Take a close look at super siblings who contribute to the sports world. They share passion and encourage each other to reach their full potential.
Becky & Ellie Downie
Both were members of the 2016 British Olympic gymnastics team. Despite their seven-year age gap, both get along very well. Both Becky and Ellie have had their major breakouts in their career. Becky entered the Olympics as a 16-year-old and as a British national champion, placing 12th in the all-around in Beijing. Ellie helped her team win a silver medal in 2014 at the European Championships. Individually, she won the bronze all-around and the gold medal on the vault.
Nikita Parris & Natasha Jonas
Not many sports fans know that England football star, Nikita Parris and professional boxer, Natasha Jonas are sisters. Natasha became the first British female boxer to fight in the Olympic Games in London. Nikita joined Everton at the age of 14 and has gone on to represent England at the under-15 and under-17 level.
Amanda & Cindy Serrano
Amanda “The Real Deal” and Cindy “Checkmate” are two Puerto Rican professional boxers. Amanda is the first female boxer and Puerto Rican who has won world titles in seven different weight classes. Cindy has faced six world champions and became world champion in two divisions.
Samantha & Kristie Mewis
At just 21 years old, Samantha had a ton of success on the soccer field. The midfielder helped UCLA to the NCAA Division I Championship in 2013, was part of the gold-medal winning U.S. Under-20 Women’s World Cup squad in 2012 and has appeared for the US Women’s Senior National Team. Her sister, Kristie, currently plays for the Boston Breakers in the NWSL and gets to face off a couple times a year against her sister and the North Carolina Courage.
Sydni & Cortni Emanuel
From the young ages of six and seven, Sydni and Cortni have been competitively playing softball. They both attended the University of Georgia and played on the softball team together. Cortni is currently the head softball coach at Christian High School in Texas.
Gillian & Shannon Boxx
Gillian played softball at the University of California at Berkeley from 1992 to 1995. She was the first-team All-America selection in 1993 and 1995. Shannon is a former United States Women’s National Soccer Team midfielder.
Shony & Jude Schimmel
The Schimmel sisters have been playing basketball since they were five years old. Currently, they play for the University of Louisville’s women’s basketball team. Growing up playing in a reservation in Oregon, they receive an immense amount of support from the Native American community.
Brittany & Courtney Force
They are the daughters of NHRA drag-racing legend John Force. Brittany won the 2018 NHRA circuit, defending her crown as Top Fuel champion, and Courtney was the Funny Car points leader.
Rena Mundo Croshere & Nadine Mundo
“Giving a voice to women filmmakers in advertising film & TV.” Both siblings are filmmakers who craft character-driven dark work with emotional resonance and arresting visuals. They also provide work in sports.
Venus & Serena Williams
We couldn’t put them first or you might not have kept going. Both sisters have been ranked number one in the world at some point in their professional tennis careers. Venus has over forty career titles including 5 Wimbledon Championships, 2 US Opens, an Olympic Gold Medal, and a WTA championship. Serena has over fifty career titles including 5 Wimbledon Championships, 2 French Opens, 5 Australian Opens, 3 WTA Championships, and the 2012 Gold medal.