Janet Evans

August 28, 2017 0

One of the greatest distance swimmers in history turns 46 today.   Janet Evans is a true legend.  A three-time Olympian, she won four golds…

Tom Dolan

September 15, 2016 0

The 400 meter individual medley is quite possibly the most demanding event in swimming.  Thomas Fitzgerald Dolan held the world record in the event for…

Athens Olympics

August 29, 2016 2

The Olympic Games are the world’s foremost sports competition. Inspired by the ancient games held in Olympia, Greece, from the eighth century BC to the…

Ryan Lochte

August 3, 2016 0

Ryan Steven Lochte is known for working hard and playing harder. Born in Rochester, New York, on this date in 1984—as the legendary Tracy Caulkins…

Larisa Latynina

February 24, 2016 1

Larisa Semyonovna Latynina has won more Olympic medals for individual events than any athlete—male or female-in history. Born Larisa Diriy in Kherson, Ukraine—a port along…