She's the first American woman to win 4 Olympic Gold Medals at a single Olympic Games.

Swimmer Amy Van Dyken is a 6-time Gold Medal Olympian Swimmer (4 at 1996 Atlanta games, and 2 at 2000 Sydney Olympics).

She was diagnosed with asthma at an early age, and swimming was suggested to her by her doctor, to help cope and prevent future asthma attacks.

A former University of Arizona Lady Wildcat and Colorado State University Lady Ram swimmer, she was the 1994 NCAA Female Swimmer of the Year.

Among many other awards, she has also been named AP Female Athlete of the Year (1996), USA Swimming Swimmer of the Year and won an ESPY award for Female Athlete of the Year.

In 2014, she was involved in an ATV accident which severed her spinal cord, leaving her paralyzed from the waist down.

She was a guest speaker at the 2018 Wyoming Coaches Association Convention in Casper, and we were able to get an interview with her:

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