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Olympic glory: Jenner broke a world record and won the gold medal in the men's decathlon at the 1976 Montreal Games.
Fame post-Games: Can't Stop the Music, Keeping Up With the Kardashians
He may not have the most famous last name in his K-fixated basik-kable kadre, but Jenner was known once upon a time for his athletic abilities instead of his reality show meltdowns. He broke a world record, graced a Wheaties box, and immediately parlayed his victory into appearances hosting Battle of the Network Stars and starring in the Village People movie Can't Stop the Music, among other accomplishments. But Jenner's savviest business move of all may have been marrying branding expert (and fertility phenom) Kris Kardashian (now Jenner). More than 36 years after his win, Jenner returns to the Games in an official capacity — as an Olympic correspondent for E!, Keeping Up's home network.
Judges say... Gold medal for longevity. His career has had an arc like a high-flying javelin.
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Olympic glory: Yamaguchi's topped the podium, winning a gold medal for women's figure skating at 1992's Albertville Games.
Fame post-Games: Dancing With the Stars
Yamaguchi is one of America's most famous Olympic ice skaters. After her win, she stayed out of the spotlight for the most part — save for a cameo in 1994's D2: The Mighty Ducks. The decision proved wise. When she came back for season 6 of Dancing with the Stars, it was with a bang. While the show has been good to many former Olympians (Evan Lysacek and Hope Solo, for example), Yamaguchi has been one of the few to win her season (along with Apolo Anton Ohno, Shawn Johnson, and London returning contender Natalie Coughlin).
Judges say... Silver. She had the longest time between her Olympic triumph and her stint on DWTS, but her mirrorball victory only proved that she has remained America's sweetheart.
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Olympic glory: Conner won artistic gymnastics gold at 1984's Los Angeles Games.
Fame post-Games: Rad
Conner has dabbled in it all. He was a gymnastic magazine editor, a sports commentator, and, in 1986, movie star. Conner played a BMX racer (named Bart!) in the cult classic Rad with the artist soon to be known as ''Aunt Becky,'' Lori Loughlin (pictured). Recent gymnastics fans may also recognize him from cameos in the 2006 film Stick It and ABC Family's now-canceled series Make It Or Break It. Conner continues to provide color commentary for high-level gymnastics competitions.
Judges say... Silver. We can't ignore personal life, and Conner gets a perfect 10 for marrying another Olympic legend, Romanian golden girl Nadia Comaneci.
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Olympic glory: Gaylord led the gold-medal-winning U.S. men's gymnastics team at the 1984 Los Angeles Games.
Fame post-Games: American Anthem
Gaylord made history when he became the first American gymnast to score a perfect 10, but he wasn't satisfied just being a record-breaker — Hollywood was calling. He starred as a football player-turned-gymnast in American Anthem, which he followed up with roles in B movies with names like American Tiger and Sexual Outlaws. He also was a stunt double for Robin in 1995's Batman Forever. Since then, Gaylord has remained in front of them camera as a correspondent for various networks talking beams, bars, and floor routines.
Judges say... Bronze. For those who remember the '84 Games, Gaylord is a top contender, but youngsters probably have never heard of him.
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Mary Lou Retton
Olympic glory: Retton became the first American gymnast to win gold for ladies all-around during the 1984 Los Angeles Games.
Fame post-Games: Scrooged, Baywatch Mary Lou goes to Washington! The gymnast was a vocal supporter of Ronald Reagan and also attended the 2004 Republican National Convention. Much like the former president, Retton had a dramatic flair — she appeared as herself playing Tiny Tim in 1988's Scrooged and tumbled into the hearts of Baywatch viewers (not in slow-mo) in 1993, among other credits. Judges say... Miss Congeniality. Yes, we know that's not an Olympic award, but if anyone can break that ground, it's Retton.
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Olympic glory: Moseley, the first Puerto Rican skier for Team USA, won gold in men's freestyle skiing at 1998 Nagano Games.
Fame post-Games: Skating with the Stars
After Moseley took gold in Japan, he went the traditional route, hosting Saturday Night Live. He hosted three seasons of MTV's Real World/Road Rules Challenge and landed in third place on ABC's Dancing With the Stars spin-off Skating With the Stars in 2010. Last year, he scored a gig hosting G4's American Ninja Warrior and made the move to a bigger audience when the show aired on NBC.
Judges say... Bronze — nothing A-list, but for a ski bum, he certainly kept a career going.
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Eddie ''The Eagle'' Edwards
Olympic glory: Despite having no training in ski jumping whatsoever, Edwards (a downhill skier) qualified for the 1988 Calgary Games. He finished last in two events.
Fame post-Games: Product endorsements, one-hit wonder status
Edwards wasn't known for his Olympic gold — he was more like a walking punchline — and his unlikely flight to fame forced the IOC to reconsider its qualifying standards in 1990. Given the mix of myth and mystification surrounding his Olympic run, it's no surprise that Edwards was able to parlay infamy into a lucrative gig shilling for companies including Britain's Eagle Airlines. He even spun out an improbable Finnish music offering with ''Mun nimeni on Eetu'' (''My name is Eetu''). Edwards does not speak Finnish.
Judges say... Bronze. He quickly lost his instafame on this side of the pond, but with former Harry Potter star Rupert Grint rumored to play him in an upcoming biopic, ''The Eagle'' could soar again.
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Olympic glory: Though her powerhouse triple axel stoked hopes she would medal at 1994's Lillehammer Games, a broken skate lace relegated her to eighth place.
Fame post-Games: Celebrity Boxing
In one of the biggest Olympic scandals of all time, Harding made herself a household name not for her grace on the ice but her off-the-rink antics when her husband Jeff Gillooly hired a thug to take out fellow Team USA competitor Nancy Kerrigan's kneecap. Though America loves a scandal, Harding's fame flailed, then fizzled entirely — first, when a sex tape she made with Gillooly surfaced, then when the one-time petite figure skater traded in her leotards for boxing gloves and sparred with former Bill Clinton mistress Paula ''The Arkansas Pounder'' Jones on a Fox reality show.
Judges say... Disqualified.