Eccentric swimmer Gary Hall Jr. of Phoenix heads into the Olympic trials, hoping to win a place on a historic medley relay in Sydney. In this potential scenario, he would join an eclectic mix of likely and long-shot compatriots.
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Once dominant, U.S. swimmers have fallen back in the Olympic pack. And some observers are questioning whether Gary Hall Jr., the world-class sprinter from Paradise Valley, has the work ethic to find gold in Atlanta.