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Amy Van Dyken

Added by yongli on 01/14/2020 - 16:11, last changed on 08/16/2022 - 13:54

Amy Van Dyken in 2017

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Amy Van Dyken (1973–) is a six-time Olympic gold medalist and former competitive swimmer for the United States. In 1996 she became the first American woman to win four gold medals at a single Olympic Games. Despite an ATV crash in 2014 that left her paralyzed from the waist down, the Colorado...

Eddie Eagan

Added by yongli on 10/28/2021 - 14:00, last changed on 10/28/2021 - 14:00
Edward “Eddie” Patrick Francis Eagan (1897–1967) is the only person to have won gold medals in two different sports at the summer and winter Olympics. Born in Denver , Eagan attended Longmont High School and the University of Denver before going on to Yale, Harvard, and Oxford, where he earned his...

Glenn E. Morris

Added by yongli on 06/19/2018 - 12:53, last changed on 08/18/2022 - 15:36
One of the most highly accomplished athletes in Colorado history, Glenn E. Morris (1912–1974) was raised in the small rural town of Simla in southeastern Colorado. Morris was a standout in high school and college football and track. But his greatest athletic achievement was winning the gold medal...

Mallory Pugh

Added by yongli on 01/15/2020 - 11:32, last changed on 03/26/2021 - 01:07
Mallory Diane Pugh (1998–) is an American professional soccer player for the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) and the Washington Spirit of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). One of the most accomplished Colorado soccer players in history, she also became the youngest American...
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