of Menstruation and Women's Health
Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton and
Rigby a gymnast, but a more
successful one - as a matter of
was the first American to win
the all-around gymnastics title
in the Olympics, scoring
perfect scores, 10s, in the vault
and floor exercise in 1984 - Mary
Lou Retton, like Rigby, married a
football player, earned a lot of
money in advertising, and made
some movies, entertaining ones,
but not about bulimia, which
afflicted the older woman. And she
chose tampons to advertise,
whereas Rigby picked pads.
pictures, long download!
From March 1986
the vault at the Olympics; she got
a perfect score, 10, which she
also got in the floor exercises.
Photo by Jerry Cooke from the
24-31 December 1984 double issue
of Sports Illustrated (below,
13 August 1984
24-31 December 1984
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