Shawn Johnson

By 2008, she had won the gold medal in balance beaming. She was named “America’s Most-Liked Sports Figure” by Forbes the following year.

Alicia Sacramone

Alicia started gymnastics at the age of eight and won 12 medals at the US National Championships. She retired from the sport in 2012.

Michael Phelp

He has the most gold medals (23), gold medals in individual events (13), and 16 medals overall in individual events.

Aly Raisman

Aly was the captain of the Fierce Five, a US women’s gymnastics team that competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Dara Torre

She has 12 medals (four gold) and was the oldest swimmer to be selected for an Olympic team at the age of 41.

Greg Lougani

Greg Louganis was a gold medalist at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics (he was a favorite for the 1980 Olympics.

Nastia Liukin

she began gymnastics at the age of three after spending so much time in the gym. She was the world champion on the balance beam in 2005 and 2007.

Apolo Ohno

Ohno was inducted into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame as the most decorated American Olympian in the Winter Olympics.