Adolph Kiefer

November 13, 2017 1

The greatest backstroker in history learned to swim in a drainage ditch.   Adolph Kiefer’s contributions to the sport of swimming are monumental.  He was…

Eric Heiden

October 12, 2017 0

Eric Arthur Heiden is the only athlete to win five individual gold medals in a single Olympic Games. Born into an athletic family in Madison,…

Mary T. Meagher

September 13, 2017 0

Mary T. Meagher is the greatest butterfly swimmer ever. “Madame Butterfly” competed in two Olympic Games, winning three gold medals in Los Angeles in 1984…

Rafer Johnson

August 18, 2017 0

Rafer Johnson is a ground-breaker. An extraordinary athlete and consummate gentleman, Johnson set three world records in track and field’s most demanding sport – the…

Montreal Olympics

July 17, 2017 0

“The Olympics can no more run a deficit than a man can have a baby” -- former Montreal mayor Jean Drapeau, after his city was…