[Jason Lezak], whose record-setting anchor in the 400-meter freestyle relay propelled the United States to a gold in the 2008 Summer Olympics, acknowledged that it was a tough decision: "It came to a point where if I'm going to do it, now is the time.""It's something for me to get in touch more with Jewish kids and hopefully inspire them," he said. "I really didn't have anyone like that growing up.""Gold obviously is the goal," he said. "I'm going to try and win. Winning gold medals in competitions is a wonderful thing."