The most athletic sports couples of all time | Launderer report
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Were Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn the most athletic sports couple ever? Maybe, but maybe not. After all, they had stiff competition.
There have been many athlete-athlete couples over the years. Relationships haven’t always lasted, but that won’t exclude them from this ranking.
The following are the 15 athletic couples with the most combined athletic power, based on professional achievements to date. Let’s do this.
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Her: Jennie Finch is an American softball legend. She launched for two teams at the world championships and won two Olympic medals, one gold and one silver, throughout his career.
Him: Casey Daigle is a former professional pitcher. He worked among few big league teams but never reached the level of success of his wife.
The two are married and have three children.
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Her: Abby Wambach is the all time leader scorer in the history of American women’s football. She is an Olympic gold medalist and World Cup champion.
Her: Sarah Huffman was a four year starter on the University of Virginia football team and played professionally from 2009 to 2014.
The two got married in 2013.
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Her: Alex Morgan is a forward for the United States National Women’s Football Team. She is an Olympic gold medalist and World Cup champion.
Him: Servando Carrasco is a MLS midfielder currently plays for Orlando City SC.
The football couple met at the University of California and got married on New Years Eve 2014.
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Her: Laila Ali has a famous name, but the retired boxer was no slouch. She retired in 2007, undefeated at 24-0.
Him: Wide receiver Curtis Conway has had a respectable NFL career, playing for four teams over 12 years old and completing three 1,000-yard seasons.
The two were married in 2007.
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Her: Gabrielle Reece spent five years domineering the professional beach volleyball circuit. She led the league in kills from 1993 to 1996 and was named offensive player of the year in 1994 and 1995.
Him: Laird Hamilton is one of the best in the world big wave surfers.
The couple got married since 1997, and they have two daughters.
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Her: Kristi Yamaguchi is a former American figure skater, a gold medal and world champion.
Him: Bret Hedican had a long career in the NHL and also played in two Olympic hockey teams.
The two met at the 1992 Olympics. They eventually married in 2000 and have two children.
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Him: Standout Duke Shelden Williams played in the NBA for six seasons.
The two married in 2008 and I have a daughter, Lailaa.
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Her: Misty May-Treanor is a thrice Olympic gold medalist. She rose to fame in beach volleyball alongside her longtime partner Kerri Walsh Jennings.
Him: Matt Treanor was a major league wide receiver for nine seasons.
The two met in 2003, and Treanor told Marla Ridenour about the Tag log, “We hit it off right away. I asked her to marry me two months after our first date.”
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Her: Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez won 48 LPGA events, including three majors, during a long career that began in the late 1970s.
Him: Ray Knight played 13 seasons of Major League Baseball, spread from 1974 to 1988, and formed two all-star teams.
Lopez and Knight got married for 27 years before divorcing in 2009.
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Her: Mia Hamm is widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers in US history. she marked 158 international goals in his career, a career that included two World Cup titles and two Olympic gold medals.
Him: Nomar Garciaparra played 14 seasons in Major League Baseball. The infielder was the American League Rookie of the Year in 1997 and went on to form six all-star teams.
Garciaparra and Hamm married in 2003 and have three children together.
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Her: Cammi Granato won an Olympic gold medal as captain of the United States women’s hockey team in 1998. She was once invited at an NHL training camp and eventually became the first lady inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2008.
Him: Ray Ferraro almost spent two decades in the NHL and currently works as an analyst for TSN.
Granato and Ferraro are married and live in Vancouver with their children.
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Her: Chris Evert won 18 Grand Slam titles during his legendary tennis career.
Him: Greg Norman passed 331 weeks ranked # 1 as a professional golfer. He won two majors and was the first winner of the PGA Tour in 1986, ’89 and ’94.
The two got married in 2008 but divorced after only 15 months.
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Her: Retired Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci wins nine Olympic medals, including a gold medal in the individual all-around competition in 1976.
Him: American Bart Conner won two olympic gold medals at the 1984 Los Angeles Games, one as a team and the other on the individual parallel bars.
The two decorated gymnasts were married in 1996.
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Her: Steffi Graf past 377 weeks in total as the No. 1 tennis player in the world and won 22 Grand Slam tournaments.
Him: Andre Agassi has passed 101 weeks at No. 1 and won eight Grand Slam tournaments.
The two Hall of Famers married in 2001 and have two children together.
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Her: Ann Meyers was an American Olympic basketball player, the first lady received a full athletic scholarship (by UCLA) and the first woman to sign with an NBA team in 1979. (She was cut by the Indiana Pacers in the preseason.)
Him: Don Drysdale was a Hall of Fame pitcher. He spent 14 seasons in MLB, winning 209 games and registering a career ERA of 2.95.
Meyers and Drysdale married in 1986 and had three children. Drysdale died in 1993.