Amy Van Dyken

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Birthday
15, 1973
Birthplace
Denver, CO
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1973 (age 45)
Birthplace
Denver, CO

About

Considered one of the best American female swimmers ever, she holds 6 Olympic Gold medals, 4 from the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Before Fame

She suffered from asthma and used swimming as a way to strengthen her lungs.

Trivia

An ATV accident in June 2014 left her paralyzed from the waist down.

Family Life

She has been married twice, first to Alan McDaniel and then to Tom Rouen.

Associated With

Some people have said that she is to American women's swimming as Michael Phelps is to American men's swimming.