The Colorado Venture Summit features a group of outstanding speakers. They help set the tone for an event defined by insightful conversations and lasting connections.
Amy Van Dyken-Rouen is a 6-time Olympic gold medal champion. She won 4 gold medals in 1996 in Atlanta and two more in Sydney, Australia in 2000.
Van Dyken-Rouen has the distinction of being one of the few Olympians whose medals are all gold. In 2007 she was the only American swimmer to be inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame's Class of 2007. She was also inducted to the Olympic Hall of Fame in July 2008.
Amy won the ESPY for Female Athlete of the Year; Swimming World magazine's female Swimmer of the Year award; was inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame and US Olympic Hall of Fame; was Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year, USOC Sports Woman of the Year, the Women’s Sports Foundation Sports Woman of the Year and USA Swimming Swimmer of the Year. She was also featured as one of Glamour magazine's Top 10 Women of the Year, named one of 25 most influential females in sport by Women’s Sports and Fitness magazine and received the ARETE Courage in Sports award.
In June of 2014, she was injured in an ATV accident and severed her spinal cord and has since battled back from her below-the-waist paralysis.
Hear her inspirational story of battling to win Gold and to overcome her accident.
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