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One to Watch: Gabriela Lopez

After a successful college career, Lopez has a chance to prove herself on the international stage in Rio.

One to Watch: Jimmy Butler

After his mother threw Jimmy Butler out of their home, the teen-ager was taken in by a new family and taught the discipline that led him to be a successful student-athlete, NBA star.

One to watch: Breanna Stewart

Few women’s basketball players can match the success Breanna Stewart has already found as a 21-year-old seeking her first gold medal.

One to watch: DeAnna Price

DeAnna Price, the Division I hammer throw champ, wants to set an example that combats body image issues that affect young women.

One to watch: Matt Emmons

Matt Emmons ended his college career as the most decorated shooter in NCAA rifle championships history, went on to win three Olympic medals and is now aiming for a fourth.

One to Watch: David Smith

His hearing loss hasn’t kept David Smith from registering strong performances on the volleyball court.

One to Watch: Akela Jones

Akela Jones took advantage of her teenage success in Barbados to come to the U.S. to compete in college, where she developed into an Olympian.

One to Watch: Courtney and Kelley Hurley

Fencing is a family passion for the Hurleys, who were coached by a father who met their mother through fencing. It was also a path for an academic career that guided Kelley to medical school and Courtney to a film, television and theater degree.

One to Watch: Bam Pushing for More Success

Once the youngest member of the U.S. field hockey team, Katie Bam is now the most decorated field hockey player in the U.S.

One to Watch: Meghan O'Leary

Meghan O’Leary competed in volleyball and softball at the University of Virginia. But when her competitive fire remained lit after college, she relied on those collegiate experiences as she found a new path to the Olympics in a new sport: rowing.

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