This will undoubtedly go without some controversy, but I think we all can agree none of the these athletes don't deserve to be put on this list. It's worth mentioning that some athletes were only given honorable mention due to the fact they didn't do much in their actual teens at a professional or collegiate level. However, they were given honorable mention because they still excelled at a historic level. Some of these athletes were ranked lower because they only played at the pro levels or collegiate levels for a short time in their teens before turning 20 years of age. In the season, Steven Stamkos scored 51 goals as a year-old, tying Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins more on him later. Stamkos became the third-youngest player to score 50 or more goals, behind only Wayne Gretzky and Jimmy Carson.
Future sports stars: 6 teens on track to be pro athletes - Sports Illustrated
A multi-sport athlete is an athlete who competes or trains two or more different sports. Most of these athletes played two or more sports from a young age — especially in high school — before deciding to usually concentrate on just one sport professionally. Below is a list of multi-sport athletes who have played in at least one sport professionally, listed by primary athletic occupation, with notes on their secondary sport or sports. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikimedia list article. This list is incomplete ; you can help by adding missing items.
When Isabella started playing lacrosse in the first grade, she would wake up before sunrise and count the minutes until she could hop the chain-link fence that separated her house from the field where her team practiced. Her deftness with a lacrosse stick made her an early standout, and she soon gave up basketball and soccer to focus on the sport. By the time Isabella was a high-school sophomore, she had already been recruited by an elite, Division I college and was signing autographs in her lacrosse-obsessed hometown. But during the summer before her junior year, Isabella pivoted awkwardly during a game and fell to the ground in pain. She had torn her ACL.
What does the future hold for sports? Is it gene splicing? Positionless football? While no one can say for sure, this package presents a pragmatic look at the people and trends we expect to dominate the next era.