Hometown >> Sumner, Iowa (pop. 2,009)
Height >> 5-5
Weight >> 122 pounds (1980)
Series >> CHiPs (1979-82), Lovers and Other Strangers (1982-83)
Scouting report >> Dated Joe Namath for most of the 1970s.
Battles >> Five
Signature event >> Running relay, sharing in five wins — a women’s record.
Greatest Battle >> Battle XIV, May 1983. She won the obstacle course and helped ABC win the running relay and kayak relay. Dunked Tom Wopat twice in the baseball dunk and had one reception in the football game.
Epilogue >> Oakes married Battle rival Gregory Harrison in 1980. They have four children.