The water has always been a part of American surfer Carissa Moore’s life. Her father was a competitive open-water swimmer and he taught his daughter how to swim and surf at a young age. “The water, the ocean, is life,” the Hawaiian tells In The Village host Elizabeth Beisel. “I really feel like it’s this beautiful thing that connects us all.”
Moore the first-ever female Olympic gold medalist in surfing also talks about the whirlwind 24 hours after winning her medal, the COVID-delayed anticipation leading up to the Games and the great support she got from others on Team USA.
In The Village is the key that unlocks the virtual gates of the Olympic Village at the 2020 Tokyo Games. Step inside every day to get an exclusive look at the daily lives of the greatest athletes in the world.
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