List of Olympic athletes born in Orange County, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Orange County have achieved some of the highest honors in sports history just by qualifying for the Olympics, as most athletes will never be chosen to represent their countries. These are the most prominent people from Orange County who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Orange County Olympians were born in Orange County, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. List features athletes like Larry Bird, Amanda Beard and more!This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Orange County?" and "Which Olympians were born in Orange County?"