Handsome athlete Greg Louganis is an Olympic silver and gold medal diver. At 17 he entered the Montreal Summer Olympics and earned a silver medal in tower diving. In 1984 he won the gold in the Los Angeles Summer Olympics, setting record scores. He again won the gold medal at the Seoul Olympics, even though in the preliminary trials he his his head on the springboard and suffered a concussion.
Louganis has written his memoir in the book Breaking the Surface which remained at number one position on the New York Best Seller List for five weeks. The book was made into a Showtime movie with Mario Lopez in the lead and Louganis as narrator.
Greg Louganis is currently coaching divers in a wide range of ages and abilities
Gregory Efthimios Louganis, born in El Cajon, CA is an Olympic gold medal diver. At the age of sixteen he competed in the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal earning the silver medal in the tower event. Louganis won back-to-back Olympic gold medals in the tower and spring board events at the 1984 and 1986 Summer Olympics. During the preliminaries at the 1986 Olympics he hit his head on the springboard and suffered a concussion. However, he completed the primaries and went on to win two gold medals.
In addition to his spectacular diving career Greg Louganis has co-written a best-selling book titled Breaking the Surface and has had minor roles in films such as Dirty Laundry, Power Moves, and Watercolors. He also competes in dog agility competitions with his dogs Dr. Schivago , Captain Woof Blitzer, and Dobby. He has co-written a book on the care and training of dog titles For the Life of Your Dog.