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Ambrose "Rowdy" Gaines IV was the fastest man in the water in the world throughout the 1980"s. At the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, he capped his first phenomenal career with a triple gold-medal winning and double world record setting performance. Though largely overshadowed by his Olympic Fame, Rowdy's long swimming career has been nothing shy of outstanding. He was been chosen the World Swimmer of the year, is a 22 time NCAA All-American and was honored as the Southeastern Conferance Athlete of the year in 1981. In 1991 Rowdy Contracted Guillan-Barre Syndrom, an auto immune virus that attacks the nervous system. Paralyzed for over two weeks, Rowdy fought back and overcame the disease. Only one year later, he won the World Championchips in the 50 and 100 meter freestyle both in world record time. Rowdy has been a TV color commentator for CBS, TNT and ESPN and called his fifth Olympic telecast for NBC at the 2008 Olypic Games in Beijing Chine. He is spokes person for companies such as Speedo and the acclaimed Internations Yamamoto Kogaku of Japan as well as Swim Across America, and orgnization helping to find a cure for caner. Rowdy resides in Lake Mary Fl. Where he is the Excutive Director of Rowdy's Kidz, a wellness initiative for The Limu Company that helps provide free swim clinics around the country. He lives with his wife and they have 4 children.

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