American swimmer and three-time Olympic precious metal medalist, successful two in 1968 in Mexico Town and 1 in 1972 in Munich. He was strike by a pickup truck when he is at eighth grade, avoiding him from playing get in touch with sports therefore he focused exclusively on swimming from then on. He became the 1st American ever to do it again as a silver medalist in the 1,500-meter freestyle after earning the function in 1968 and 1972. His little girl Loni had an extraordinary swimming profession in university. He won silver on the 1972 Olympics where swimmer Tag Spitz won an incredible seven silver medals.