Amy Chow is a former artistic gymnast. At 11 years old, Chow became the first gymnast at her school to reach the elite level. She began competing nationally in 1990.
Chow competed at the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics. She is best known for being a member of the Magnificent Seven, which won the United States' first team gold medal in Olympic gymnastics. She is also the first Asian-American woman to win an Olympic medal in gymnastics. Chow was part of the gold medal-winning American team at the 1995 Pan American Games, where she also won a gold medal on vault and silver on the uneven bars. She won the team gold medal in the 96 Olympics and bronze at the 2000 Olympics.
Chow attended Stanford University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology in 2002. She graduated from Stanford Medical School in 2007. She is licensed as a physician and surgeon. In 2008, she was inducted into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame in the team category, alongside the rest of the Magnificent Seven.