Nobody outside of Iowa knows anything or cares about either the Cyclones or the Hawkeyes.
If the list referenced athletes that are nationally known, it would be for professional or olympic sports:
Agreed. Whether you like gymnastics or not, one must recognize the accomplishments from a world-wide prospective of Shawn Johnson and to a lesser degree the others on this list. (although I'm not sure I equate Bruce Jenner with Iowa.)
Doreen who you ask? She was from Jefferson, and was the first u.S. archer to win Olympic gold (1972). After her return from Munich, she established an archery program in the high school there that really promoted the sport, and she was a great role model.
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