Olympian shares her challenges on quest for gold

Olympic medalist Lauryn Williams pauses between the chicken soup, the green salad, the chicken kebob and the chocolate mousse at Pasha’s in Coral Gables to reveal why she’s putting herself through the rigorous paces required to qualify for her third Olympics in track and field next year in London.

It’s not just to collect another medal — she has a silver from the 2004 Olympics amid a slew of world championship honors in the 100-meter sprint, her event — though winning certainly is her goal.

It’s not just because this is her job and her sponsors — from Pasha’s, Robeks Juices and Whole Foods for her food needs to Saucony for her racing shoes and ChicaBands for her headbands — expect results. Read more>>

Source: Miami Herald via Trackandfieldnews.com