Athletes regularly use music to push their training to the next level in every workout and warmup–and for some, the music of choice includes songs by such country stars as Miranda Lambert, Brooks and Dunn, Eric Church, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Thompson Square.READ MORE: Liana Wallace On 'Survivor' All-Black Alliance Falling Apart: 'Just Wanted Us To Make Top 8, Then We Can Have World War II''
CBS Local New York has published a list of pregame playlists from select members of the US Olympic Team.
Among those who have country music on their list is Abby Johnston from the USA Diving Team, who lists Taylor Swift’s “Today Was a Fairytale,” Carrie Underwood’s “All-American Girl,” and Thompson Square’s “Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not” among her pregame workout favorites.READ MORE: Man Wins $1 Million On Scratch-Off Lottery Ticket Gifted To Him After Heart Surgery
Amanda Furrer on the Rifle Team likes Eric Church’s “Springsteen,” Brooks and Dunn’s “You Can’t Take the Honky Tonk Out of the Girl,” Miranda Lambert’s “Only Prettier,” and Trace Adkins’ “Just Fishin'” among a list that also includes Drake, Beyonce, Bruce, and Journey.
Get further into the minds of these and other US Olympic Team athletes by seeing more of their Pregame Playlists.MORE NEWS: Traveler Who Attended Anime NYC Convention At Javits Center Tests Positive For Omicron Variant
– Kurt Wolff, CBS Local