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Two-time Olympic gold medalist Maggie Steffens sits down with Kelley O’Hara to discuss life atop the water polo world.
Maggie brings us on her journey from being the little sister tagging along at the pool to quickly becoming a world-class competitor herself. Steffens joined the senior national team at just 16 and scored the final point at the FINA World League Super Final just a year later. She tells Kelley about the experience of going from watching water polo instructional videos to becoming teammates with those same instructors. Maggie recalls the chilling story of her father predicting she would make the national team after they watched her sister Jessica at the 2008 Olympics, a prediction that would quickly come true as Maggie led the team in scoring, was named MVP, and helped team USA bring home gold at both the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.
She also shares with Kelley her transition going to Stanford after the Olympics and losing the NCAA championship as a freshman. Stanford came back to win multiple NCAA championships, with Steffens scoring the game-winning goal she scored with nine seconds left in 2017.
Already a legend but still on the rise, Maggie talks with Kelley about the upcoming Olympics and what the last year has taught her about training and life.
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