“If you want to be the best, you have to do things that others aren’t willing to do.” ~Michael Phelps
I still vividly remember it.
It was 1997.
I was 11 years old, and hungry for swimming glory.
I had set my sights on being ranked #1 in Canada for my age group in the 200 butterfly that year.
Not only was I training hard, I was also reading and learning everything I could…