Dominic Johnson of St. Lucia jumps to clear the bar and win the bronze medal in the pole vault competition during the Pan American Games on Friday, Aug. 8, 2003 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. (AP Photo /Laura Rauch)

Laura Rauch

Not only did Johnson set the city pole vault record (15-6) in 1993, he won the state decathlon title a year later with 6,284 points. He became a three-time Olympic pole-vaulter and a UA All-American.

Sports columnist for the Arizona Daily Star.