Category Archives: Athletes

Ivana Trump

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Ivana Trump born (Ivana Marie Zelnickova) on February 20, 1949 in Gottwaldov, Czechoslovakia. She is a former model, athlete, socialite and wife of American business tycoon Donald Trump. In 1976, she divorced Alfred Winklmayr, a former Austrian skier whom she married in 1971 to be able to acquire a foreign passport and not be deemed as a defector by the Communist leaders. After obtaining a foreign passport, she moved to New York to endorse the Montreal Olympics. In New York she met Donald Trump, click here to read more

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr. was born on 10 October 1974 in Concord, North Carolina. He is an American stock car racing driver and the co-owner of “Chance 2 Motorsports,” which is a Busch Series race team. His father, Dale Earnhardt, was a celebrated 7 times Winston Cup champion. At the age of 17, he started his career as a racing driver at the Concord Speedway in street stock division. Earnhardt, Jr. won the Most Popular Driver Award consecutively ten times, from 2003-2012. He is click here to read more

Danica Patrick

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Danica Patrick is an auto racing driver who holds the record for being the only female to win an IndyCar series race, a title she claimed in 2008’s Indy Japan 300. In 2009’s in the Indianapolis 500 she took 3rd place, a rank no other woman reached in this event either. Today, she also holds the record for being the only woman in NASCAR history with a Sprint Cup Series pole win under her belt. Apart from racing, Patrick is also an advertising click here to read more

Tiger Woods

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© Tim Hipps

Tiger Woods is a living legend in the sports industry. He helped make golf a mainstream sport, and helped created an entire brand thanks to his image and Nike. Ranked as one of the best golf players to ever play the game, Woods got started at a very young age. He appeared at 2 years old with Bob Hope on the “Mike Douglas Show” in 1978. Not only is Tiger ranked as one of the best golfers in the world, but he is also click here to read more