Is Torres' unprecedented feat too good to be true?

Updated: July 5, 2008, 10:58 PM ET
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

OMAHA, Neb. -- I want to believe in Supermom.

I want to believe Dara Torres, at age 41, has become a faster swimmer than she was in her teens, 20s and 30s with no strings attached. I want to believe she has rocketed out of a six-year retirement, bounced back from childbirth, overcome two surgeries in the past eight months and become the best American female sprinter -- again -- through nothing more than hard work and sensational talent. I want to believe 40-somethings everywhere ...

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