Iris Kyle is considered to be one the best and successful bodybuilders. She broke Lenda Murray’s record of eight Ms.Olympia wins and dominated the 2000s. Iris Kyle won the 2001, 2004, 2006,2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 Ms.Olympia contests. It will be a long time before any other athlete can top that impressive accomplishment. She was born in 1974 in Benton Harbor Michigan and from an early age demonstrated athletic talent. She participated in basketball, softball, and cross country. After graduating from Alcon State University she began involvement in the sport of bodybuilding. According to her statements, it was looking at pictures of Lenda Murray that inspired her to compete. She became an IFBB professional bodybuilder after winning the NPC USA Championship in 1998. She then gradually rose up the ranks. The year 2004 was a turning point. She defeated Lenda Murray and would continue to be at the top rankings. Iris Kyle announced that she is retiring, ending one of the most successful careers in the sport. She truly deserves the title of the best.