Rowdy Gaines Speaker Profile
Three-Time Olympic Swimming Gold Medalist
Rowdy Gaines Biography
Rowdy Gaines was born February 17, 1959 in Winter Haven, Florida and is a former American swimmer, U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame member, Olympic three-time gold medalist, and member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame. He is currently the chief fundraiser for USA Swimming as well as a swimming analyst for television networks ESPN and NBC including coverage of the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics, his fourth as a TV commentator.
Gaines still holds Masters long course world records in several freestyle events. At the 2011 Short Course Masters Nationals, Gaines broke his own national record in the 50-54 division 50 yard freestyle (21.36), notable in that he did the swim without the use of a technical suit (now banned). On July 16, 2011, Gaines broke the 50-54 Age Group record in the long course 100m freestyle with a time of 54.6. Gaines currently resides in Lake Mary, Florida where he is Executive Director of Rowdy's Kidz, a charitable program sponsored by LIMU, The Company. His wife, Judy, and he have four daughters: Emily, Madison, Savanna and Isabelle.
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Posted on 9 November 2013 | 5:08 pm
US Olympic swimming gold medalist Rowdy Gaines spoke to students at Tioga High School and Scott M. Brame Middle School in Rapides Parish, Louisiana on November 4. He spent the day speaking to students about commitment, standing up against bullying, and of course, swimming. One of the key messages that Gaines wanted to get across the to the kids is that it is never too late to find what...[Read More]
Posted on 13 July 2013 | 4:20 pm
The Winter Haven native and three-time Olympic gold medalist, Rowdy Gaines, will speak at the Lake Region District Boy Scouts of America Friends of Scouting Luncheon on Thursday. The event will start at noon at Southern Dunes Country Club, 2888 Southern Dunes Blvd. Gaines began swimming as a junior at Winter Haven High School, eventually taking his newfound talent to Auburn...[Read More]
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