In theory, Olympic mementos seem like a good investment. After all, there will be only one 2012 London Olympics, and the souvenirs created for it will never be made again. But how much Olympic swag will actually increase in value over the years?
She won three Olympic medals for swimming when she was only 14 years old, has posed for Playboy, and struggled with drugs and eating disorders. Now Amanda Beard is telling her story and the release of her new memoir will hopefully coincide with her bid to qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.