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Katie Hoff

Sport: Swimming | USA

Home: Weehawken, NJ

Olympics: 2004 Athens, 2008 Beijing

Favorite Athletic Achievement: Current American Record Holder , 400 IM. Former World Record Holder, 400 IM. 3 time Olympic Medalist.

Personal Achievement: Marrying the love of my life.

Why I am Inspired to be a RISE Mentor: It inspires me to empower as many young athletes as possible with the knowledge and wisdom I wish I had at that age.

What would I tell my 13-year-old self: Live in the present

Favorite way to focus: Laughing

Best way to rest/recover: Watching Netflix and snuggling with my French bulldog

Fun Fact: I cut my brother’s umbilical cord!

What I do now: I work for Equinox as an Account Executive for Corporate Wellness

My Favorite Mentoring Moment: Speaking with a younger swimmer about how to handle nerves and how to embrace the nervous and scary feelings. It helped her crush her next event without the same level of fear!