Bonnie Blair

Born: Mar. 18, 1964
Speed skater

only American woman to win 5 Olympic gold medals in Winter Games; won 500-meters in 1988, then 500m and 1,000m in both 1992 and '94; added 1,000m bronze in 1988; Sullivan Award winner (1992); retired on 31st birthday as reigning world sprint champ.

See also: Bonnie Blair The most decorated Winter Olympian in U.S. history.


Earl (Red) BlaikA - CHector (Toe) Blake

More on Bonnie Blair from Fact Monster: