Sixteen years ago, the U.S. women’s gymnastics team put up a courageous and passionate performance to capture the team gold for the first time ever. Since then the Magnificent Seven, as they became known, have grown up. Some have moved onto other pursuits, while others remain in the spotlight. -By Pauline Vu
** FILE ** In this June 30, 1996 file photo, the U.S. Olympic Women's Gymnastic Team waves to the crowd following the team trials in Boston=. From left are Kerri Strug, Jaycie Phelps, Dominique Moceanu, Shannon Miller, Dominique Dawes, Amy Chow and Amanda Borden. The Magnificent Seven will have one of their rare reunions Thursday June 19, 2008, when they're inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) CHICAGO - JUNE 19: (L-R) 1996 Olympics gymnastics gold medalists Amanda Borden, Amy Chow, Dominique Dawes, Shannon Miller, Dominique Moceanu, Jaycie Phelps, and Kerri Strug cast their hand imprints during the AllState US Olympic Hall of Fame Event at Union Station on June 19, 2008, in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jerry Lai/Getty Images for USOC) USA's Shannon Miller, of Edmond, Okla., practices on the balance beam Tuesday, July 16, 1996 in Atlanta's Georgia Dome. (AP Photo/John Gaps III) NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 18: Former Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller of the United States appears on stage during the Team USA Road to London 100 Days Out Celebration in Times Square on April 18, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USOC) USA's Kerri Strug is carried by her coach, Bela Karolyi, as she waves to the crowd on her way to receiving her gold medal for the women's team gymnastics competition, at the Centennial Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta on Tuesday, July 23, 1996. Strug has two torn ligaments and a sprained ankle from the vault competition. (AP Photo/Susan Ragan) 25 Jul 1996: Dominique Moceanu of the USA during the women''s individual rotation at the Georgia Dome at the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. This book cover image released by Simon & Schuster shows "Off Balance," by Paul and Terri Williams. Olympic gold medalist Dominique Moceanu hopes her book "Off Balance" will effect "positive change" at USA Gymnastics. Namely, getting U.S. women's team coordinator Martha Karolyi out of the picture. (AP Photo/Simon & Schuster) Dominique Dawes of the United States performs her floor exercises routine during the women's individual event gymnastics finals of the Centennial Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta Monday, July 29, 1996. Dawes won the bronze medal. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke) WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 13: Gymnast and Olympic gold medal winner Dominique Dawes cheers during an Olympics-themed event with area school children at American University March 13, 2012 in Washington, DC. Fifth graders from MacFarland Middle School in Washington, D.C., Manor View Elementary School in Maryland and Arlington Science Focus School in Virginia participated in a mini-Olympics competition in celebration of the 2012 London Summer Olympics and U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! initiative. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Amanda Borden, of Cincinatti, Ohio, performs her routine on the balance beam during the women's team gymnastics competition at the Centennial Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta on Tuesday, July 23, 1996. (AP Photo/John Gaps III) Amanda Borden -- Now 28 Jul 1996: Amy Chow of the USA swings on the parellel bars during her routine at the Georgia Dome in the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. Mandatory Credit: Pascal Rondeau /Allsport United States gymnasts from the 2000 Sydney Olympics hold up their bronze medals following a ceremony in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010. The U.S. women's team received the third-place medals that were stripped from China because a member of that team was found to be underage. From left ro right, are: Tasha Schwikert, Elise Ray, Kristin Maloney, Dominique Dawes, Jamie Dantzscher and Amy Chow. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Jaycie Phelps of the United States performs her routine on the uneven bars during the women's team gymnastics competition at the Centennial Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta on Tuesday, July 23, 1996. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta) After coaching gymnastics for a few years, Phelps returned to her home state, Indiana, and in 2010 opened the Jaycie Phelps Athletic Center in Greenfield. The center, which she opened with her father and boyfriend, offers instruction in several sports, including gymnastics, tumbling, soccer, softball and baseball.