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“This wonderful book will motivate and inspire you to live a wonderful life – and leave all the stress behind!”

-Brian Tracy, Author, Million Dollar Habits


"If you’re looking for some direction on how to handle adversity and improve your quality of life along the way, this is a must read!”

-Rich Gannon, Pro Bowl Quarterback &Two-time MVP, and NFL MVP


"Trina’s unparalleled expertise provides coaches, athletes, and even parents a great insight into what it actually takes to achieve success."

-Gregg Troy, 2012 Head USA Olympic Men’s Swimming Coach


“When you continually focus on being your best no matter what the event, you surprise yourself with what is possible. Katrina’s enlightening stories and simple tools help you to discover new depths within yourself."

-Peggy Fleming, Olympic Figure Skating Champion and Cancer Survivor


"Katrina teaches powerful life lessons, helping you make your everyday life that much more successful and fulfilling.  Her journey and knowledge is a guarantee that she knows about what she speaks.  Get the benefit of her experience and expertise."

-John Naber, Olympic Hall of Fame Inductee, Four-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Network Television and Radio Announcer, Past President, US Olympians


"Trina offers a wonderful testimonial on how to enable your mind to unleash your body and achieve more than you ever thought possible. Her book is filled with sound and practical advice on how to live a healthier, less stressful and more successful life."

-Gary W. Hall, M.D.,Vice President United States Olympians, Three-time Olympic Swimmer, Three Olympic Medals, Director, The Race Club 


“Katrina’s inspirational book shows you how to go for success in all areas of your life, regardless of what obstacles show up along the way. Get started now.”

-Rowdy Gaines, Three-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, NBC Sports Commentator 


“Katrina has been at the top and is an expert at helping others to attain their peak potential and good health. Her inspirational book provides steps to help you get started now.”

-Jenny Thompson, M.D., Twelve-time Olympic Medalist (eight gold medals), Four-time USA Olympic Swimmer 


"Katrina’s transformational book helps you find your true self as you listen within, discover your calling, and commit to fully living it.”

-Jeffrey M. Schwartz, M.D., Best Selling Author, The Mind and The Brain: Neuroplasticity and the Power of Mental Force; Leading Expert in Neuroplasticity, Mindful Awareness, and OCD; Author, You Are Not Your Brain 


“Unlike many ‘experts’ whose counsel is based on classroom theory, Trina has walked the talk. Through determination and a never-give-up attitude, she has persevered through seemingly insurmountable obstacles to achieve her goals and fulfill her potential. Trina’s story is one that is bound to inspire and motivate anyone who wants to get the most out of life.”

-Dennis Pursley, 2012 British Olympic Head Coach, Swimming; Former USA National Team Director, 1989-2003; American Swimming Coaches Hall of Fame 


"This noble-hearted, talented teacher and coach has mastered the inner game-- of life. If you wish to awaken and be all that you can (and are), then this inspiring and courageous book, by a top peak performer, is for you."

-Lama Surya Das, Bestselling Author, Awakening the Buddha Within; Author, Buddha Standard Time: Awakening to the Infinite Possibilities of Now 


"All by itself, Trina's story is an amazing inside look at what it takes to be an Olympian.  Her insights on how to be your best are pure gold.  I wish I had this book when my career was just getting started."

-Pete Cipollone, 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist and World Record Holder, Three-time Olympian, USA Rowing 


"There are so many self-help books but seldom with such goodwill, and balance of expertise and heart.  This is a book by someone I know who dances Tai Ji with me, and follows the "Watercourse Way" of TAO. I highly recommend it."

-Chungliang Al Huang, Founder-president, Living Tao Foundation, and Tai Ji Master; Author, Embrace Tiger, Return To Mountain 


"Katrina's personal journey from debilitating illness to health, and her lessons and professional advice on health and potential, are a definite must read."

-Gurkipal Singh, M.D., Scholar and Expert, Immunology and Rheumatology;Adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology,Stanford University School of Medicine 


"Katrina's intimate and professional knowledge of world class athletics, mental power, health, and relationship training makes her the perfect guide to help you maximize your full potential."

-Mel Stewart, Co-Founder, SwimSwam.com; Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Swimming; and Director, Alumnae Relations, USA Swimming Foundation 


"Katrina’s inspiring story and experience, as an Olympic athlete and therapist, provides practical guidance to make “healthy” choices for all of us who are striving to improve our lives in a complex and changing world."

-Ira Glick, M.D., A Founding Father, Sport Psychiatry; Professor Emeritus, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Author, Marital and Family Therapy, American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. 


“Katrina’s great book has the power to change your life. Get started now.”

-Jenny Potter, Four-time USA Olympic Hockey Player, 4 medals


"This is a story about Spirit and how a spirited girl achieved Olympian psycho- mental-physical success by disciplining the speed and intoxication of competition. It’s also a story about how illness obligated a spirited woman to slow down and start examining her life, and accept, in ways previously unimaginable, a changed yet realistic potential. Katrina candidly shares her journey, insights, and spirit in a way that will inspire and guide you to fully live, experiencing life’s challenges and opportunities."

-Joseph M. Helms, M.D., Founding President, American Academy of Medical Acupuncture; President, Helms Medical Institute; Author, Getting to Know You: A Physician Explains How Acupuncture Helps You Be the Best YOU, Author, Acupuncture Energetics: A Clinical Approach for Physicians 


"Katrina Radke is the most mentally tough Olympic swimmer with whom I have ever trained. If anyone can help you fulfill your potential (and find deep satisfaction in your life), she is the one!”

-David Berkoff, J.D.,Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Two-time World Record Holder; Innovator of 35 Meters Underwater Dolphin Kick, Berkoff Blast-Off; Board of Directors, USA Swimming 


"Trina is a true example of excellence and perseverance. She walks the talk. Let her spirited book show you how to bring out the best in you."

-Richard Shoulberg, USA Olympic Swimming Coach, Six-Time Head Swimming Coach, USA National Swim Team, Head Coach, Germantown Academy Aquatic Club, Trina’s coach 


"Katrina's ingenious book helps you master the art of taking care of your health while also performing your best, in all areas of your life."

-Janel Jorgensen McArdle, Olympic Silver Medalist, Swimming President, Swim Across America, Non-Profit benefitting cancer research 


"In a society overly stimulated, Trina is able to instantly capture you to slow down, take a breath and utilize her wisdom and advise. Through her incredible adventure as an Olympic athlete, Trina helps you create a unique understanding that ANYONE can win in LIFE (love, sports, business, health)!"

-Chris Morgan, 2008 Olympic Coach, Switzerland, Eleven-time National Team Coach, Swiss Swimming 


"Katrina inspires all those who come in contact with her. She is charismatic, warm, and leads by example: A true Olympian with the Olympic spirit (Citius, Altius, Fortius) burning inside her. A must read."

-Helen Mendel, Former Chairman of the Board, American Cancer Society, California Division; President, All Pro Promotions Company 


"Trina galvanizes her readers to action by encouraging us to go BIG with our own dreams. She provides proven strategies required for success.” 

-Beth Rypins, Two Time Whitewater World Champion; Owner, Wine Country CrossFit 


"Each moment can be great. My friend, Katrina's wise and warm book shows you how you can start loving yourself and your life right now.

Katrina’s passion, mental toughness and determination to be who she is and give her best, are the foundation for her successes, and ability to love life, even in the face of obstacles. Many people have attained excellence in one area of their life while greatly neglecting all other areas, thus feeling unbalanced and unfulfilled even when their goal is reached. In this book, Trina will show you not only how to create excellence in your life – but balance and fulfillment, too."

-Jeff Prior, Four-time Medalist for USA at International Swimming Competitions, USA Swimming National Team Member for Six Years, Owner, Water Wise Swim School 


"Trina has been a dear friend for over 20 years. Her incredible story doesn't end at making the Olympic Team; that is where her story starts! Trina has always been open and honest about her feelings and her life. Her story and advice is both inspirational and educational. Finding peace in your own skin and loving yourself is the road to happiness. Trina has found that happiness. Her inspirational story and powerful tools will help you find this, too."

-Roque Santos, 1992 USA Olympic Swimmer and Entrepreneur 


“Stop looking out there. Happiness is an experience within and Katrina shows you how to BE here, now.”

-Ross Gerry, Olympic Coach and Former Stanford University Women’s Associate Head Swimming Coach, Won 6 NCAA Division I Championships in 7 years. 


"Katrina has a gift with helping others be empowered, be healthy, and reach their potential. Let her show you how in this inspirational book."

-Karl Mohr, Ph.D.,Optimal Performance Coach,  Associated with Cal Men's Swimming and Diving Team for over 30 years 


"Let Katrina help you to uncover your true potential with the tools and inspiration she offers in this compelling book. A great read for young and mature adults."

-Roberta Hladek, Co-Founder of EMC2, Energetic Balancing, Motivational Speaker 


“Having known Trina since her childhood, it is no surprise to me she has compiled into a "how-to" book her thoughts on being positive, goal-oriented, and staying focused--character traits she has exemplified all her life.”

-Bruce Telander, CEO of Cobb-Strecker, Dunphy, & Zimmermann; "Dad 2" 


"Thanks to Katrina Radke for much needed advice to athletes, coaches, and parents on the motivation and science behind competitive swimming, commitment and excellence. Her book provides a nice balance on the elements needed for success in sport and in life." 

-Joseph F. Heyse, PhD,  Vice-President, Biostatistics, Merck Research Laboratories; Parent, Germantown Academy Swimmer (where Trina swam)

Simple Random Quotes

"I am not what happened to me; I am what I choose to become." ~Carl Jung

Katrina's Endorements

"Trina’s unparalleled expertise provides coaches, athletes, and even parents a great insight into what it actually takes to achieve success."

-Gregg Troy, 2012 Head USA Olympic Men’s Swimming Coach


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