Laura Wilkinson is an Olympic gold medalist from Spring, Texas. She was the first American to win the Platform Dive event since 1964 and she did so with a broken foot by beating China's superpower diving team during the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. Wilkinson is the only woman to win platform gold at each of the three major world championships, the World Championships (2004), World Cup (2004) and Olympics (2000). Wilkinson also won the 1998 Goodwill Games Platform Gold Medal. She owns 19 United States National Diving Titles, eight of which are in the synchronized event. Wilkinson owns more than 30 gold medals in national and international competition. While at the University of Texas she won two NCAA National Titles in 1997 and 1999 and earned eight All-American honors. She is the chairwoman and co-founder of the Laura Wilkinson Foundation and is a renowned inspirational speaker. Wilkinson was inducted into the hall of fame as part of the class of 2010.