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August 23, 1982 to Present
Photo Credit: By NASA/Kathy Barnstorff
Natalie Coughlin is an American swimmer and was the first woman ever to swim the 100-meter backstroke in less than one minute!
At the 2008 Olympics, she became the first U.S. female athlete to win six medals in one Olympiad, and the first woman to win a 100-meter backstroke gold in two consecutive Olympics.
"Without goals, training has no direction."