Janet Evans, three-time Olympian and four-time individual Olympic gold medalist, is considered the greatest female distance swimmer of all time. At the end of her swimming career, Janet Evans retired her swimming career with seven world records, five Olympic medals, and 45 U.S. national titles.
Janet Evans had the honor of carrying the Olympic Torch at the Opening Ceremony Summer Olympics, handing the torch to boxing legend Muhammad Ali to light the cauldron.
Since the end of her swimming career, Janet Evans has made a name for herself as a commercial spokesperson, author, a reality television personality, and a highly sought after speaker.
Janet Evans has been a motivational speaker and corporate spokesperson for companies such as AT&T, Speedo, Campbell's, PowerBar, and Cadillac, and Xerox. In 2008, Evans competed on the NBC show Celebrity Circus.