Kim Wurzel-Lo Porto Reflects on her Olympic Journey
by Alyssa Jacobs, USA Artistic Swimming
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - In a fitting celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month, Kim Wurzel-Lo Porto reflects on her Olympic Journey in the third episode of the series sponsored by Pleatco Filtration. The 2000 Olympian shares her struggles with mental health and how seeking help led to a resurgence in her career. The grit, grace and tenacity she displayed in her journey led to her dream of competing on the Olympic stage coming true. In her reflection, Kim shares how her artistic swimming community stuck by her through every trial and tribulation. After her retirement, Kim went on to start the collegiate synchronized swimming program at University of Incarnate Word before returning to California where she currently resides with her family.