The 2012 summer Olympics are just around the corner and competition in the United States Olympic trials is heating up. For the first time in U.S. history, two African-American swimmers – Cullen Jones and Anthony Ervin - have qualified for the same event, the 50-meter freestyle. Veteran swimmers Natalie Coughlin, Amanda Beard and Dara Torres – who all happen to have California connections - have also strived to make this year’s Olympic team.
Listen in as Patt checks on the latest tribulations at the U.S. Olympic trials.
Bill Shaikin, reporter for the L.A. Times