Caitlyn Marie Jenner (born William Bruce Jenner; October 28, 1949) is an American television personality and retired Olympic gold medal–winning decathlete.
Jenner played college football for the Graceland Yellowjackets before incurring a knee injury that required surgery. Convinced by Olympic decathlete Jack Parker's coach, L. D. Weldon, to try the decathlon, Jenner won the men's decathlon event at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, setting a third successive world record and gaining fame as "an all-American hero".
Given the unofficial title of "world's greatest athlete", Jenner established a career in television, film, writing, auto racing, business, and as a Playgirl cover model.
Caitlyn Jenner is weighing in on a controversial subject. The California gubernatorial candidate made an appearance on The View on Thursday (June 10). Click inside to read more… During the appearance, Caitlyn discussed her controversial view of supporting a ban on transgender athletes in multiple states. Sara Haines asked: “As an Olympian, and one of the most famous athletes in the world, your thoughts do carry some weight here.
You’ve called it ‘fundamentally a question of fairness.’ Opponents say it’s pure discrimination. How significant do you think this issue is?” “To be honest with you, it’s a very small issue in the state of California,” Caitlyn said. “I have been very outspoken on this.Read more on justjared.com