Gymnast Mary Lou Retton's Greatest Honors
At the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games, 16-year-old Mary Lou Retton became the first American woman to take home the gold in gymnastics. This pint-size powerhouse vaulted to stardom and was one of the first women to grace the cover of the Wheaties cereal box. Now, Mary Lou looks back on what she calls "the time of her life."
Published on July 19, 2012