Check out Samantha's TEDxNorthAdams talk, "The Weight of Gold: An Olympian's Path to Recovery"
At 18-years-old, Samantha stood atop the Olympic podium in Sydney, Australia after swimming the lead-off leg of the 800 freestyle relay. Her childhood dream realized. That moment changed her life - but not in the way one might think. In this talk, Samantha shares the lessons she's learned in her rise from the rubble.