Here are some famous athletes who were homeschooled:
- Venus and Serena Williams – The famous tennis players were homeschooled by their father, Richard Williams.
- Tim Tebow – The former NFL quarterback was homeschooled by his mother and played football for a local high school team.
- Shaun White – The Olympic gold medalist in snowboarding was homeschooled by his parents.
- Gabby Douglas – The Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics was homeschooled by her mother and trained in a local gym.
- Simone Biles – The Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics was homeschooled through most of high school and trained at a gym in Texas.
- Michelle Kwan – The Olympic figure skater was homeschooled during her high school years to accommodate her training schedule.
- Ryan Hall – The Olympic long-distance runner was homeschooled by his parents.
These are just a few examples of famous athletes who were homeschooled. There are many more who have achieved success in their respective sports while being educated outside of traditional schools.