The six-time champion swimmer severed her spine in a vehicle accident Friday. She told emergency workers she could not move her toes or feel anything touching her legs.
Sept. 10, 1994 The U.S. women’s relay team — from left, Amy Van Dyken, Kristine Quance, Jenny Thompson and Lea Loveless — stand on the podium after winning silver in the women’s 4x100-meter medley relay at the world swimming championships in Rome. China’s team took the gold medal for the relay and set a world record time of 4:01.67. Shaun Botterill/AllSport via Getty Images Buy Photo