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Aileen Riggin Soule
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Swimmer
    (May 2, 1906-October 17, 2002)
    Won Olympic Gold in Springboard Diving (1920)
    Won Olympic Silver in Springboard Diving (1924)
    Won Olympic Bronze in 100 meter backstroke (1924)
    She is tiny; 4'7 and 65 pounds.
    She said: 'I'm afraid to stop swimming, so I just keep on going.'
    She is the first Olympian of either gender to medal in both swimming and diving.
    She is the first person to be filmed underwater.
    She was first to be filmed swimming in slow-motion.
    To make a living, she joined Billy Rose's Aquacade (1926).
    She pioneered as being one of the first American female sports writer.
    At ninety, she set 11 national and five world records in the ninety years and over group (1996).
    She was selected #80 by Sports Illustrated for Women's Century's Greatest Sportswomen.
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 12 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 16 Votes: 43.75% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 13 Votes: 38.46% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 14 Votes: 64.29% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 16 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 33 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 45 Votes: 62.22% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 41 Votes: 56.10% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 97 Votes: 50.52% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 153 Votes: 39.87% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 179 Votes: 42.46% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 361 Votes: 42.38% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 402 Votes: 46.77% Annoying
 
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