As captain of the 1996 Atlanta Olympics’ Magnificent Seven, Amanda Borden found most of her success on the floor exercise and uneven bars. She competed on the U.S. Team that earned the silver medal at the 1994 World Championships, where she was an uneven bars event finalist. Borden won titles at many other international events, including the 1995 Pan American Games.
After retiring from competitive gymnastics, Amanda graduated from Arizona State University. In May 2004, the two-time Olympian opened Amanda Borden Gold Medal Gymnastics Academy in Tempe, Ariz.