ESPY nominee Mallory Weggemann tells the story of the medical incident that led to her disability and how long she stayed out of the water. She also discusses the pressure of winning eight gold medals and a silver at the IPC worlds and whether she feels like she has to live up to expectations at next year’s Paralympics.
Mallory Weggemann, Swimming World's reigning World Female Disabled Swimmer of the Year, talks about the big move she's about to make to Colorado Springs, where she will be able to focus on her goals for the 2012 Paralympic Games. She talks about some of her goals and how she will train for them in Colorado Springs. Disabled swimming is not on many people's radar, but Weggemann would like to see more exposure in regular USA Swimming meets, and she will work to make that a reality in the coming months.