Justin Dumais

Related Article Diving in to win BioAchievementsMore Raised in a family of divers and swimmers, Justin Dumais’ entry into the sport of diving came about largely by accident—namely his brother landing on his head on the deck of a neighbor’s pool. In an effort to keep their children from killing themselves, Justin’s parents signed them…

Dwight Dumais

Born with a springboard in his step BioAchievements Raised in a family of divers and swimmers, Ventura, California-born, Stanford-educated Dwight has been winning diving medals since he was 6 years old. In 1994 he was named Southern Pacific Association Diver of the Year in his age group, a title that all four of his siblings…

Michael Blatchford

Twitter Riding through pain BioAchievementsMore Michael Blatchford’s first true passion, at age 13, was a potentially dangerous and imposing force: the Velodrome in Los Angeles, a 250-meter oval track designed for high-speed cycling that was used during the 1984 Games. But since visiting that track as a young teen, Michael went on to become one…

Jennifer Nichols Hardy

Website Facebook An arrow-straight shooter BioAchievementsMore A veteran of three Summer Games, Jennifer naturally gravitated to the sport of archery, which was a favorite of her family. In fact, her father gave everyone in the family a bow for Christmas presents. Jennifer’s first major competition came at the U.S. Indoor National Championships when she was…