According to The Denver Post, her father still remembers hearing a soccer ball bouncing off the wall of his garage. At 14-years-old, she spent countless hours in the garage of her home, perfecting her juggling and footwork. She most likely worked hard thanks to her family's competitive nature. Mile High Sports explains that everything was a competition with the Pughs. Let's take a closer look at the parents of the U.S. women's team new sensation.
|Mallory Pugh Parents|
- Her father, Horace, was a sprinter
- He played football and ran track while growing up in Pueblo, Colorado
- He was a 24' long jumper and he also ran track in college
- In the long jump his best effort was 24-01, Western State Colorado University's fifth longest of all time