For the last 18 months, shes worked as a gift officer in development/fundraising for the largest health system in Asheville Mission Health System. She raises money to help bridge the financial gap for people who cant fully cover their medical bills. Being a professional athlete, Im definitely a Type A personality, so this is a really good fit for me, she said. There is something truly rewarding, transformational, about doing something to help people who dont have a voice for themselves. I am able to elevate the community around me through my work. I love it, and Im humbled by it. She said she watched Trials and the Olympics this year and felt no pangs of regret for leaving the sport (she still cant bring herself to say shes retired shes still not convinced shes out of the sport) when she did despite being just 23 at the time, Hersey said she now sees the best vision of herself. And while she admits her transition from professional swimmer to professional has been a relatively seamless one, Hersey knows thats not the case for all athletes. She wishes USA Swimming would provide a service to help athletes who are leaving the pool to find new avenues to channel that competitive fire to be the best at whatevers next. Swimmers are high-performing people, and we need opportunities after swimming where we can transfer those skill sets into our professional lives, she said. http://www.feelfreemaldives.com/justinmooreproject/2016/11/08/some-updated-answers-on-significant-issues-for-career/Weve spent most of our lives setting goals and then working toward them. Once were done with the sport, we struggle with finding those new opportunities to keep doing that. We need to find ways to be good at something beyond swimming, and if we had more opportunities to do this while were still competing, it would make the transition much easier. She added that she knows her life and career have already taken several paths and will take many more in the future. Wherever she goes, she takes the many lessons shes learned from her time in the water with her. Ive received so many amazing gifts from the sport, and I did have a couple of moments during the Olympics when it hit me that I could still be competing, I know I did and am doing whats best for me, she said. I could be competing, but I know I wouldnt be competing at the level I would expect from myself, so it was good that I left when I did.
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