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Olympic Swimmer Weber-Gale to Speak at Free Event

Garrett Weber-Gale, Olympic gold medalist and University of Texas at Austin alumnus, will speak on campus Thursday, Oct. 29, as part of Disability Awareness Month. The event will be held in the Carpenter-Winkel Centennial Room on the 9th floor of Bellmont Hall from 7-8:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

Dara Torres and Fellow Olympians to Swim at Austin Grand Prix

Event: The University of Texas at Austin hosts the Austin Grand Prix, at which more than 10 Olympic swimmers and numerous national record holders will compete. When: March 5-7. Preliminaries begin at 9:30 a.m., and finals start at 5:30 p.m. Where: The Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center, 1900 Robert Dedman Drive. Background: The…   » Continue Reading

Athlete’s mental toughness as important as physical strength, say sport psychologists

Athlete’s mental toughness as important as physical strength, say sport psychologists

Don't Even Think About It: Former baseball player Ray Knight said, 'Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary' and very succinctly summed up about half of the tenets of sport psychology. Much-loved Longhorn and coaching legend Darrell Royal summed up the other half when he stated, 'Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.'