I didn’t make a difference in the world.' 'Maybe I could make a difference.
At that point Jenner - who was 26 when she won her medal - said she had known for years that there was something female inside of her, she just did not know how to deal with it at the time.
And I still had this person living inside me that I had never, ever really dealt with.' Impressive: Her record-breaking feat at the 1976 Olympics was so impressive that her numbers would qualify her for a spot on the current US team (Jenner above on a 1976 Wheaties box after her win) The fame that followed Jenner's Olympic victory however has allowed her to now be such a large presence in both the LGBTQ and, more specifically, transgender communities.
Family: Caitlyn Jenner at the Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 fashion show in New York City with ex-wife Kris, Khloe Kardashian, daughter Kendall, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, North West and daughter Kylie Jenner is still incredibly proud of 'Bruce' however she explains in the interview, and that performance in Montreal along with all the hard work in the years leading up to the historic victory.
And I am happier, these last 12 months, than I’ve ever been in my life.' It is a far cry from 40 years ago when Jenner says she woke up in her hotel room and stood in front of her mirror naked, wearing nothing but her gold medal.