2013santaclara Natalie Coughlin
Courtesy of: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports

SANTA CLARA, California, June 1. NATALIE Coughlin talks about committing to focus on the 50 freestyle, saying that it's a wonderful challenge letting go of her "safety net" events. She's training for the 50 and 100 freestyles in this new Olympic cycle, and has a renewed outlook on the sport.

Coughlin says that she's in a good place now, and is racing with more confidence. She is learning training alongside sprint superstars Nathan Adrian and Anthony Ervin.