It’s hard to believe that a young girl could be told her Olympic dreams would never come true — but after two medals, we think Dr. Dot Richardson had the last laugh!
When she won two Olympic medals in the sport of softball, Dr. Dot Richardson vowed to take one of them around so that every child could wear it for a moment. All of the kids loved the opportunity, but for Richardson, one particular child stood out.
She’s a four-time Olympic gold medalist and the greatest female distance swimmer of all time, and at the age of 40, Janet Evans is staging an Olympic comeback. She explains why she’s ready to compete again, even against swimmers half her age.
Olympian Rowdy Gaines hosts the upcoming 60-minute program produced by Growing Bolder — highlighting men and women who pursue active, competitive and healthy lives through masters sports.
The Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic presented by LIMU is very quickly becoming one of the marquee masters swimming meets in the world. It’s a pool full of inspiration. So who gets the Growing Bolder Inspiration Award? And why?
Shannon Miller is the most decorated American gymnast in history and arguably one of our nation’s top athletes. Her entire life is dedicated to health and wellness, but suddenly, her world turned upside down when she was diagnosed with cancer at 34.
With all due respect to the dozen former Olympians and more than 1,000 other competitors, the swimmer with the largest and loudest fan support at the U.S. Masters Swimming national championships was a 71-year-old woman from Minnesota named Ann.
You know him as a huge swimming success — but did you know that Olympic champion Rowdy Gaines failed over and over and over again? He has advice for learning from the defeats and taking chances until you succeed.
Dermatologist, masters swimmer, author, Guinness World record-holder, Special Olympics coach — there are few people as passionate about life and committed to making a difference as Dr.Lucky Meisenheimer.
Since 1968, legendary track and field coach Brooks Johnson has had at least one athlete in every single Olympic Games. And his streak may continue in 2012. He offers tips for anyone, no matter their talents, looking to live up to their potential in life.