Skater Leticia Bufoni is a badass shredder. Her skateboarding career has found her walking the red carpet and winning skateboarding titles. She won a gold medal at the World Skateboarding Championship in 2015. She is also known for winning five gold medals at the X Games.
At a 2016 red carpet event, Bufoni arrived in style to accept the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Award. The Brazilian American is hot property on social media with 2.8 million Instagram followers.
Megan Rapinoe is a professional women’s soccer player who was part of the superstar trio on the extraordinary United States national team from 2003-2006. The formidable wing helped clinch three World Cup titles and four Olympic gold medals.
Rapinoe’s U.S. Women’s Soccer days found her, as well as all-star teammates Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd, on magazine covers and red carpets everywhere. At the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Awards, she won the event and was named Sportsperson of the Year at the 2019 red carpet affair.
Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin dominated the backstroke competition, becoming the first-ever woman to complete the 100-meter course in less than a minute at Berkeley University. And at the 2008 Summer Olympics, she set another backstroke record, becoming the first female swimmer to win the 100-meter in two consecutive Olympics. She holds the record for most medals in a single Olympiad with six.
As for red carpet events, she’s attended a few. She looked smashing in a black and white cocktail dress at US Weekly's annual Hot Hollywood party.
Nancy Lopez (to the former President's right) is a retired American pro golfer. In the women’s division, she won 48 LPGA Tour events. The 1985 Golfer of the Decade was the first woman to be awarded the Frances Ouimet Award for Lifelong Contributions to Golf.
Whether it was at Hall-of-Fame inductions or LPGA tour Awards, Lopez has made many red-carpet entrances. In 2006, she even attended the Oval Office, visiting then-President, George W. Bush as part of the Solheim Cup golfing event!
Pole vaulter Allison Stokke has been setting records vaulting herself over the bar since high school. The track and field star did not qualify for the 2012 U.S. Olympics, but she continued to vault professionally.
Missing the Olympics, she became a sportswear model. Photographed by major brands like Nike, her vaulting shots were captivating. Not all the attention was embraced; she unwillingly became an "it girl." But as a sports model, she is right at home on the red carpet.