Rowdy Gaines is an American former competitive swimmer. A member of the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame and the International Swimming Hall of Fame, Gaines is a three-time Olympic gold medalist. From 1978 to 1984, Gaines set 10 world records. At the time he was the world record holder in the 100-meter and 200-meter freestyles. Since retiring from competition, Gaines has been the voice of American swimming coverage, serving as an analyst for television network NBC. He has covered swimming at the Olympic Games since 1992 in Barcelona.
Rowdy Gaines Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: February 17, 1959
Birth Place: Winter Haven, Florida, USA
Birth Name: Ambrose Gaines IV
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Rowdy Gaines Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 161 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 73 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 1″
Height in Meters: 1.85 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Shoe Size: 11 (US)
Rowdy Gaines Family Details:
Father: Ambrose “Buddy” Gaines
Mother: Jettie Ann
Spouse/Wife: Judy Gaines (m. 1989)
Children: Emily Gaines (Daughter), Madison Gaines (Daughter), Savanna Gaines (Daughter), Isabelle Gaines (Daughter)
Rowdy Gaines Education:
Winter Haven High School
Rowdy Gaines Facts:
*He was born on February 17, 1959 in Winter Haven, Florida, United States.
*He tried several other sports as a teenager before discovering swimming.
*He received a swimming scholarship to Auburn University, where he became a five-time NCAA champion under the training of head coach Richard Quick.
*He set 10 world records between 1978 and the 1984 Olympic Games.
*He is a swimming analyst for television network NBC.
*Gaines and his wife, Judy, reside in Lake Mary, Florida, with their four daughters: Madison, Emily, Savanna and Isabelle.
*Visit his official website: www.rowdygaines.com