Since her husband's death, Alicia Shay has welcomed fellow runners at her home, building a community that has helped her get ready to race again.
Bobsled brakeman Emily Azevedo established a pen pal program, enlisting her fellow athletes to help connect with and inspire kids.
Whiskers on kittens? Some of her favorite things. Ski jumper Jessica Jerome talks about how cats soothe her soul and keep her grounded.
When Olympic skiing champion Julia Mancuso isn't on the slopes, you can find her in the ocean indulging her favorite new passion, free diving, and adding to her beloved shell collection.
Georgia Gould, the 2012 Olympic bronze medalist in mountain biking, dishes about backyard treasures and kitchen creations at her Colorado home.
When an undernourished baby deer popped up on her property, Olympic pole vault gold medalist and animal lover Jenn Suhr nursed her back to health.
Despite being beaten by two men with brass knuckles, two-time world racquetball champion Rhonda Rajsich didn't scream or back down. The competitive mindset saved her life.
Angela Madsen thought her life was over when she underwent a paralyzing surgery, but really it had just begun. The disabled athlete has left a slew of world records in her wake.
Amber Neben is one of the top road cyclists in the world, but there's one title that has always eluded her: an Olympic gold. She's hoping to end that drought in London.
The quiet 16-year-old from Eau Claire, Wis., excels as women ski jumpers finally join Olympics at the first Winter Youth Games.