Greatest Athletes of All Time

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101 Ian Thorpe

I can't imagine anyone else with so much fluidity in his body and the High points he reached in his career. I am a Big fan.

In his prime sat along side tiger and fed with ease. What he did for swimming was amazing. The greatest freestyler ever

Impeccable freestyle technique. No swimmer has been able to achieve so much in both middle distance and sprint events in one stroke.

102 Herschel Walker Herschel Walker Herschel Walker is a former professional American football player, bobsledder, sprinter and mixed martial artist.

This is greatest athlete not most popular or media friendly right? Herschel is one of the great athletes, not players but he is very athletic - Chris-1

One of the greatest athletes ever. Football, bobsled, martial arts. Many of his records still stand.

Animal at no matter what he does. A couple bad decisions but definitely one of the greatest athletes to ever walk this earth. Should be much higher on this list

He actually holds the single season rushing record if you count USFL (which they actually used to). Unfortunately for Herschel he wasted his time by joining the USFL and I believe this hurt his career, Herschel may have been the NFL's all time leader. I have seen him carry guys 10 to 15 yards holding on to him and flailing in the wind. He is second only to Barry Sanders but these are two different running styles.

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103 Joe DiMaggio

Averaged over 140 RBI per year. best all around player of all time. underrated! Lost 4 prime tears to the war. only played 13 years and played in 10 worl series, winnig 9.

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104 Shaun White

Best snowboarder ever and top 10 skateboarder

105 Jelena Dokic
106 Ali Karimi Ali Karimi

He is best player in Asia (soccer) HE IS popular player in Asia and people in Iran love him and say his name with holy

He is a weird soccer when he achieve the ball

Best football player in iran history

Sehr gut,

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107 Martina Navratilova Martina Navratilova

One of female tennis players of all time

Best women's tennis player, along with Serena.

So much charisma when I seen her

108 Len Dawson
109 Jonathan Edwards
110 Ato Boldon
111 Kelly Slater

Try making a basket in the hoop. Try Making a small white ball in a tiny hole. Try Riding your bike more that 20 miles. Try making a soccer ball in the goal. Try hitting a base ball with a bat. Try Making hockey put in the goal. Most of these your average person can do and the conditions you are in are constant. The hoop stays where it is, the hole stays where it is etc, etc. Now try and get a wave that could kill most people just from drowning and ride that wave with grace and the understanding what are the endless possible ways that wave could change. Having done most all these sports surfing is by far the hardest to master and Kelly slater has mastered this sport for over 20 years, not to mention his 10 world titles.Y...

11 times World Champion, with 48 World Tour wins, which is the equivalent to 48 Grand Slams! And when we're talking about the World, it's not just America.. (like in Baseball) It means the whole World. Get that up ya!

Without question one of THE greatest athletes in our planet's history. Although surfing doesn't get the recognition of other mainstream sports, it involves strength, balance, grace, style, endurance, creativity, and courage.

Greatest athlete of all time.

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112 Cal Ripken

He played in more games consecutively than any of us can count. now tell me thats not athletic

This is guy is my hero in almsot every way. Way to go, you had an awesome career even without the highest-paying teams. You rock! - Baltimore1993

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113 T. J. Yates

I don't see how he is in the discussion what about andre Johnson the beast he is not only fast but he is strong

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114 Joe Frazier
115 Kevin Durant Kevin Durant Kevin Wayne Durant is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He was MVP of the 2017 NBA Finals.

He is 7'0 and he is the number one best dunker through the miami heat except for lebron james

Not only is Kevin Durant the best player in the NBA, he is 24 years old. Many NBA analysists say he is the 2nd best scorer in NBA history, behind Michael Jordan. Better than Kobe. When his career is done, I think he will be in the Top 25 if not the Top 10.

Why you move with Stephen Curry

He has to be 100 below

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116 Arian Foster Arian Foster Arian Isa Foster is an American football running back who is a free agent. He played college football at Tennessee, and was signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2009. Foster is known for his vision in finding rushing lanes and his signature Namaste bow, which he frequently performs more.

I have a football card of him, so that means he is FAMOUS!

117 Saïd Aouita

This guy opened the doors to the world of athleticism for millions of kids in the Arab world and Africa a real source of inspiration and a fantastic runner

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119 Martin Brodeur
120 Terry Bradshaw Terry Bradshaw

Definitely the worst of hof qbs

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