September 30, 2013 - 9:00am
Leigh Ann Fetter is today a hall of fame swimmer and for good reason as we dive into this Sports legend of the Ville.
In 2003, swimmer Leigh Ann Fetter became an official hall of fame inductee into the halls of the University of Texas at Austin.
September 10, 2013 - 9:00am
Tori Trees has spent her entirely life in water seemingly and this has led her to tremendous athletic pursuits.
In 1984 the Olympics famously returned to the United States, as they were held in Los Angeles, California, and among the many representing the states in the contest was Louisville’s own, swim
September 3, 2013 - 9:00am
Today George Breed in an international legend in the world of fencing, a hall of famer, and holds an important distinction for the city of Louisville.
George Horace Breed was born in the Derby City in 1876, one hundred years after the country was.
December 3, 2012 - 10:00am
Mike Silliman has became an icon representing not just Louisville but the United States with pride and dignity.
In October of 1968 the Sports world was abuzz about that year’s Summer Olympics. An event held in Mexico City, the games would be overshadowed by a number of cultural issues however when it came down to basketball few events could outshine Louisville native Mike Silliman.Captain of the United...
July 27, 2012 - 7:00pm
The 47-year-old, three-time Olympic gold medalist grew up in St. Matthews and still visits her hometown regularly. She lives in Peachtree City, Ga.
This article appeared in the August 2012 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com. Your greatest accomplishment? “Probably my two world-record swims in 1981. Oh, and graduating from Cal Berkeley is a huge feather in my cap.” Who are...