Caitlyn Marie Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, is an American television personality and retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete.
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Jenner was a college football player for the Graceland Yellowjackets before incurring a knee injury that required surgery.
College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities.
The Graceland Yellowjackets are the athletic teams that represent Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa.
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Coach L. D. Weldon, who had coached Olympic decathlete Jack Parker, convinced Jenner to try the decathlon.
The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field events.
After intense training, Jenner won the 1976 Olympics decathlon event at the Montreal Olympic Games, gaining fame as "an all-American hero".
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.
Montreal officially Montréal in both Canadian English and French, is the most populous city in Quebec and the 2nd-most populous municipality in Canada.
The winner of the Olympic decathlon is traditionally given the unofficial title of "world's greatest athlete".
With that stature, Jenner subsequently established a career in television, film, writing, auto racing, business and as a Playgirl cover model.
Playgirl is an American magazine that features general interest articles, lifestyle and celebrity news, in addition to semi-nude or fully nude men.
Auto racing is a sport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.
Jenner has six children from marriages to wives Chrystie Crownover, Linda Thompson, and Kris Jenner.
Kristen Mary "Kris" Jenner is an American television personality who rose to fame for starring in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, together with her family.
Since 2007, Jenner has appeared on the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians with Kris, their daughters Kendall and Kylie Jenner, and step-children Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and Rob Kardashian.
Reality television is a genre of television programming that documents supposedly unscripted real-life situations, and often features an otherwise unknown cast of individuals who are typically not professional actors, although in some shows celebrities may participate.
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Robert Arthur "Rob" Kardashian is an American television personality and businessman.
Previously identifying publicly as male, Jenner revealed her identity as a trans woman in April 2015, publicly announcing her name change from Bruce to Caitlyn in a July 2015 Vanity Fair cover story.
Her name and gender change became official on September 25, 2015.
She has been called the most famous openly transgender woman in the world.
Transgender people are people who have a gender identity, or gender expression, that differs from their assigned sex.
From 2015 to 2016, Jenner starred in the reality television series I Am Cait, which focused on her gender transition.
Transitioning is the process of changing one's gender presentation permanently to accord with one's internal sense of one's gender – the idea of what it means to be a man or a woman, or genderqueer.
I Am Cait is an American television documentary series which chronicles the life of Caitlyn Jenner after her gender transition.