Greatest Athletes of All Time

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101 Steve Yzerman

What sport is more physical and skillful than hockey and who's a better hockey player or captain than Steve Yzerman. (It's been proven that a hockey hit can be up to five times harder than the hardest football hit. -

That's right, Detroit red wings!
Steve is a humble and most dedicated player EVER!

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102 Dan Heaton
103 Kenenisa Bekele

He literally holds the World Record for the 5k and the 10k, and also holds the second best Marathon time in the world of 2:03:03 (6s off WR). Not to mention that he's still decently fit, (maybe not for another 5k/10k best) and he still is out there trying to break that Marathon record!

He is the best athletes ever.

Ken is the best athlet ever. He is the first double gold medalist athlet both in 5 k and 10 k meters in Greece Olympic in a few days apart. His record cannot be matched any where.

104 James Cracknell
105 Abby Wambach

Her shooting is amazing she broke the women soccer shooting record.

Abby Wambach has scored more goals than any woman in U.S history.

No horrible yes for female but no for male

She has awesome control with the ball

106 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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107 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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108 Shaun White

Best snowboarder ever and top 10 skateboarder

109 Jelena Dokic
110 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

Technically he is the best in Iran

111 Martina Navratilova Martina Navratilova

One of female tennis players of all time

Best women's tennis player, along with Serena.

112 Len Dawson
113 Jonathan Edwards
114 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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115 Joe Frazier
116 Kevin Durant Kevin Durant Kevin Wayne Durant is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.

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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117 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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118 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

119 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!

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