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Do any Famous Athletes/Celebrities come from your town?

Lauren Jackson (Basketball) comes from mine.


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Chantelle Newbery (nee Michel) comes from my town, and Lydia Ierodoniciu (erm spelling? she's a ski-jumper, if that's what they are called... like Alisa Camplin etc), she comes from the next town over from mine!

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Chester McGlockton (13 years in the NFL as a defensive lineman)
Chris Wilcox (starting forward on NCAA Championship Maryland basketball team and now plays in the NBA)
Tommy Green (Major League Baseball, played for the Philadelphia Phillies and was one of the starting pitchers when they made it to the world series)
Several other baseball players who made it to the Major Leagues.
Edward Walker (Designer extraordinare for Trading Spaces)
more but I can't think tonight..

A couple of players from towns near me...

Trot Nixon (Baseball, Wilmington)
Otis Nixon (Baseball, Evergreen)
of course Michael Jordan...Wilmington
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Sigh. Justin Timberlake,Issac Hayes,and Saliva(the band) are all from the town south of me(Millington) in Tennessee. Arad isnt a very popular town.

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Browning Wynn, some guy that wants to be in the NFL, and was some big wig player at VA Tech college. I think he's playing for some NFL minor league team or something now. I dated him in high school, but he was such a PRICK


He once looked better, before they probably gave him steriods out the ass. His neck used to be of normal size.
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Courtney Cox-Arquette from "Friends" was born in the city right below where I live. So did Mia Hamm.
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Colts Announce Undrafted Free Agents
By Doug Church
Date: Apr 22, 2002

What do Marcus Pollard, Dominic Rhodes, and Jeff Saturday all have in common? They were all undrafted free agents that went on to make the final roster and contribute in a big way. Here is a list of the 2002 UFAs that look to be diamonds in the rough.


Kurt Vollers -- OT Notre Dame
Dave Collett -- K Tennessee Tech
Dave Zolman -- QB Vanderbilt
Christian Rodriguez -- LB Texas A&M
Anthony Williams -- LB South Florida
Todd DeLamielleure -- LB Hofstra
Brandon Hicks -- DT Bowling Green
Evan Routzahn --OG Virginia
Mike Souza -- C Northwestern
Curt McGill -- C Georgia
Browning Wynn -- TE Virginia Tech
Derek Smith -- TE Kentucky
Gregg Kellett -- RB Marshall
Chris Lacy -- WR Idaho
Adam Herzing -- WR Cal-Poly
Dougie Allen -- WR Kentucky
Donnie Shoals -- WR Tulsa
John Stone -- WR Wake Forest


Indianapolis Colts tight end Browning Wynn, left, blocks linebacker Marcus Washington during drills in training camp at Terre Haute, Ind., Wednesday, July 31, 2002. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

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Lleyton Hewitt comes from the same suburb as me -- West Lakes, South Australia.
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ronald susilo some badminton guy who beat china's no.1 and the world no.1 lin dan during the olympics.

and his wife. lee jia wei. a table tennis player. made it to the bronze medal match during the olympics. but lost out. sighh. they are really popular in singapore. urghh.

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Anastasia Myskina my NO.1 favourite.
Daniela Hantuchova super eyecandy!
Emilie Loit heartbreaker.
Alize Cornet she's just 15!
Elena Dementieva pretty!
Amelie Mauresmo idol!
Svetlana Kuznetsova so fuckable! ps. She was never ugly!!

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and all the other pretty players!


I like these players because they are HAWT HAWT HAWT!

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any "famous" athletes come from HK???

anyone know Fu Ka Chun of HK, he plays snooker!

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