Then: Jackie Joyner-Kersee – Track

The track star and Olympic gold medalist won 3 gold medals in the heptathlon and the long jump from 1984 to 1996.

Now:┬áJackie Joyner-Kersee – Track

Jackie now runs the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation, which helps impoverished families.

Then: Carl Lewis – Track

Between 1979 and 1997 Carl Lewis took home an impressive 9 gold medals.

Now: Carl Lewis – Track

In 2011, Lewis ran as a Democrat for a seat in the New Jersey Senate, after Sports Illustrated named him “Olympian of the Century”.