Every four years, we live for watching the Olympics. The games bring emotional frenzy and a flurry of national pride. With all of the excitement surrounding Team USA, getting to know the athletes who take the spotlight is as exciting as the sports themselves.
Olympic glory never fades, but many competitors find a new calling after they officially retire. Many of these interesting people go on to do some rather unusual things, while some simply seek the comfort of normal life. With Rio 2016 in full swing, we can’t help but wonder: Where are our favorite past Olympic stars now?
From politics to modeling and everything in between, these Olympians continue to go for the gold—even after their athletic time has come and gone. Read on to see what some of the biggest names from decades past are doing in 2016.