List of popular United States of America Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from United States of America have achieved some of the highest honors in sports and Olympic history, as even being chosen to represent your country at the Olympics is something that most athletes will never get to experience. These competitors are the most prominent people from United States of America who have competed in the Olympics. United States of America has a long, proud history of competing in the Olympic games, and without these fierce athletes they never would have won any medals. List is made up of many different athletes, including Shaun White and Larry Bird.This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous United States of America Olympic athletes?" and "Who is the greatest United States of America Olympian of all time?"