Name:  Vonetta Flowers

Birthday:  October 29,1973 (Birmingham, Alabama)

Height:  5'7"

Hometown:  Birmingham, Alabama

High School:  P.D. Jackson Olin

College:  U.A.B. (University of Alabama at Birmingham)

Trains:  Hoover High School

Coach:  Johnny Mack Flowers

 

*  Started running track at age:  9

*  Vonetta is a 2002 Olympic Champion

*  Vonetta is the 1st person of African descent from any country to win a Gold Medal in the Winter Olympics

*  Vonetta is the 1st African-American to Win a Gold   

   Medal in the Winter Olympics

*  Vonetta is the 1st person from Alabama to win a

   medal in the Winter Olympics

*  Vonetta started bobsledding when she was 26 Years Old

*  Vonetta played volleyball, basketball and ran track in high school

*  Vonetta loves spending time with family, shopping and watching Girlfriends

*  Vonetta would love to compete in the 2008 Olympics as a gymnast!

 

Favorites

Color:  Green

Movie:  Any movie with Samuel L. Jackson, Cast Away, Love Jones, I Am Sam and Meet The Parents

Food:  Jerk chicken pasta from Bahama Breeze 

Holiday:  Thanksgiving

TV Show: Girlfriends

Actor:  Samuel L. Jackson


 
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