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Amanda Beard

Olympics: Tucsonan's four trips to Olympics no surprise to those who know him

Several times I have written that it is unimaginable any small-market sports city could match or exceed Tucson’s number of four-time Olympians: Abdi Abdirahman, Amanda Beard, George Young and Bernard Lagat.

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Beard falls short in try for fifth Olympics

Beard falls short in try for fifth Olympics

OMAHA, Neb. - About 30 members of Amanda Beard's family, including her toddler son Blaise, traveled to the USA Olympic swimming trials in hopes of seeing Beard make history.

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Swimming: At 16, Borendame full of nerves but says, 'it felt good'

Swimming: At 16, Borendame full of nerves but says, 'it felt good'

OMAHA, Neb. - Sara Borendame is six weeks away from her senior year at Ironwood Ridge High School, but age didn't matter Tuesday at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.

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Amanda Beard has gone to Olympic Games four times on four continents

Amanda Beard has gone to Olympic Games four times on four continents

Amanda Beard broke into the Olympic scene in Atlanta, winning two individual silver medals and a gold in the 400-meter relay.

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Olympic countdown: Swimmer has gone to Games four times on four continents

This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.

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Hansen: Wildcats loaded with big name swimming talent, but they'll still have their work cut out for them

Without a jersey number to identify them, most of America’s goggle-wearing, Olympic-hopeful swimmers step from the water to become as anonymous as a Sunday School organist.

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Greg Hansen: Here's Amanda, 'very raw'

Greg Hansen: Here's Amanda, 'very raw'

Without her good name, her swimming medals, her endorsement income and her athletic talent, Amanda Beard's life story - perspective warning: she's only 30 - isn't much different than that of a girl down the street.

April 10, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Greg Hansen: Here's Amanda, 'very raw'

Greg Hansen: Here's Amanda, 'very raw'

Former UA and Olympic swimmer Amanda Beard now lives in Tucson with her husband, photographer Sacha Brown, and their son.

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Hansen: Ex-UA swimmer plugs book, which recounts bulimia, drugs, Playboy

Without her good name, her swimming medals, her endorsement income and her athletic talent, Amanda Beard’s life story — perspective warning: she’s only 30 — isn’t much different than that of a girl down the street.

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Blog: Amanda Beard to talk in Tucson today

Olympic gold medal winner Amanda Beard will talk about her book, "In The Water They Can't See You Cry: A Memoir" at an event in Tucson this afternoon.

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Olympian, UA grad Beard to share struggles in talk

Olympian, UA grad Beard to share struggles in talk

Olympic gold medal winner Amanda Beard will talk about her book, "In The Water They Can't See You Cry: A Memoir" at an event in Tucson next week.

April 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Olympian, UA grad Beard to share struggles in talk

Olympian, UA grad Beard to share struggles in talk

The Olympic gold medalist is coming to Tucson to present her book.

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Olympian, UA grad Beard to share struggles in talk

Olympian, UA grad Beard to share struggles in talk

Amanda Beard swims in the 200-meter breaststroke, an event in which she recently placed second at the U.S. nationals.

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