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Chaunté Lowe

Olympian, American Record Holder, Member of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition

Chaunte Lowe was appointed as a member of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition on March 24, 2023, for a 2-year term.

Ms. Lowe is an Olympic high jumper who competed in 4 Olympic Games, making her fourth team as a mother of 3. The 12-time U.S. National Champion has earned permanent places in 3 separate Halls of Fame. Lowe touched the nation’s heart when she trained for her fifth Olympic Games while undergoing chemotherapy and a double mastectomy to advocate for breast cancer awareness. Her accolades include winning an Olympic bronze medal in the 2008 Olympic Games and 3 medals (gold, silver and bronze) at the World Championship. Now retired after dedicating over 20 years to professional sports, Lowe commits her time to inspiring audiences as a spokesperson for several organizations committed to doing good in the community and advocating health and wellness in the fight against breast cancer. She’s an accomplished motivational speaker and children’s book author, engaging audiences worldwide with her dynamic storytelling on resilience, leadership, teamwork, overcoming obstacles and her journey as an Olympian and breast cancer survivor.

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