Profession: Boxer and Bobsledder
Why Famous: Eagan was notable for for being the only person to win a gold medal in different events at both a Summer Olympics and a Winter Olympics.
These medals were for boxing at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp and in bobsledding at the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid.
- 1932-02-15 US bobsled team member Eddie Eagan becomes only athlete to win gold in both Summer & Winter Olympics (1920 boxing gold)
- An Olympian in a Class of His Own - International Olympic Committee