Olympic gold medalist
skater Sarah Hughes and WNBA star Sue Bird were the 2002 award winners in the individual and team sport categories, respectively.
Among the stellar athletes are: Jay Kincaid, gold medalist
, 2003 World Kayak Freestyle Championships; Alison Dunlap, world mountain biker; Tao Berman, three-time world-record holder of the highest waterfall descent in a kayak; Steve Fisher, bronze medalist at the 2003 World Freestyle Kayak Championships; Anita Ortiz, 2002 USATF Mountain Runner of the Year; and Brad Ludden, three-time Teva Mountain Games Freestyle Kayaking Champion.
That was the Olympics for my sport and we no longer have it,'' said Trevor Meyer, a three-time Bike Stunt Flatland gold medalist
Joining the team in Dallas will be the five living American decathlon gold medalists
-- Bob Mathias (1948, 1952), Milt Campbell (1956), Rafer Johnson (1960), Bill Toomey (1968), and Bruce Jenner (1976) -- to share training tips and provide motivational support.
1 -- color) Olympic gold medalist
and Canyon High alumnus Crystl Bustos, right, works with 7-year-old Taylor Gaff on Saturday at the second annual Christmas Softball Clinic at Hart Park in Newhall.
Established in 1946, The Industrial Research Institute Gold Medalist
Award is presented annually by the Institute to recognize and honor leaders of technology for their outstanding accomplishments in technological innovation which contribute broadly to the development of industry and to the benefit of society.
In the men's snowboard superpipe competition, 2014 Winter Olympic gold medalist
Iouri Podladtchikov will face a collection of competitors vying to top the podium, including Ayumu Hirano and Danny Davis.
World Indoor gold medalist
McCorory took the victory in 50.
James, the gold medalist
in the 2012 London Olympics, bested his rival by leaning at the end to finish in 43.
Iranian Olympic gold medalist
Rezazadeh was in the fourth place, with Iran's former wrestling champion and Olympic gold medalist
Alireza Dabir in the second place.
Russian gold medalist
Tatyana Lysenko and Poland's silver medalist Anita Wlodarczyk will battle German world record-holder Betty Heidler (260 feet, 7 inches).
Michelle Obama will be joined by Ambassador Louis Susman, two-time women's soccer gold medalist
Brandi Chastain, women's gymnastics gold medalist
Dominique Dawes, Paralympic javelin gold medalist
Gabriel Diaz de Leon, men's basketball gold medalist
Grant Hill and two-time women's swimming gold medalist
Summer Sanders at the Opening Ceremony on July 27.