Debi Thomas - In 1986, while a full-time college student, figure skater Debi Thomas became the first black woman to win the US Figure Skating national title. She went on that year to also win the World Figure Skating Championships.
Debi Thomas - Figure skater and physician. She is the 1986 World Champion and 1988 Olympic bronze medalist. Thomas was the first African-American to hold U.S. National titles in ladies' singles figure skating.