These days it’s not uncommon for siblings to compete in the same sport. Think Edgar and Adrian Gonzalez, Peyton and Eli Manning, and Venus and Serena Williams, to name just a few.
City College has two names to add to that list: Aaron and Alan Tombleson, two brothers who not only share the same blood, but also share a passion for track and field.
“It has been like this from the beginning, ever since we grew up,” says Alan. “We have competed together in everything, especially against one another, from riding bikes, lifting to throwing.”
Aaron, 27, is a kinesiology major and Alan, 25, is a sports psychology major.
Aaron has been throwing at City College for two years, and Alan is in his first year. Aaron, ranks highest in shot put and hammer, while Alan ranks in discus and shot put for Northern California Community Colleges.
Both brothers say they feed off the support they get from one another. “Being with my brother in the same sport has helped me a lot. It’s a lot better to have someone to work out with, especially someone near my level that likes to work out as much as I do,” says Aaron. “It is a lot easier to get in shape and…» Read More