Professional Athlete Career

Job Description: Compete in athletic events.

*A job as a Professional Athlete falls under the broader career category of Athletes and Sports Competitors. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

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Professional Athlete Career

What Should I Major in to Become a Professional Athlete?

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