After taking diving lessons, Louganis began to compete in the sport around age of 9.
He wowed the judges at the 1971 Junior Olympics two years later, earning a perfect score of 10 during this national competition.
So he came out, made the television circuit and published a memoir called .
Now the Castro screen was showing a portion of his media blitz.
A little over a year ago, Greg Louganis watched as the audience at San Francisco's Castro Theatre booed Larry King.