SPOTLIGHT

SPOTLIGHT

Highlighting some of the men and women of Team USA and their groundbreaking achievements

Artist LeRoy Neiman was the official painter of five Olympic Games and enjoyed preserving the image of athletes at their greatest moments

Olympic Moment

Billy Mills posted one of the greatest upsets in Olympic history, when he won the 10,000-meter run at Tokyo 1964; a Native American from Pine Ridge, South Dakota, Mills continues to use his voice to advance Native American issues.

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The discipline and drive required to serve in the military and succeed in athletics are similar characteristics. Many active-duty and veteran U.S. service members have enjoyed Olympic and Paralympic success through the years.

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40 years later, the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Digital Museum looks back at key events and moments from Lake Placid 1980, where the U.S. Men's Ice Hockey Team pulled off the Miracle on Ice and speed skater Eric Heiden won an unprecedented five gold medals.
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