Amy Van Dyken Speaker Profile
Six-Time Olympic Swimming Gold Medalist
Amy Van Dyken Biography
Gold medal swimmer, Amy Van Dyken was born February 15, 1973in Englewood, Colorado and is and has won six career Olympic gold medals. Fourof these gold medals came in the 1996 Summer Olympics, making her the firstAmerican woman to accomplish such a feat and the most successful athlete at the1996 Summer Olympics. She won gold in the 50 meter free, 100 meter butterfly,4Ã100 meter freestyle relay, and the 4Ã100 meter medley relay.
Van Dyken is an asthmatic who suffered from severe asthmathroughout her childhood and into adulthood. She began swimming on the adviceof a doctor as a way to strengthen her lungs to cope with her condition andprevent future asthma attacks.
Since her retirement, Van Dyken has toured on a number of speaking engagementsto groups as varied as schools and multi-national corporations, she has been aDJ on a sports radio show in Arizona, served as the side-line reporter for theSeattle Seahawks & Denver Broncos football teams, and even played in theaward-winning stage-play the Vagina Monologues. She is actively involved in anumber of charities, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and along withhusband Rouen runs an annual celebrity fundraiser in Evergreen, Colorado toraise money for disadvantaged youth.
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Posted on 19 September 2014 | 4:37 pm
Six time Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has been named the keynote speaker for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly, which will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on September 25-26. Dyken-Rouen was the first woman to win four gold medals in one Olympic Games, accomplishing this feat at the Atlanta Olympic Games in 1996. She went on to win two additional...[Read More]
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