Katie Ledecky is recouping after her time at this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games. And now that she’s added a few more medals to her list of accomplishments, she’s reflecting on some of the best advice she’s received from friends and fellow athletes.
PureWow recently sat down with the 24-year-old swimming champion, who now has the most individual gold medals of any female U.S. Olympian ever, to chat about her latest partnership with BIC Soleil Razors for its “Game On” campaign. The initiative focuses on the importance of having self-confidence and not being afraid to show it in hopes of inspiring others.
During the interview, the gold medalist opened up about the advice she received from pal and fellow Olympian, Michael Phelps, who was cheering for her (and the rest of Team USA) from the United States.
“Michael is a good friend and a really great supporter and is always willing to give advice to me or any swimmer,” Ledecky revealed. “He always talks about controlling what you can control and encourages me in all of my training.”