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Mark Spitz
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    (February 10, 1950- )
    Won two gold medals, one silver and one bronze medal in the Olympics (1968)
    Won a record seven gold medals in a single Olympics (1972)
    Tied the US record with 11 medals in the Olympics
    He is a dentist.
    Wrote 'Seven Golds: Mark Spitz Own Story'
    He held 26 world swimming records
    At 40 years old, he tried to make a return to the Olympics against guys more than half his age.
    In 1968, he claimed he would win six gold medals but only won two.
    He was disliked by his Indiana college swimming team, because he was cocky and bragged that he was far better than his teammates.
    After being humbled in the 1968 Olympics, his personality took a turn for the better.
    His ego dropped and he became a team player.
    He swam in the Munich 1972 Olympics, despite threats against his life.
    Palestinian terrorists had killed Israeli athletes and he was a Jewish US athlete.
    He is left handed.
    He said 'There comes a time when champions must prepare to lose.'
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 8 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 26 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 67 Votes: 47.76% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 103 Votes: 51.46% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 90 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 29 Votes: 55.17% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 54 Votes: 68.52% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 98 Votes: 47.96% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 193 Votes: 44.04% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 168 Votes: 58.93% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 244 Votes: 50.41% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 280 Votes: 49.29% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 642 Votes: 62.31% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1890 Votes: 65.50% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 4410 Votes: 51.25% Annoying
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