Status: Three-time New York City Marathon winner.
DOB: August 7, 1958 in: Cuba
First running memory: “I would say winning junior high school ‘field day’ 600 meters. First big race I ever won [smiles].”
Running inspirations: “One was Steve Prefontaine…Dave Bedford from England…And Ron Clarke from Australia.”
Hobbies/leisure activities: “Besides coaching and working at Nike – that’s pretty [...]
STATUS: Columbia Records recording artist, entreprenuer, TV and film star.
HOBBIES/INTERESTS: I like to go shopping, go to movies. Lots of normal things. Kind of escape from what I do. Go to the gym. Hang out with friends. I love listening and talking with people.
FAVORITE MOVIES: Steel Magnolias, Goonies, Only You, Pretty Woman. And any romantic [...]
Status: World-renowned recording artist/musician.
DOB: September 7, 1949 In: Newark, NJ
Music Inspirations: “Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Nancy Wilkins.”
Hobbies/Leisure Activities: “I like to cook. I like to sew. I like studying the Bible. I like shopping [smiles]. I’m a shoe fan.”
Favorite Movie: “The Incredibles [laughs].”
Last Book Read: “The Bible.”
Favorite TV Show: “Smallville.”
Musical Favorites: “I [...]
Status: New York Giants wide receiver.
Ht: 5-11 Wt: 178
DOB: May 25, 1986 In: Warren, Ohio
Football Inspirations: “Probably Jerry Rice and Charles Woodson.”
Nicknames: “People call me Rio, obviously for Super Mario.”
Hobbies/Leisure Activities: “Play video games, I like to read Sports Illustrated, shoot around, I love basketball, I like to shoot around basketball a little.”
(Note: This Biofile interview was done by telephone in the 1990s.)
Status: New York Times Pulitzer-Prize winning sports columnist. Author of 21 books.
DOB: May 6, 1929 In: Troy, New York
Childhood Hero: ”Stan Musial. I lived in Brooklyn but I liked the Cardinals more than the Dodgers. Stan was my guy. Great hitter. I liked him from [...]
(Note: This Biofile was originally done at the Buick Westchester in the summer of 1993. Stewart unfortunately died in a plane crash on Oct. 25, 1999.)
DOB: Jan. 30, 1957 In: Springfield, MO
Ht: 6-1 Wt: 180
Golf Inspirations: ”Jack Nicklaus – a person I tried to model myself after. My dad (Bill).”
Hobbies/Interests: ”Cooking, music, hunting, fishing, [...]
Status: Tennis Hall of Famer. Former ATP #1 ranked player in 1988 and winner of seven grand slam singles titles. Currently serves as a TV analyst for Eurosport.
Ht: 6-0 Wt: 163
DOB: August 22, 1964 In: Vaxjo, Sweden
Tennis Inspiration: “As in person? Just like the game. Just like the game. (No players?) Because I started before [...]
Status: Six-time world champion boxer and 1992 Olympic gold medalist.
Ht: 5-11 Wt: 154
DOB: February 4, 1973 In: Los Angeles, CA
Childhood Heroes: “Alexis Arguello, Ray Leonard and Julio Cesar Chavez.”
Age Started Boxing: “Seven.”
Hobbies/Interests: “Golf. One thing about golf, you can never be too good. It’s a challenge, the patience, the
frustration. I think golf is tougher than [...]
Status: New Orleans running back.
Ht: 5-11 Wt: 200
DOB: March 2, 1985 In: Spring Valley, CA
Childhood Heroes/Inspirations: “I didn’t have any heroes. I had guys that I looked up to – probably Michael Jordan, Deion Sanders, people like them.”
Nicknames: “Just President [smiles]. I got that in college.”
Hobbies/Interests: “Hmm, shopping, playing video [...]
Status: Jockey won the 2011 Kentucky Derby with Animal Kingdom.
Ht: 5-6 Wt: 110
DOB: November 24, 1971 In: Carolina, Puerto Rico
Childhood Hero: “Well, for the racetrack, I have to say Angel Cordero.”
Hobbies/Interests: “I have no hobby [laughs]. Only my children and my wife. That’s my hobby.”
Nickname: Johnny V.
Favorite Movies: “Wow. I gotta say Dirty Dancing. The [...]
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