HALL OF FAME

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Misty May-Treanor

Misty May-Treanor was a college star at indoor volleyball, then successfully transitioned to one of the best beach volleyball careers of all-time, teaming with Kerri Walsh Jennings...

Tommie Smith

Tommie Smith's courage to protest for racial equality continues to be remembered throughout the sports landscape....

Chris Waddell

Paralyzed from the waist down after a skiing accident, Chris Waddell went on to compete in seven Paralympic Games, winning 13 medals and becoming the most decorated...

Apolo Anton Ohno

Short-track speedskater Apolo Anton Ohno is the most decorated winter Olympian in U.S. history, winning eight medals over three Olympic Games....

Nastia Liukin

Daughter of two acclaimed gymnasts forged her own career, winning the women's individual all-around gold medal at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, where her five medals equaled...

HALL OF FAME

The first Asian-American to win an Olympic gold medal, Lee triumphed in the 10-meter platform diving competition at the 1948 London Games and 1952 Helsinki Games.

2019 INDUCTEES

Swimmer Erin Popovich is a three-time Paralympian; 14 of her 19 Paralympic medals were golds. She is a two-time winner of the ESPY Award for Best Female Athlete with a Disability.
Misty May-Treanor was a college star at indoor volleyball, then successfully transitioned to one of the best beach volleyball careers of all-time, teaming with Kerri Walsh Jennings to win three Olympic gold medals and retiring with a then-record 112 wins.
Tim Nugent was known as the "Father of Accessibility" for his contributions to bringing equal rights for the disabled.
Tommie Smith's courage to protest for racial equality continues to be remembered throughout the sports landscape.
John Carlos and Tommie Smith's protest for racial equality has echoed throughout the sports world since the Mexico City 1968 Olympic Games.
The U.S. Women's Ice Hockey Team's gold medal at the Nagano 1998 Winter Olympic Games had a lasting impact; there were 28,000 girls and women who played ice hockey at the time, a number that has grown to 80,000 today.

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Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens won four gold medals in the Berlin 1936 Olympic Games....

1996 Women’s Gymnastics Team

Led by Kerri Strug and Shannon Miller, the Magnificent Seven became the first U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team to win the team all-around gold medal in the Olympic Games....

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