Trina Radke has held American records and competed in the Olympics, and on today's edition of The Morning Swim Show she talks about the mental steps that helped her achieve those goals. Radke, the author of the new book Be Your Best Without the Stress
, relives the experience of qualifying for the U.S. Olympic team in 1988, and what mental exercises she enacted before and during the 200 butterfly to achieve the honor of being called an Olympian. Many of those tips are included in her new book. She also talks about how swimmers preparing for the Olympic Trials can be mentally ready to race in such an intense environment.