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Heather Petri

Waterpolo | USA

Home: Lafayette, CA

Olympics: 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012

Medal Count: 1 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze

Favorite Athletic Achievement: Representing my country for 13 years!

Personal Achievement: 

Why I am Inspired to be a RISE Mentor: The next generation of athletes!

What would I tell my 13-year-old self:  You are stronger than you realize. Have faith in your journey.

Favorite way to focus: Find a routine, put goals in the forefront and actionize the controlables!

Best way to rest/recover: Depending on what my soul needs - nap, watch a movie, surround myself with good people, be silly

Fun Fact: I was born 2 months premature.

What I do now: Drink coffee, run a small business, coach and stay active!

My Favorite Mentoring Moment:  Seeing my athletes light up when realizing their growth or achieving a goal. 😊