Sportspeople of multiple sports

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  1. Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan


    Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963), also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player, entrepreneur, and principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets. He played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. His biography on the NBA website states: "By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time." Jordan was one of the most effectively marketed athletes of his generation and was considered instrumental in popularizing the NBA around the world in the 1980s and 1990s.

  2. Shaun White

    Shaun White


    Shaun Roger White (born September 3, 1986) is an American professional snowboarder and skateboarder. He is a two-time Olympic gold medalist. He holds the X-Games records for gold medals and highest overall medal count, and has won 10 ESPY Awards.

  3. Brock Lesnar

    Brock Lesnar


    Brock Edward Lesnar (/ˈlɛznər/; born July 12, 1977) is an American professional wrestler and former amateur wrestler, professional American football player, and mixed martial artist, who is currently signed to WWE. Lesnar is a four-time WWE (World Heavyweight) Champion, a former UFC Heavyweight Champion, and an NCAA Division I Heavyweight Wrestling Champion, making him the only person to have won a WWE championship, UFC championship, and NCAA championship in a career. He is also a one-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion, making him a five-time world champion in professional wrestling.

  4. Tonya Harding

    Tonya Harding


    Tonya Maxene Harding (born November 12, 1970) is an American figure skating champion, a two-time Olympian, and a two-time Skate America Champion. In 1991, she won the U.S. Figure Skating Championships and placed second in the World Championships. Known for strong athleticism, Harding was the second woman, and the first American woman, to complete a triple Axel jump in competition. She is also noted for conflict with Nancy Kerrigan.

  5. James Chico Hernandez

    James Chico Hernandez


    James "Chico" Hernandez (born April 14, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois) is an accomplished athlete in the sport of Sambo and a seven-time member of the Team USA National Team.

  6. Chuck Connors

    Chuck Connors


    Kevin Joseph "Chuck" Connors (April 10, 1921 – November 10, 1992) was an American actor, writer and professional basketball and baseball player. He is one of only 12 athletes in the history of American professional sports to have played both Major League Baseball and in the National Basketball Association. With a 40-year film and television career, he is best known for his five-year role as Lucas McCain in the highly rated ABC series The Rifleman (1958–63).

  7. Wilt Chamberlain

    Wilt Chamberlain


    Wilton Norman "Wilt" Chamberlain (August 21, 1936 – October 12, 1999) was an American basketball player. He played for the Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA); he played for the University of Kansas and also for the Harlem Globetrotters before playing in the NBA. The 7 foot 1 inch Chamberlain weighed 250 pounds as a rookie before bulking up to 275 and eventually to over 300 pounds with the Lakers. He played the center position and is widely considered one of the greatest and most dominant players in NBA history.

  8. Jeremy Bloom

    Jeremy Bloom


    'Jeremy Bloom is the only dual-sport athlete in history to ski in the Olympics and be drafted into the NFL. He is a 3x world champion, 2x Olympian and a member of the United States Ski Hall of Fame..

  9. Deion Sanders

    Deion Sanders


    Deion Luwynn Sanders, Sr. (ˈdɒn; born August 9, 1967) is an American former football and baseball player, who works as an analyst for CBS Sports and the NFL Network. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 6, 2011.

  10. Bo Jackson

    Bo Jackson


    Vincent Edward "Bo" Jackson (born November 30, 1962) is a retired American baseball and football player. He is the only athlete to be named an All-Star in two major American sports. He was named the greatest athlete of all time by ESPN.

  11. Nathan Jones

    Nathan Jones


    Nathan Jones (born 21 August 1970) is an Australian actor, powerlifting champion, strongman, and retired professional wrestler. Jones has held the WWA World Heavyweight Championship once during his stint in World Wrestling All-Stars. He also worked for World Wrestling Entertainment, where he was placed in a storyline with The Undertaker that included participating in WrestleMania XIX.

  12. Joe Anoa'i

    Joe Anoa'i


    Leati Joseph "Joe" Anoaʻi (born May 25, 1985) is an American professional wrestler and a retired defensive tackle in Canadian football. Anoaʻi is signed to WWE, where he performs under the ring name Roman Reigns.

  13. Herschel Walker

    Herschel Walker


    Herschel Junior Walker (born March 3, 1962) is a former college and professional football player, bobsledder, sprinter and mixed martial artist. He played college football for the University of Georgia, earned consensus All-American honors three times and won the 1982 Heisman Trophy. Walker began his professional football career with the New Jersey Generals of the United States Football League (USFL), before joining the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). In the NFL, he also played for the Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999.

  14. Jackie Robinson

    Jackie Robinson


    Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) second baseman who became the first African American to play in the major leagues in the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base on April 15, 1947. The Dodgers, by playing Robinson, ended racial segregation that had relegated black players to the Negro leagues since the 1880s. Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.

  15. Kati Wilhelm

    Kati Wilhelm


    Kati Wilhelm (born 2 August 1976 in Schmalkalden, Thuringia) is a German former professional biathlete. Like most German biathletes she is also a member of the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) with the rank of master sergeant (Hauptfeldwebel). She currently resides in Steinbach-Hallenberg, also in the Federal State of Thuringia.

  16. Henrik Larsson

    Henrik Larsson


    Henrik Edward Larsson, MBE (born 20 September 1971) is a Swedish football coach and former professional player, who is currently the manager of Allsvenskan club Helsingborgs IF. He was known as an excellent striker whose main attributes were his goal scoring prowess and on-field intelligence.

  17. Raphaël Poirée

    Raphaël Poirée


    Raphaël Poirée (born 9 August 1974) is a retired French biathlete who was active from 1995 to 2007. With his 44 World Cup victories and several World Championship medals he ranks among the most successful biathletes ever.

  18. Kenny Lofton

    Kenny Lofton


    Kenneth "Kenny" Lofton (born May 31, 1967) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder. Lofton was a six-time All-Star (1994–1999), four-time Gold Glove Award winner (1993–1996), and at retirement, was ranked fifteenth among all-time stolen base leaders with 622. During his career, he played for the Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians (three different times), Atlanta Braves, Chicago White Sox, San Francisco Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Texas Rangers.

  19. Fred Perry

    Fred Perry


    Frederick John "Fred" Perry (18 May 1909 – 2 February 1995) was a championship-winning English tennis and table tennis player who won 10 Majors including eight Grand Slams and two Pro Slams single titles, as well as six Major doubles titles. Perry won three consecutive Wimbledon Championships from 1934 to 1936 and was World Amateur number one tennis player during those three years. Prior to Andy Murray in 2013, Perry was the last British player to win the men's Wimbledon championship, in 1936 and was the last British player to win a men's singles Grand Slam title until Andy Murray won the 2012 US Open.

  20. Danny Ainge

    Danny Ainge


    Daniel Ray "Danny" Ainge (born March 17, 1959) is an American basketball executive and retired professional basketball and baseball player, currently serving as President of Basketball Operations for the Boston Celtics.

  21. Vitali Klitschko

    Vitali Klitschko


    Vitali Volodymyrovych Klitschko (vɨˈtæli ˈklɪk; Ukrainian: Віта́лій Володи́мирович Кличко́, born 19 July 1971, Belovodsk, Kyrgyzstan) is a Ukrainian politician and the current Mayor of Kiev (the capital and largest city in Ukraine), head of the Kiev City State Administration and former professional boxer. He is the leader of the Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform and a former Member of the Ukrainian Parliament. He is the former WBC, WBO and The Ring magazine heavyweight champion and has been conferred as Champion Emeritus by the WBC. Klitschko became actively involved in Ukrainian politics in 2005 and combined this with his professional boxing career until his departure from boxing mid-December 2013. Klitschko was the first professional boxing world champion to hold a PhD degree.

  22. Ole Bjørndalen

    Ole Bjørndalen


    Ole Einar Bjørndalen (born 27 January 1974) is a Norwegian professional biathlete, often referred to by the nickname "The King of Biathlon". He is the most medaled Olympian in the history of the Winter Olympic Games, with 13 medals. He is also the most successful biathlete of all time at the Biathlon World Championships, having won 40 medals, double that of any other biathlete. With 94 World Cup wins, Bjørndalen is ranked first all-time for career victories on the Biathlon World Cup tour, more than twice that of anyone else. He has won the Overall World Cup title six times, in 1997–98, in 2002–03, in 2004–05, in 2005–06, in 2007–08 and in 2008–09, more than any other male biathlete and the same as female record holder Magdalena Forsberg.

  23. George Halas

    George Halas


    George Stanley Halas, Sr. (February 2, 1895 – October 31, 1983), nicknamed "Papa Bear" and "Mr. Everything", was a player, coach, owner and pioneer in professional American football. He was the iconic founder and owner of the National Football League's Chicago Bears. He was also lesser known as an inventor, jurist, producer, philanthropist, philatelist, and Major League Baseball player. Most notably, he is considered one of the original co-founders of the National Football League (NFL) in 1922.

  24. Ian Botham

    Ian Botham


    Sir Ian Terence Botham, OBE (born 24 November 1955) is a former England Test cricketer and Test team captain, and current cricket commentator. He was a genuine all-rounder with 14 centuries and 383 wickets in Test cricket, and remains well known by his nickname "Beefy". While at times a controversial player both on and off the field, Botham also held a number of Test cricket records, and still holds the record for the highest number of wickets taken by an England bowler.

  25. Anthony Mundine

    Anthony Mundine


    Anthony Mundine (born 21 May 1975) is an Aboriginal Australian professional boxer and former rugby league player. He is the current WBC Silver Super Welterweight Champion. Before his move to boxing he was the highest paid player in the NRL. He considers himself to be one of Australia's best athletes. He is the son of boxer Tony Mundine and is from the Bundjalung people of northern coastal areas of New South Wales Australia.

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