- Nastia Liukin
Moscow native Nastia Liukin grew up in Parker, TX. She would become the Olympic all-around gymnastic champion in 2008, and became only the third U.S. gymnast to win five medals at one Olympic Game: one gold for all-around; three silver medals, a team medal, and one each in the balance beam and uneven bars; and one bronze in the floor exercise. Nastia was also a nine-time World Championship medalist and a four-time U.S. national all-around champion; prior to the 2008 games she was a four-time world champion, in 2005 on the balance beam and uneven bars, and again in 2007 for the balance beam and with her gymnastic team. She was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2017.