Meet the Olympians from Texas
August 11, 2016
The Olympics are in full swing, and the United States is off to a great start!
While the world converges in Rio de Janeiro, the state of Texas is well-represented in the Great Games. Not only are Texans being represented on Team USA, but athletes with Texas ties are representing countries from all over the world.
Here are some of the names below:
Cammile Adams, USA, Swimming, 24
Cammile Adams is a part of the USA Swimming team and will be competing in the 200-meter butterfly in Rio. A Cypress, Texas native, Cammile won two 200-meter butterfly NCAA titles during her time at Texas A&M. Who was her favorite athlete while at A&M? Johnny Football.
Rachel Adams, USA, Volleyball, 26
Rachael is a graduate of the University of Texas with a degree in Advertising. She will be a part of the Women’s Volleyball team competing in Rio and recently earned “Best Middle Blocker” honors at the FIVB World Grand Prix.
Simone Biles, USA, Gymnastics, 19
The teenager from Spring, Texas has taken the world by storm with her total domination of the gymnastics world over the last three years. She heads to Rio with 14 World Championship medals, which is easily the most in U.S. history, and three straight all-around World Championships.
Michelle Carter, USA, Track & Field, 30
Michelle Carter is a Red Oak native and shot put extraordinaire. She is a four-time shot put National Champion (2008, 2009, 2011, 2014) and was also a collegiate National Champion during her time at UT. Her father, Michael Carter, still holds the national high school record for the longest shot put and Michelle holds the national high school record for women.
You can learn all about the Rio Olympians with Texas ties! Watching the best athletes in the world compete can be intimidating, but it can also be inspiring. It will be easy to get out in your DFW Texas home in ArrowBrooke to stretch your legs or go for a walk in our spacious park!
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