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pan
Nov 6th, 2003, 03:30 PM
there are a few players who are children of ex-sport-stars. LEO CLIJSTERS was football-player, DAVENPORTS father was olympic champion in volleyball (right?), KANDARRS mother was three-time european track-champion,...
i'm interested in that. do you know any other?

jellybelly
Nov 6th, 2003, 03:32 PM
the russians have olympic husbandry no?
like Nadia have coaching coaching father and Mychina have something other :D

spiceboy
Nov 6th, 2003, 03:38 PM
Alexandra Stevenson, daughter of Julius Erving
Challenger player Eva Hoch from Austria is the daughter of the multimillionar president of the Ski World Cup
Lots of Eastern European players have relatives who played in Olympics or were European Champs in athletics...

Lady
Nov 6th, 2003, 03:55 PM
Nadia Petrova's parents were in athletics actually

Tripp
Nov 7th, 2003, 12:26 AM
I think one of Kapros' parents was a voleyball player or something like that.

Brian Stewart
Nov 7th, 2003, 08:18 AM
Lori McNeil- daughter of former NFL player Clifton McNeil

Megan Bradley- daughter of former MLB outfielder Phil Bradley

Carly Gullickson- daughter of former MLB pitcher Bill Gullickson

Maggie Maleeva- daughter of former pro tennis player Julia Berbarian (sp?)

Allison Bradshaw- daughter of former pro tennis player Valerie Ziegenfuss

Did Jamea Jackson's dad play in the NFL?

TammysBigSis
Nov 7th, 2003, 08:20 AM
I wouldn't call my dad famous, but he was a two-time Olympian for Thailand in basketball (Rome and Tokyo). Team Thailand played against Team USA and Jerry West in 1960. Thailand won the consolation bracket that year. So, maybe Tammy counts? If she goes to Athens, she will be a three-time Olympian.

skanky~skanketta
Nov 7th, 2003, 10:13 AM
hi tammy's big sis!its cool to have a celeb sister on board!just for the record, i'm a fan, though i was pissed mad when she lost in the first round of wimbledon!:fiery:

Martian Willow
Nov 7th, 2003, 10:16 AM
...Mirjanas' father was an Olympic decathlon type thingumy (decathlete? :confused: )... :)

Fantastic
Nov 7th, 2003, 12:45 PM
Nadia Petrova's mother was a sprinter (?) and her father was a shot putter (?). Or was it the other way around?

Jim Pierce, father of Mary Pierce, is a former boxer.

TheBoiledEgg
Nov 7th, 2003, 03:06 PM
Nadya's dad was a Hammer thrower
her mother won Bronze in the relay 4x400m in the 1976 Olympics in Montreal.

MarcusRock
Nov 7th, 2003, 03:26 PM
Wasn't Damir Dokic a champion beer drinker at Oktoberfest 1980?

PointBlank
Nov 7th, 2003, 03:41 PM
Mashona Washingtons dad was a pro tennis player i think.....

Kimberley_82
Nov 7th, 2003, 05:03 PM
Wasn't Damir Dokic a champion beer drinker at Oktoberfest 1980?

:lol: :haha:

TheBoiledEgg
Nov 7th, 2003, 06:49 PM
Wasn't Damir Dokic a champion beer drinker at Oktoberfest 1980?

possibly if only if he wasnt the champion for Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May...etc 1980 as well :tape:

pan
Nov 7th, 2003, 07:14 PM
Wasn't Damir Dokic a champion beer drinker at Oktoberfest 1980?

:lol:

crazillo
Nov 8th, 2003, 06:24 PM
maggie maleevas father was a great sportstar: georg maleev. he was an icehockey-player and loved basketball, too.

goldenlox
Nov 8th, 2003, 06:29 PM
I think the only parent who is a famous sport-star, in the U.S., is Alex's father. Her dad is still famous and is considered to be one of the best basketball players ever.

KV
Nov 8th, 2003, 08:50 PM
Safina - daugher of former tennis player Rauza Islanova