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Evans' comeback inspires on many levels

Evans' comeback inspires on many levels

Originally Published: January 17, 2012
By espnW

Janet Evans competed in her first Olympics in 1988, and at 40, she qualified for the Olympic trials over the weekend. What does her comeback bid say about age and competition?

Age is just a number

By Amanda Rykoff

What does Janet Evans' qualifying for the Olympic trials at age 40 say about age and competition? Absolutely nothing. If anything, it continues to perpetuate the adage that "age is just a number." We've reached the point where, if an athlete ...

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