Dara Torres knows how to do two things very well: she can swim extremely fast; and she can attract the national news media. She was ABC's Person of the Week last August. Now CBS' Kelly Cobiella follows the 41-year-old mother to Sun Valley where she is doing laps and hitting the weight room in high Idaho altitude to qualify for her fifth Olympic Games. A winner of nine medals already, why does Torres not leave it to the teenagers to represent the United States in Beijing? "I am just selfish," she kidded. "The best answer I can give is: 'Because I can.'"
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