American swimmer and 5-period Olympic medalist who formerly kept world records in a number of events, like the 200 meter backstroke. He helped lead the USC Trojans going swimming group to four consecutive NCAA Men’s Going swimming and Diving Championships in university. He gained four silver medals on the 1976 Summer months Olympics. He wedded Carolyn Naber in 1981 and jointly they possess a daughter called Christina. He had taken gold on the 1976 Olympics where boxer Glucose Ray Leonard also gained the gold.