Natalie Coughlin doesn't have 20 Olympic medals like Michael Phelps, but she did become one of the most decorated female Olympic swimmers in London this week. She now has an even dozen medals after nabbing a bronze at these games.The 29-year-old became the first woman ever to swim the 100m backstroke in under one minute in 2002, and became the first US female athlete to win six medals in one Olympian in 2008 at the Beijing Games. So, she's definitely a big deal in the swimming world and has...Read Full Story
Olympic Swimmer Natalie Coughlin and eyewear brand LensCrafters hosted an event last week featuring healthy lifestyle tips and activities that promote better vision and stronger eyes. The range of eyewear featured at the LensCrafters event gave us a peek into the wide range of stylish options available from the brand.
Coughlin, the Olympic athlete, is both healthy and stylish and certainly has her eyewear style refined. We were impressed by the Coach sunglasses, as we are particularly fond of...Read Full Story
On competitive swimming, chickens and honeybees.
Swimmer Natalie Coughlin, 29, was the most decorated female athlete at both the 2004 Athens and the 2008 Beijing Olympics. In Beijing, she became the first U.S. woman to medal six times during a single Games, giving her a lifetime total of 11. She hopes to add to that number this summer at the 30th Olympiad in London.
Besides swimming, Coughlin’s passions include food, gardening, and the five chickens she keeps in her backyard in Lafayette...Read Full Story
The What's On Your Vanity Series showcases a single beauty item an Olympian loves because it's effective, but also she feels she must keep out on top of her vanity because the gorgeous packaging must be displayed.Pantene has tapped United States Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin as one of their newest beauty ambassadors and I recently had a chance to catch up with her to find out her secret to non-chlorinated locks, her favorite beauty products, and, naturally, What's On Her Vanity. Also, it...Read Full Story
My knowledge of Olympians are limited to black female athletes like the late Florence Griffith Joyner, Dominique Dawes and Dawn Staley, who inspired me to get active in spite of sweating out my curly hair or breaking fingernails. But when I had the opportunity to meet American swimmer and new Pantene ambassador Natalie Coughlin on Thursday, she surprised me with how much we had in common. From curly hair issues to dark spots to a Gilt Groupe shopping addiction, the gorgeous redhead kept it...Read Full Story