Submitted by newcoupe on Thu, 09/13/2012 - 15:34
Michelle Wingshan Kwan (born July 7, 1980) is an American figure skater. She is a two-time (1998 and 2002) Olympic medalist, a five-time (1996, 1998, 2000, 2001 and 2003) World champion (a record bettered only by Sonja Henie among ladies skaters) and a nine-time (1996, 1998–2005) U.S. champion (the all-time record, as tied with Maribel Vinson-Owen).
Submitted by newcoupe on Tue, 08/07/2012 - 15:28
Mckayla Maroney - McKayla Maroney was born on December 9, 1995 to Mike and Erin Maroney. She is Irish Catholic. She has two siblings, Tarynn and Kav, and is home schooled in order to train as an elite gymnast. "When I was younger," Maroney said. "I would be watching Tarzan and running around on all fours. My mom was like 'I need to put this child in gymnastics. She's crazy.'"