You see your peers weighing 80 pounds and you think, ‘Oh, my God, I’ve got to be 80 pounds or I’ll fail.’
There's so much denial in gymnastics. It's a beautiful sport but the other part is numbing. You become machinelike. They'll refute this, but I've been around it. I know.
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|Birth:||12th December, 1952|
Cathleen Roxanne Rigby was born in Los Alamitos, California. She is an American actress and former gymnast. She is the only actress to have played Peter Pan for more than 30 years. She was U.S. National Gymnastic Champion in 1970 and 1972. Her greatest accomplishment was to become the first American woman to win a medal at a World Gymnastics Championships, the silver medal on the balance beam at the 1970 Championships. She retired from gymnastics after the 1972 Summer Olympics. In 1976, she appeared in a role as a guest star Russian gymnast on the TV series The Six Million Dollar Man. In 1981, Rigby starred as Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz. In 1990, Rigby again appeared as Peter Pan on Broadway and later took the production on tour. Rigby received excellent reviews for her performance and was nominated for a Tony Award. In 2012, she appeared in American Girl's McKenna Shoots for The Stars, as McKenna's gymnastics coach.
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