I’ve always said in my next life I want to be an athlete, for now I have to live through these guys- there are two Mexicanos repping the Chi in Beijing, Jorge Torres and Larry Langowski (Mexican mother, Polish father). Don’t let the name fool you, Langowski is wrestling freestyle for the Mexican team. Back in Chicago he lives in Logan Square and works selling Italian Ice in the city. Torres is an NCAA cross country champ competing in track at the Olympics. Check out an interview with Torres about his parents leaving Mexico and his motivations to become an Olympic runner.