Missy Franklin: London 2012 Olympic Games Gold Medal Swimmer
"God is always there for me. I talk with Him before, during and after practice and competitions. I pray to Him for guidance. I thank Him for this talent He has given me and promise to be a positive role model for young athletes in all sports." -- Missy Franklin
Dana Vollmer, Missy Franklin, and Rebecca Soni of the United States cheer on team mate Allison Schmitt in the Women's 4x100m Medley Relay on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 4, 2012 in London, England.
Competitors dive during the Women's 100m Backstroke final during the British Gas Swimming Championships, the British swimming team trials for the London 2012 Olympic Games, at the Aquatics Center in London. (AFP/Getty Images/Ben Stansall)