have stories of their own, and they’ve been up to a lot since you’ve last seen them!