As a child, Derek Jeter dreamed of playing baseball for the New York Yankees. By the time he was 22, he was one of the biggest stars on the team. From being voted Rookie of the Year to winning four World Series championships with the Yankees, this superstar is an inspiration on and off the field. Today, Jeter continues to be one of the most exciting players in Major League Baseball.
In all of skateboarding, no one is more famous than superstar Tony Hawk. He helped change skateboarding from an activity for young people into a widely recognized sporting event. Tricks such as the 900 helped make Tony Hawk the biggest name in skateboarding. Now retired from the sport, Hawk is recognized as a smart businessman and an extreme sports legend.
While most athletes choose to specialize in just one sport, Shaun White has managed to build successful careers in both snowboarding and skateboarding. Since going pro at the age of 13, he has won a wide variety of awards, including gold medals at the 2006 Winter Olympics and at the 2007 Summer X Games. White's dedication to two sports has shown him to be a truly amazing athlete.