Case 6

Amanda Borden

Captain of Gymnastics Team - Gold in '96 Olympics

Amanda Borden (1977 -         )

 

Borden also was a member of the gold medal-winning U.S. Team at the 1995 Pan Am Games. Individually, she won a second gold medal on the balance beam, as well as silver medals in the all-around and floor exercise.  

 

She was known for her clean form and technique, as well as her vivacious, encouraging presence, which was appreciated as Captain of the Magnificent Seven gold-winning Olympic gymnastics team in 1996 in Atlanta.