Paul Elbert Hamm (born September 24, 1982 in Washburn, Wisconsin) is an American artistic gymnast. He is a World Champion gymnast and three-time Olympic medalist. He won the all-around competition at the 2004 Olympic Games.
Dominique Margaux Dawes (born November 20, 1976, in Silver Spring, Maryland) is a retired United States artistic gymnast. She was 10-year member of the U.S. national gymnastics team, the 1994 U.S. all-around senior National Champion a three-time Olympian, a World Championships silver medalist and a member of the gold-medal winning "Magnificent Seven" at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Dominique "Domi" Helena Moceanu (born September 30, 1981 in Hollywood, California) is an American gymnast of Romanian descent who was a member of the Olympic Gold medal winning 1996 U.S. Women's Gymnastics team in Atlanta. The hallmarks of Moceanu's gymnastics, in the early stage of her elite career, were daring tricks on balance beam and spunky, inspired presentations on the floor exercise.
Jaycie Lynn Phelps (born September 26, 1979 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a United States Olympic gymnast and member of the 1996 Olympic Gold medal U.S. women's gymnastics team, Magnificent 7. Her name is derrived from her parents', Jack and Cheryl Phelps, first initials. She trained at CGA (Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy) under Mary Lee Tracy with fellow Magnificent 7 member Amanda Borden. After the Olympics, Jaycie went professional.
Terin Marie Humphrey (born August 14, 1986) is a United States gymnast. She was a member of the 2004 U.S. Olympic team in Athens, Greece where she helped the team to a silver medal. This was the best ever result achieved by an American Olympic gymnastics team away from home. Her teammates were Mohini Bhardwaj, Annia Hatch, Carly Patterson, Courtney Kupets and Courtney McCool. Terin competed on bars and beam in the team finals, and contributed solid scores of 9.587 and 9.487 respectively.
Shannon Lee Miller (born March 10, 1977 in Rolla, Missouri, United States) is an American lawyer and artistic gymnast from Edmond, Oklahoma. She is the most decorated gymnast in U.S. History, and considered one of the greatest gymnasts the United States has ever produced.
Morgan Carl Hamm (born September 24, 1982 in Washburn, Wisconsin) is an American artistic gymnast. He represented the United States at the 2000 Summer Olympics and at the 2004 Summer Olympics. At the 2004 Olympics, he won the silver medal in the team competition. He was a member of the silver-medal winning team at the 2003 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. Hamm was named to the 2008 Summer Olympic team, but withdrew from it due to injury.
Mohini Bhardwaj (ਮੋਹਿਨੀ ਭਾਰਦਵਾਜ) (born September 29, 1978) is a retired American gymnast who competed at the 1997 and 2001 World Championships and earned a team silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She is the first Indian-American gymnast, and the second Indian-American athlete overall, ever to medal at the Olympics.
Courtney Anne Kupets is an American gymnast. She is best known for her 2003 and 2004 all-around national championships (with Carly Patterson as co-champion in 2004); her membership on the 2002 and 2003 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships and 2004 Olympic teams; and her individual bronze medal on the uneven bars at the 2004 Olympics.
Peter Glen Vidmar (born 3 June 1961) is an American gymnast and Olympic medalist. He won the gold medal in the pommel horse competition and the silver medal in the men's all-around individual gymnastics competition at the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles. He was born in Los Angeles to Slovenian parents. He was inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. He has a total of three Olympic medals: 2 golds and a silver.
Blaine Carew Wilson (born August 3, 1974) is an American gymnast from Columbus, Ohio. Wilson won his first World Championships medal at the 2003 Worlds when he helped the team to a silver-medal finish. Months later, at the 2004 Visa American Cup, Wilson tore his left biceps tendon, and vowed to return for the 2004 Olympic Games. His hard work and determination earned him a spot on the men's Olympic Team, and in Athens the team battled for a silver medal victory.
Amanda Kathleen Borden (born May 10, 1977) is an American gymnast, who was one of the members of the gold medalist United States team in the 1996 Summer Olympics, the Magnificent 7. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated from Finneytown High School, Borden trained under coach Mary Lee Tracy at Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy.
Bart Wayne Conner (born March 28, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former American gymnast who, as a member of the gold medal-winning men's gymnastics team at the 1984 Summer Olympic Games won an individual gold on the parallel bars. Conner was also the 1979 World Champion on the parallel bars. Conner is the only American male gymnast to have won gold medals at every level of competition, including international, national and collegiate.
Courtney Lynn McCool (born April 1, 1988 in Kansas City, Missouri) is an American gymnast, who was a team member in the 2004 Summer Olympics women's artistic gymnastic team. Although she didn't compete in the team finals, she helped the team place second, earning the silver medal behind Romania. Featured among Inside Gymnastics Magazine's "50 Most Photogenic Gymnasts of 2005," Courtney is known for combining beautiful technique with explosive power.
Mary Sanders is an individual Rhythmic Gymnast. Mary holds dual citizenship of both the United States and Canada, as her father was from the US and her mother is Canadian. She began her career representing Canada but began to compete for the USA in late 2002. Sanders represented America in the 2004 Olympics in Athens. She has since retired from rhythmic gymnastics and is employed by Cirque du Soleil. Sanders was chosen for induction into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2009.
Julianne Lyn McNamara (born October 11, 1965) was an American artistic gymnast, who was born to Australian parents. She was the winner of the U.S. women's first individual event gold medal in Olympic history. She won the 1980 US all-around title and earned a spot on the Olympic team that boycotted the Moscow Games. A year later, at the world championships that were coincidentally also held in Moscow, McNamara notched the top U.S.
Kurt Bilteaux Thomas is an American Olympic gymnast. While at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana, Thomas became a member of the US Olympic team at the 1976 Summer Olympics. In 1978, Thomas was the first American male gymnast to win a gold medal in floor exercise in a world championship. In 1979 he became the first gymnast to receive the James E. Sullivan Award for the best amateur athlete in the US and earned two gold medals and three silver medals in international competition.
Chellsie Marie Memmel is an American gymnast. She is the 2005 World All-Around Champion, making her the third American woman, after Kim Zmeskal and Shannon Miller, to become World Champion in the All-Around. She is also a World Champion on the uneven bars (2003) and as part of the U.S. team (2003). She is a member of the United States' 2008 Olympic women's gymnastics team.
Mitchell ("Mitch") Jay Gaylord (born March 10, 1961), is an American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist. Gaylord was born in Van Nuys, California, son of Fred and Linda Gaylord. While attending UCLA, he won the All-Around in the 1983 and 1984 U.S. National Championships, and the 1984 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championship. In the 1984 Summer Olympic Games, Gaylord led the gold-medal-winning U.S. men's gymnastics team, becoming the first American gymnast to score a perfect 10.00 in the Olympics.
Jamie Annette Dantzscher is a retired American gymnast. She was a member of the fourth-place US team at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. Her hometown was San Dimas, California and she graduated from San Dimas High School. Training at Charter Oak Gliders club in southern California, Dantzscher was a member of the US national gymnastics team for eight years, starting in 1994.
Kristin Ann Maloney, also known as Kristen Maloney, is a retired gymnast from Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania, United States, who was coached by Jack Carter in the 2000 Olympics. Maloney was also the U.S. senior all-around National Champion in 1998 and 1999 and the 1998 Goodwill Games gold medalist on the balance beam.