#AskJessica: Hardy answers your questions

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Jessica Hardy gives a thumbs up after her 100-meter freestyle heat Wednesday.

You asked U.S. swimmer Jessica Hardy questions via Twitter, and she answered. She weighs in on her love for the sprint events, her swimming strengths and her time in London:

Tina, @TinaLaswim: Have you considered competing in the 200m breaststroke, and if yes will it be in recent future? Congrats and good luck!

Hardy: Thank you very much! No, I won't be racing that event anytime soon. I am having too much fun in the sprint events!

Donal Murphy, @polladdy: Which is stronger, your arms or your leg element of the stroke?

Hardy: Definitely my legs, I have some quadzillas!

Mary Christopher, @SwimmerGirlMary: When and how did you realize you wanted to be an Olympian?

Hardy: My best memory was while watching the swimmers during the Atlanta Games on TV when I was a young girl.

Matt Henbest, ‏@mattpuma: Are you enjoying our English hospitality?

Hardy: LOVE it here! Thanks for putting on such an amazing show!

Amanda, @iadoreMPnRL: What is one thing you want to accomplish before you leave London?

Hardy: Stepping foot on the blocks here at the Olympic Games has already been my dream come true! Everything else is a cherry on top.