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Sibling Athletes

Every day, amateur athletes rise at dawn, endure their coaches’ abuse and train diligently in their chosen sport, all in the hope that someday they might hit the big time and turn pro. Sadly, most of these hopefuls get turned away, often for the simple reason that the supply of athletes outweighs the demand. Despite the long odds, some famous athletes not only hit the big time, but even have a sibling who’s done the same.

Click ahead to see sibling athletes who have beaten the odds and made it into the big leagues at the same time.

By Daniel Bukszpan
Posted 29 June 2011