Patch got the honor of chatting with Olympic bronze medalist and University Place native Adrienne Martelli this week.
Martelli - back in town to visit family, help with homecoming week at Curtis High and catch up after a whirlwind summer - talked about everything from being an Olympian to her final race to her future in rowing.
We'll be bringing you our interview with her in installments.
Today, she describes the exerience of just simply in London for the 2012 Summer Games, watching athlets such as Kobe Bryant walk through the lunch room.
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