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Joan Ackermann

Joan Ackermann

All Joan Ackermann Stories

Dec 24, 1990

A CHAMPION WHO'S JUMPING FOR JOY

Sky diver Cheryl Stearns likes nothing better than stepping out of airplanes

Jul 23, 1984

The Waiting Is Over

After six years of rugged training, the U.S. women's volleyball team is still intact—and looking golden

Aug 01, 1983

Now Here's A Macho, Macho, Macho Man

Hector (Macho) Camacho used to steal cars for fun, but now he's seriously riding his streetwise style to fame and fortune in the ring

Mar 26, 1984

GREAT FEATS ON FOOT

From humble beginnings walking for 18 straight hours on a high school track, Jesse Castañeda, here before Red Rock Cliff in New Mexico, has set world records and gained renown as a formidable perambulator

May 31, 1982

Mistress Of The Masters

Using different strokes, in the pool and in life, swimmer Gail Roper has set the record for records, with 43