Willie Davenport

Jeff Gadley, Willie Davenport changed bobsled as Winter Olympic pioneers

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Jeff Gadley and Willie Davenport became the first Black men to compete on a U.S. Winter Olympic team in 1980. [more]

Tai Babilonia, a U.S. Winter Olympic original, credits figure skating trailblazer

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When Tai Babilonia debuted at the Olympics in 1976, the fact that her presence in Innsbruck, Austria, was historic did not enter her 15-year-old mind. [more]