— ESPN: Bodies We Want

Following on the from my Strong Is The New Skinny post – and with the Olympics ever closer – here are some amazing bodies of more of the American Athlete’ gracing the covers of ESPN’s sports magazine.

 

The first image is Anna Tunnicliffe who is a sailor in the US sailing team (there’s another of her later).They are amazing not just because of how they look, but because of what they can do…

 

Carlos Bocanegra / 33 / 6’0? / 170 pounds
Defender, U.S. men’s national soccer team

 

Maya Gabeira / 25 / 5’6? / 125 pounds

Big wave surfer

 

Danell Leyva / 20 / 5’7? / 165 pounds

Gymnast

 

Tyson Chandler / 29 / 7’1? / 240 pounds

Centre, New York Knicks

 

Rob Gronkowski / 23 / 6’6? / 265 pounds

Tight end, New England Patriots

 

Suzann Pettersen / 31 / 5’9? / 155 pounds

Golfer, LPGA world No.6

 

Abby Wambach / 32 / 5’11? / 170 pounds

Forward, U.S. Women’s national soccer team

 

Brad Richards / 32 / 6’0? / 195 pounds

Centre, New York Rangers

 

Jose Bautista / 31 / 6’0? / 190 pounds

Right fielder, Toronto Blue Jays

 

Maurice Jones-Drew / 27 / 5’7? / 208 pounds

Running back, Jacksonville Jaguars

 

Ronda Rousey / 25 / 5’6? / 135 pounds

Mixed martial artist

 

Mike Smith / 46 / 5’4? / 155 pounds

Jockey

 

Candice Parker / 26 / 6’4? / 175 pounds

Forward, Los Angeles Sparks

 

Walter Dix / 26 / 5’10? / 195 pounds

Sprinter, USA track & field

 

Daniela Hantuchova / 29 / 5’11? / 137 pounds

Tennis player, WTA No.33

 

Oksana Masters / 23 / 5’8? / 125 pounds

Paralympic rower

 

Ashton Eaton / 24 / 6’1? / 185 pounds

Decathlete, USA Track & field

 

Tim Morehouse / 33 / 6’2? / 200 pounds

USA fencer, silver medalist at the 2008 Olympics, Beijing.

 

Anna Tunnicliffe / 29 / 5’6? / 146 pounds

Sailor, U.S. sailing team

 

U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team

 

Destinee Hooker / 24 / 6’4? / 160 pounds

Opposite

 

Megan Hodge / 23 / 6’3? / 176 pounds

Outside hitter

 

Alisha Glass / 24 / 6’0? / 158 pounds

Setter

 

Stacey Sykora / 35 / 5’10? / 138 pounds

Libero

 

Via: Karen Ruimy

 

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