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Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner is a sports legend, cultural icon, and winner of the Olympic Decathlon who set and broke 3 world records as a decathlete.

Jenner played college football for the Graceland Jackets before incurring a serious knee injury. After football, Jenner had a Hall of Fame track and field career decathlon career, culminating in winning the Decathlon at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal and gaining fame as an all-American hero. Jenner was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated, GQ and Playgirl as well as the most popular athlete to ever grace the cover of a Wheaties cereal box. She was inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1980 and the Olympic Hall of Fame in 1986. Jenner also enjoyed success as a race car driver winning the Toyota Pro/Celebrity race at the Grand Prix of Long Beach in 1979 and 1982. As well as the 1986 12 hours of Sebring IMSA GTO Class. In addition to athletics, Jenner has established successful careers in television, film, writing, as an entrepreneur and in 2022 founded Jenner Racing a team in the all-female W Series Open Wheel Championship.

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