Anne Wafula Strike is a Paralympic wheelchair racer and athlete to know.
Tidye Pickett was a two-time Olympian in the 1930s.
Florence Griffith-Joyner is considered the fastest woman of all time.
The first Black woman from the U.S. to win an Olympic medal.
Luisa "Lucha" Fuentes is a six-time South American champion, and two-time Olympian.
Veronica Campbell Brown is a Jamaican sprinter, Olympic and world champion.
Surya Bonaly liked to challenge the status quo.