Natalie Coughlin is a twelve-time Olympic medalist in professional swimming. She was the only woman in history to swim the 100-meter backstroke under a minute in 2002. Natalie is the first U.S. female athlete in modern Olympic history to win six medals in one Olympiad during 2008 Summer Olympics. She is also the only female swimmer to win a 100-meter backstroke gold in two consecutive Olympics. She was named American Swimmer of the Year three times and also awarded with World Swimmer of the Year. Natalie, in total, has forty-nine medals in international championships including twenty-two gold, seventeen silver, and ten bronze in Olympics. She posed for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2012 and also participated in Dancing with the Stars in season 9. Natalie is also known as a talented writer for her book called Golden Girl.