We go old-school during the summer, like swimming or setting up lemonade stands. I try to teach my kids to make their own fun.

- Gail Devers

People talk about retiring. I never said that r-word. People though I went away after the Olympic Games. I took time off to do something I've always wanted to be - a mother.

- Gail Devers

People see me now and ask if I'm still running. I may look like I am, but I'm really not. People think I still run every day but I ran for 25 years and I deserve to not do anything but walk or ride the bike with my kids.

- Gail Devers

My grandma passed away at 98 1/2 and I want to live to 100. I want to be able to do what I can do even at 100.

- Gail Devers

It's a challenge between me and the hurdle, and the hurdle has always won.

- Gail Devers

I was blessed with a long career where I won gold medals for myself and my country. Nothing stands out as a disappointment.

- Gail Devers

I didn't get nervous when I ran, but I get nervous watching other people now. I root for anybody with a USA on their chest.

- Gail Devers

Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.

- Gail Devers

I was diagnosed with Graves' disease, an illness of the thyroid gland. Instead of surgery, I was given radiation treatment.

- Gail Devers

Looking back, I'm so proud to have gone to five Olympics - I believe only three other Americans have achieved that.

- Gail Devers