It’s hard to believe that a young girl could be told her Olympic dreams would never come true — but after two medals, we think Dr. Dot Richardson had the last laugh! Richardson, a softball player, wanted to compete in the Games but had to wait until the sport was finally accepted.
It’s time to step outside of your comfort zone and try something new! Olympian Rowdy Gaines says at the beginning of his swimming career, he struggled with disqualifications because of a problem he had at the start. Rather than conform to everyone else, Rowdy was able to create a new type of start. It was so successful, now everyone does it!