Amanda Beard held the world number one ranking of 200 meter breaststrokers in 2003. She participated in the 1996 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics, and 2008 Summer Olympics, capturing a total of seven medals, the most recent in the 2004 games.
Amanda Beard won three 200 meter breaststroke, three 100 meter breaststroke, and two 200 meter individual medley US National titles in
Amanda Beard is a spokeswoman for Defenders of Wildlife, and enjoys interior decorating. In 2006, she appearenced in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition and posed nude for the July 2007 Playboy Magazine. For her life, Amanda Beard have involved in many sports program.