USA Womens Gymnastics Cathy Rigby Winning Silver Medal At 1970 World Championship On The Balance Beam
Cathy Rigby is an actress, speaker, and former world class gymnast. Her performance in the 1968 Summer Olympics at Mexico City helped to popularize the sport of gymnastics in the United States. She became the first American woman to win a medal at a World Gymnastics Championship…the silver medal on the balance beam. After her retirement…she became a stage and television actress. She is most noted for the role of Peter Pan….which she played for more than 30 years.