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Olympian's journey to reclaim her inner Tough Girl

In her new memoir, Tough Girl: An Olympian's Journey, 1960 Olympic gold medal swimmer Carolyn Wood shares the unique journey she undertook, to reclaim the inner strength and resilience of her younger self.

In 1960, Carolyn Wood competed at the Summer Olympics in Rome, and at the tender age of 14, she overcame a previous setback to help the US women's swim team win gold in the 4 x 100 relay,

In her new memoir, Tough Girl: An Olympian's Journey, Carolyn shares the unconventional path she took to reclaim the inner strength and resilience of her younger self, in an attempt to heal from the painful end to a long marriage.

Carolyn will read from and sign copies of Tough Girl, tonight (Thursday, March 9) at 7:00 pm at University Bookstore in Seattle. CLICK HERE for more information.