|Born||May 25, 1970 (age 47)
Mountain View, California, U.S.
Heather Lee Simmons-Carrasco (born May 25, 1970) is an American competitor in synchronized swimming and Olympic champion. Born in Mountain View, California, she competed for the American team that received a gold medal in synchronized swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
The Olympic team she was a part of that won gold consisted of Suzannah Bianco, Tammy Cleland, Becky Dyroen-Lancer, Heather Pease, Jill Savery, Nathalie Schneyder, Jill Savery, Emily Lesueur, and Margot Thien. The U.S. finished with a score of 99.720 points, and received nine perfect 10s from the judges for their performance. It was the first-ever Synchronized Swim Team event.
She attended West Valley College.
- "Heather Simmons-Carrasco". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 24, 2015.
- "1996 Summer Olympics – Atlanta, United States – Synchronized Swimming" Archived 2008-08-22 at the Wayback Machine. – databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 27, 2008)
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