Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan grew up in the US Virgin Islands where he was gearing up for the 1992 Olympics as a competitive swimmer until Hurricane Hugo destroyed the island's only Olympic-sized pool. The only alternative was to swim in the ocean, and Duncan was afraid of sharks, so he turned to basketball.

Previous Fact Next Fact
Categories: PeopleSports

Latest FactRepublic Video

32 Incredible Easter Eggs You Missed in Harry Potter Movies