Paumen was named the 2011 Player of the Year at the Champions Trophy field hockey tournament in Argentina.
Age: 28Twitter: @Seimone Augustus Bio: Augustus is a WNBA Champion, Finals MVP, three-time All Star, and former Rookie of the year.
Gal is in a long term relationship with Hans Peter Minderhoud, another equestrian from the Netherlands.
Age: 35Twitter:@Jess Mako Bio: Born and raised in England, Harrison became a naturalized French citizen to help her realize her dream of making the Olympics.
She's won 6 Doubles Grand Slams and 5 Mixed Doubles Grand Slams, and is currently a part of the number one ranked pair in the world.
She's been romantically connected to fellow Tennis star and former doubles partner Rennae Stubbs in the past, but the two are no longer together.
In 2009 she retired from the sport, before changing her mind, and returning to the national team. I am fortunate that my sexual identity is not an issue, and I don’t suffer the level of discrimination and violence that black lesbians in South Africa do.
I look forward to the day when this is a non-issue and as relevant as my eye color or favorite sushi.Age: 24Twitter: @Matthew_Mitcham Bio: Mitcham won gold at the 2008 Olympics.When fellow Australian Olympians Russell and Lauryn Mark of the shooting team complained that they couldn't stay together in the Olympic village, saying it was anti-heterosexual descrimination and that gay couples could stay together, Mitcham spoke out against them on Twitter. Age: 35 (turns 36 next week)Twitter: N/ABio: Arndt is a two-time Olympic medalist (Bronze in 2000 and Silver in 2004) and has won multiple international cycling championships as well as national championships in Germany.She's married to Canadian beach volleyball player, Sarah Maxwell.Age: 27 Twitter: @Landstrom_Bio: Landström scored a decisive goal in the 2011 Women's World Cup against Columbia, but spent most of the team's run to third place coming off the bench. Age: 27 Twitter: @m Pinoe Bio: A member of the 2011 US Women's Soccer Team that nearly won the World Cup, Rapinoe created one of the team's signature highlights when she set Abby Wambach up with a beautiful desperation cross that led to the US's 122nd minute goal against Brazil to keep the US's World Cup hopes alive.She played her college ball at LSU, where she led the Tigers to three straight Final Fours.