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Dominique Moceanu

People Who Inspire Us, Despite What Others Might See As Their Challenges

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 12.25.2014 | Impact
Jeryl Brunner

Most people might think if you want to be a gymnastics champion you need legs. But just ask Jen Bricker if that's true. She'll tell you otherwise.

WATCH: Olympic Gymnast Reflects On Shocking Family Secret

OWN | Posted 08.28.2013 | OWN

In 1996, the world got to know 14-year-old gymnast Dominique Moceanu during the Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Cheering for her along with the rest of t...

WATCH: Olympian Blasts Coaches Who 'Scar' Young Women

Posted 07.19.2013 | Women

Dominique Moceanu wowed the world as a member of the "Magnificent Seven," the U.S. women's gymnastics team that took home a gold medal at the 1996 Oly...

Olympian Imperfection

Rachel Adams | Posted 08.06.2012 | Sports
Rachel Adams

Much as we may admire the spectacle of perfectly muscled, perfectly strong, and vibrant Olympian bodies, what makes us care are the stories of illness and disability that attest to the athletes' humanity.

'I Had Waited My Whole Life For This, And Now I Couldn’t Wait To Be Done'

Posted 07.27.2012 | Women

I had waited my whole life for this, and now I couldn’t wait to be done with the Olympics, so that I could be done with the Karolyis.

WATCH: Turing Fails Into Wins - 4 Olympians Who Triumphed Over Injury

Oliver Noble | Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

On the Internet, when someone makes a mistake that results in a physical or emotional injury we like to call it a “FAIL.” But when someone spends ...

Olympic Gymnast Reveals Secret Sister With No Legs

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.15.2012 | Los Angeles

Dominique Moceanu, a member of the 1996 gold-medal-winning US women's gymnastics team, received the biggest bombshell of her life as her father was dy...

Gold Medalist Finds Long-Lost Sister

Posted 06.11.2012 | Sports

Balance and poise are two of the most important aspects of gymnastics. Olympic gold medalist Dominique Moceanu displayed these characteristics at a wo...