As we precisely dissect the beautiful world of sports like a high school student examining a severed amphibian, it becomes clear that zealous determination and athletic prowess pale in significance to a sexy ability on camera.
While female athletes often produce the sexiest pics in their natural states, there are others who have become masters of their craft in stimulating even the most mundane personalities.
Let's take a look at the hottest athletes of all time and their unanimous best pic.
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Despite a career-high ranking of No. 39, tennis beauty Ashley Harkleroad has guided herself into the limelight, rarely dwindling from our thoughts.
Her name may not ring loudly to casual sports fans, but pro surfer Christa Alves is quickly climbing the charts for her breathtaking ability to please fans.
If she never stands on a board again, her photos can successfully propel her into the upper echelon of the sports realm.
As the first woman to dunk twice in a college game, one might expect former Tennessee star Candace Parker to exude an intimidating aura and perhaps appear gargantuan.
But the wife of NBA journeyman Shelden Williams is far from manly, always exciting her viewers as she subtly preps the camera for an iconic shot.
With five Olympic medals and a pair of skating parents, German speed skater Anni Friesinger-Postma seems almost set for immortality in the sports domain.
However, it's her vibrant nature on camera that will propel her into the upper echelon.
With only one professional win, German golfing beauty Sandra Gal may need to concentrate more on her game than she does on the camera.
While her work should be commended, fans are still yearning for more.
With a nickname like "the Black Widow," it's astounding that former No. 1 billiards player Jeannette Lee has the patience to wait for a cameraman.
Her fearless nature on the table and calming aura away from it present fans with quite the sexy combination.
With two Olympic gold medals, six consecutive European Championships from 1983 to 1988 and a long list of modeling endeavors, former German figure skater and model Katarina Witt has sufficiently cemented her name in sports lore.
Now a judge on the UK show Dancing On Ice, Witt can't possibly deprive the eager fans from her once-breathtaking shots.
While she did achieve gold when she won the moguls event at the 2002 Winter Olympics, Norwegian freestyle skier Kari Traa may be remembered most for one significant act of naughtiness back in 2001.
Following her risque photo shoot with Ultrasport in 2001, Traa undeniably gained a large new collection of dedicated fans anxious for more.
For those who enjoy a thorough female whooping, look no further than soccer star Hope Solo.
With a holy name that insinuates dominance and a relentless approach on camera, this goalie has yet to let any opportunity get past her.
After fetching a magnifying glass, one must enjoy the pleasant beauty behind the underrated sport of table tennis.
International superstar Biba Golic may not be used to the spotlight, but her confident pose reeks of an experienced, yet still-feisty nature.
A former WIBA and WIBF Lightweight Champion, Mexican-American boxer Mia St. John is not to be messed with.
She may feign ignorance with her sexy dress code and robotic smile, but it's her beauty that continues to lull her victims into a euphoric state.
While she's known as the first female to land a Crippler 540 in competition, professional snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler is perhaps best recognized for her memorable appearance in FHM.
With an obvious feel for the laid-back, hot chocolate-style hangout often featured in snowy environments, Bleiler is the perfect combination of sexy and swaggerous.
While her birth name may insinuate otherwise, volleyball star Logan Tom is far from boyish and rarely fails to exude a sexy nature on camera.
Australian baller Erin Phillips may have an undeniable on-camera prowess that deserves recognition, but her appearance in Alpha magazine in 2008 didn't create as positive a response as some might've expected.
Wearing skimpy lingerie and an iconic smile, Phillips prepped the world for quite a memorable 2008 Beijing Olympics.
With six World Cup victories and a gold medal in halfpipe at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games, snowboarding legend Hannah Teter has quite the resume to compliment her sexy nature.
As she hits the slopes without a care in the world, this 2010 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue participant seems destined for greatness.
With such a fierce and fervorous nature being displayed, some fans might suggest that poker is perhaps the most physically demanding sport in the world.
Poker legend Kimberly Lansing may have a frustratingly-stellar poker face, but it's her dedication that inspires even the most unappreciative fans.
While she has yet to garner worldwide reverence for her athletic ability, pro surfer Missy Gibson has the calm beauty to patiently wait for her window of opportunity.
With undeniable beauty, it's only a matter of time before the magnetic paparazzi take notice.
Sexy surfer Ashley Constantine may create the impression that she is too lethargic to leave a significant athletic legacy intact, but she appears quite fond of the engaging pic.
As she subtly exudes her willingness to entertain, this beach bum seems confident in her ability.
As she continues to hone her prowess on camera, two-time Finnish National Champion Kiira Korpi seems determined to expand her repertoire.
Undeniably already fighting off calls from most major men's magazines, this iconic star is close to fully-embracing her beautiful spot in the sports world.
This Swedish former high jumper may have set the still-standing indoor record of 2.08 meters in 2006, but it's her electric prowess in front of cameramen that has the media in a frenzy.
Her tilted, one-eyed stare, beautiful posture and eccentric name are far from routine.
With a gold medal from the 2004 Summer Olympics, a dominant rise ball and a significantly less-talented husband in minor league pitcher Casey Daigle, softballing legend Jennie Finch has sufficiently-cemented her name in the history books.
Despite a fully-clothed career on the mound, this illustrious star still entertains fans with her wide array of bikini-clad and naturally-happy shots.
A three-time World Championship medalist, American figure skater Sasha Cohen precisely combines a cute demeanor with undeniable athletic ability to persuade her name to be uttered in the same breath as immortality.
Her soft sexiness continues to garner plenty of respect.
Coached by her established father, Norwegian hurdler Christina Vukicevic seemingly has the genes and the guidance to create a respected legacy.
But with beauty like this, she'll feel inclined to hone her on-camera ability just as much as she does her athletic prowess.
While this American high-jump specialist has competed in the 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games, her featured accolade at the illustrious event is a fourth-place finish in the final after a jump of 1.99 meters.
Reminiscent of an oblivious Kirsten Dunst in Spiderman, Amy Acuff seems set for life after athletics as she preps herself for the spotlight.
This two-time defending world indoor champion may be the record holder in the 60-meter hurdles (7.72), but it's her exotic attractiveness that seemingly garners the most worldwide attention.
While she can be ferociously-intimidating on the track, Lolo Jones is quite the eye pleaser away from it.
She may have an ESPY award for Best Female Action Sports Athlete and four X-Games Gold medals, but Dallas Friday is unquestionably more revered for her beauty and humorous, yet iconic name than for her athleticism.
Just another day at the office for this sexy wakeboarder.
Once named as one of the five most beautiful women in the world by Elle, Gabrielle Reece has been successfully combining sports and sexiness since her arrival in the early '90s.
Still dominating the beautiful athletes scene, Reece's early success on camera can never be dismissed.
With a career-high ranking of World No. 2 by the WTA and 12 WTA Tour singles titles to her name, Russian tennis hottie Vera Zvonareva seems ready to concentrate on her next endeavor.
As she continues to flourish in front of her audience, tennis seems a distant memory.
A 2002 Olympic Champion and the 2001 World Champion, Canadian pairs skater Jamie Sale seems determined to please her audience.
As she beautifully readies herself for the camera, there isn't even a slight hint of hesitation in her eyes.
She may have pleased numerous generations of fans with her sexy work for the WWE, but professional wrestler Trish Stratus has seemingly fully dedicated herself to the aesthetically pleasing pose.
Never ceasing to amaze even the most unexcited viewers, this beauty continues to quietly etch her name in the record books.
2010 was seemingly a defining year for this sexy snowboarder.
While she did just miss competing at the 2010 Winter Olympics, Clair Bidez garnered reverence after appearing in the memorable 2010 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
At a crossroads, this beauty has some decisions to make regarding her career path.
With a current and career-high ranking of World No. 3 and seven singles titles, Belarusian tennis star Viktoria Azarenka naturally garners her fair share of attention.
However, it's her risque approach on camera that has the sports world sizzling and ready for more.
From being ranked as the World No. 3 during the 2005-2006 season to becoming immortal in the critical sports world, sexy American short-track speed skater Allison Baver looks back on a prosperous career in the spotlight.
She's clearly nowhere near finished.
While she is seen as Russia's most successful rhythmic gymnast ever with two Olympic medals, 18 world championship medals and 25 European championship medals, it's Alina Kabaeva's sexy nature and political pull that has fans intrigued.
Having been a State Duma deputy from the United Russia party since 2007, this Mila Kunis clone gives fans plenty of reason to watch the news.
With 107 career wins (most ever by a female), a potent teammate in Kerri Walsh and an athletic, yet significantly less-renowned husband in backup MLB backstop Matt Treanor, Misty May-Treanor has already earned herself a spot in sports lore.
Her beautiful prime years can never be forgotten.
This sexy volleyball player doesn't quite need a ball in her hands to excite fans.
With an ability to carelessly prosper on camera, Brazilian star Ana Paula Mancino continues to watch her stock rise.
Considering this American freestyle skier's best World Cup since her arrival in 2003 was an eighth-place finish at an aerials event in 2007, it's clear as to why Lacy Schnoor has continued to properly hone such a breathtaking talent in front of eager eyes.
With the ability to seemingly withstand even the most frigid temperatures with such limited attire, Schnoor continues to fascinate even her most pessimistic fans.
She may be a seven-time Olympic medalist and two-time American Swimmer of the Year, but Amanda Beard has clearly taken more time to master the art of crowd pleasing than she has swimming laps.
Water seems to compliment her aura quite nicely.
Not only did she become the youngest skier to win a World Cup Super G race in 2008, but alpine ski racer Lara Gut continues to gut out the heart of her viewers.
She may be quite raw in this stage of her on-camera career, but her prop work is potently intriguing.
With only three professional wins to her name, Natalie Gulbis is already on the fast track to earning a second income.
FHM was more than just a launchpad for other modeling endeavors, keeping her quite relevant in an already-populated sports kingdom.
She's been named one of the 5 Hottest Snowboarding Girls on Twitter, and it's easy to see why here.
What appears to be another cookie-cutter beauty turns out to be quite the exotic catch.
Not only was she the most expensive woman's player in Spain (over £200,000), but Milene Domingues holds the record for ball juggling (55,198 touches) and is a practicing Buddhist.
While she's currently married to the Spanish footballer David Aganzo, Domingues is even the first ex-wife of soccer legend Ronaldo.
A stacked resume.
Don't let her energetic smile and undeniable beauty fool you; this established diver earned two gold medals at the 2008 South American Swimming Championships for her native Brazil.
Obviously fearless and determined to dominate, Juliana Veloso has no problem garnering curious eyes.
The back injury that sidelined a once-promising tennis career was seemingly a blessing in disguise for Argentinian beauty Victoria Vanucci and her appreciative fans.
With a relentless focus on modeling, the sky is the limit for this sexy former athlete.
She may be the current World No. 21 in singles, but Slovak tennis star Daniela Hantuchova still garners excited eyes for her breathtaking appearance in the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition alongside Maria Kirilenko and Tatiana Golovin.
Calling the pictorial memorable is a slight understatement.
With a zealous moxy that can't possibly be dismissed, Brazilian footballer Laisa Andrioli continues to make soccer beautiful.
Her accolades on the field pale in comparison to her ability on camera.
She may be the most successful female racer in NASCAR history, but it's Danica Patrick's feistiness off the track that has fans in chaos mode.
Her sensual nature in between races can't possibly be ignored, as she vigorously entertains a deprived crowd.
In holding the World No. 1 spot for 66 straight weeks, looming legend Caroline Wozniacki has continuously etched her name even deeper into the world of sports.
The Danish tennis star has the natural beauty to simultaneously please the paparazzi while easily winning WTA matches.
This Australian pole vaulter may have starred on Dancing with the Stars and Gladiators since retiring in 2007, but it's her sexy portfolio that continues to please more than just her most loyal followers.
With a propensity for the surprise shot and a tongue-twisting name, Tatiana Grigorieva will never be considered old news.
Not only did this electric beauty play third base for the Arizona State softball team, but she earned the title of Jason Pridie's WAG this past MLB season.
The New York Mets bench warmer made the catch of his life with this spark plug.
While her risque approach doesn't quite persuade us to bring her home to meet the parents, poker star Liv Boeree has the quiet confidence that reeks of sexiness.
She may not be smoking the cigar, but her dominant handling of the classy situation is certainly commendable.
This Canadian-American ice dancer may have an already-daunting resume that includes being a four-time world medalist, three-time Four Continents champion (2004–2006) and five-time U.S. champion (2004–2008), but Tanith Belbin never hesitates to improve her repertoire.
Her quiet smile exudes a subtle confidence in her experience en route to a memorable future.
While being the daughter of 15-time NHRA Top Fuel Funny Car national champion John Force is sure to garner any young driver some initial attention, it's Ashley Force Hood's beauty and claim to fame that eventually earned her a respected reputation.
Since beating her father in 2008 for her first ever NHRA Professional-category win, Hood has had plenty of time to concentrate on the aesthetically-pleasing shot.
While she is the first Russian to become a full-time member of the Ladies European Tour and has top-10 finishes to her name, Maria Verchenova seems to have found her true calling away from the course.
As she uncomfortably leans back with a sense of urgent determination, Verchenova works towards improving the sex appeal of a beleaguered sport.
As she continues to attract new throngs of fans towards the glorious sport of curling, Austrian national team skip Claudia Toth must finally realize the beautiful influence she has had on the athletic world.
While she garnered honorable respect for turning down an offer to pose for the German edition of Playboy, she attracted more curious eyes for posing nude in a calendar to promote women's curling in 2005.
While her on-course accolades may be lacking, Australian golfer Anna Rawson's list of modeling endeavors are quite thorough.
Her affinity for the stellar athletic pose gives her just as much street credit as a low final score on the green would.
From dark and ominous to colorfully fruitful, there are few poses that Australian swimming legend Stephanie Rice won't attempt.
While she holds the world record in the 400-meter women's individual medley and won three gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, it's Rice's cunning precision on camera that has fans slipping off their couches.
While her career-high ranking of World No. 18 in singles is half-heartedly commendable, sexy Russian tennis star Maria Kirilenko continues to garner more attention for her arousing appeal than her athletic prowess.
Her newly-sparked relationship with NHL star-turned rapper Alexander Ovechkin certainly has fans intrigued.
With defeating former World No. 1 Jelena Jankovic in the third round of the 2010 Australian Open being perhaps her most established claim to fame, it's clear that Ukrainian tennis beauty Alona Bondarenko is revered more for her on-camera prowess than her on-court ability.
She may want to try standing up during matches to improve her form.
Considering she was ranked No. 90 on the FHM 100 Sexiest Women of 2005, it's clear that Kristi Leskinen's beauty is far from undiscovered.
Instead of taking her libidinous nature to pro wakeboarding, this freestyle skier rightfully chose the snow and eventually became the first woman ever to pull a rodeo 720.
With a Black Belt in American Freestyle Karate and the nickname "The Karate Hottie," Michelle Waterson seems destined for an immortal spot in the world of sports.
Her beauty and adventurous nature in front of an audience is always memorable.
While she does have 24 WTA singles titles and was named one of the "30 Legends of Women's Tennis: Past, Present and Future" by Time in June of 2011, former World No. 1 Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova may be remembered as much for her beauty as for her racket skills.
This sexy pro wrestler took her talents to the top when she appeared on the cover of the April 2007 Playboy issue.
In garnering a new throng of eager followers, current World Independent Ladies Division Wrestling spark plug Ashley Massaro continued to increase expectations.
Before she was the breathtaking ESPN broadcaster she is today, Jenn Brown was a beautiful yet innocent utility player on the Florida Gators softball squad.
She's certainly surpassed her expected potential.
Don't let her natural sexiness fool you. Current Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion Miesha Tate will undoubtedly eat her victims alive if necessary.
Considering she is ranked the No. 1 135-pound female fighter (according to the Unified Women's MMA Rankings), it's safe to say her demeanor changes a bit after she steps inside the ring.
From innocent high school pole vaulter to sexy Internet sensation, the recent Cal grad has yet to leave our hearts and the eager spotlight that is never far away.
Her laid-back demeanor and confident glare suggests a promising future in the limelight for Allison Stokke.
Known for her work with the WWE and WCW, retired wrestler Torrie Wilson continues to please depressed fans who still haven't gotten over her departure.
However, now that she's with Pinstripes third baseman Alex Rodriguez, Wilson seems ready to dabble in the WAG world.
Despite never winning a WTA singles title, Russian tennis beauty Anna Kournikova has garnered perhaps the most significant amount of attention of any female athlete for her overseas sexiness and desirous aura.
While she does have a career-high ranking of World No. 8 (2000), this celebrity's legacy revolves around being a Google-search phenomenon.
If only she was as aggressive on the court as she is away from it.
Now an established actor, MMA star Gina Carano continues to absorb new types of anxious observers.
After starring in the Oct. 19, 2009 edition of ESPN: The Body Issue, this legend propelled herself even further into the spotlight.
While many fans may recognize this beauty from the obnoxious, yet somehow-memorable Subway commercials, it's her nine World Championships medals (seven individual) that separate Nastia Liukin from the rest of the pack.
On second thought, it's her sexy adventures on camera that fans truly applaud.
While she's clearly passionate about her craft, Russian-born former gymnast Zlata continues to search from head to toe for that next iconic shot.
Her perplexing poses may cause an initial cringe, but in the end, her sexiness reigns supreme.
By combining her two NCAA Long Drive contest wins while at Arizona State with her voluptuous nature on camera, it's clear that Blair O'Neal is a powerful commodity in the sports world.
She may not be among the best on the course, but away from it, she's a perennial champion.
In bringing respect and beauty back to the deprived sport of billiards, Jennifer Barretta has seemingly established a new tradition that requires a following.
Her sensual nature while patrolling the pockets is quite astounding, and her sexy ability to show fans how to work the table's six minuscule compartments deserves reverence.
As a two-time Olympic gold medalist and stout WPS defender, Heather Mitts was seemingly a journeyman quarterback away from completing her quest for immortality.
With St. Louis Rams backup A.J. Feeley quietly joining her side, this sexy soccer star's legacy couldn't possibly be forgotten.
While being a two-time European champion in Russian pyramid may seem insignificant to the casual fan, Russian star Anastasia Luppova has the sensuous air that demands attention from the media.
Also winner of the 2009 Miss Billiards competition, Luppova is now coaching young disciples the intricacies to her craft.
Amidst the deluge of beautiful women parading the Lingerie Football League gridiron is one fearless, yet sexy linebacker yearning for a chance to make history.
Never has ferociously depleting an opposing running back looked so beautiful.
The sport of handball may not have been as illustrious a national pastime as several others in recent years, but Hungarian star Tapai Szabina is quickly changing that.
Her electrically-engaging eyes and confident poses have led fans to remain updated with the happenings in the handballing realm.
With the ability to whip any opponent into shape, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner and grappling world champion Kyra Gracie is seemingly the perfect catch.
There is undoubtedly an enormous throng of anxious fans yearning for her wrath.
As they playfully flirt and tangle with each other like primates eating the bugs off their young, it continues to become clear why these Brazilian synchronized swimmers essentially switched to modeling full time.
Twins Bia and Branca Feres have naturally garnered perhaps the most attention with what appears to be the least amount of effort.
They've only just begun.
While she's known as the first woman ever to win three consecutive overall World Cup and downhill championships (2008-2010), American alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn attracts fans with her daring nature and vivacious posture.
Classy, confident and relentless, Vonn seems destined for immortality.
And a high-profile fling.
She may not have the illustrious reputation that Alana Blanchard possesses, but sexy surfer Anastasia Ashley has the iconic name and breathtaking beauty to halt any production.
With a plethora of seductive pics already populating her portfolio, the future looks bright for this sand dweller.
Having yet to fully approach adventurous camera endeavors, soccer star Alex Morgan's attraction stems from a hard-to-get approach.
She may be the youngest woman on a feisty United States national squad, but she seems eons ahead of her peers in sex appeal.
The sport of golf has certainly had an influx of beautiful women approach its scene in the past decade, featuring none other than Sophie Horn.
She may not be garnering fame for her work on the course, but her ability to present a hint of sexiness to every iconic shot is quite applauded by her fans.
While it's rare to see two sets of twins populate one list, professional wrestlers Brie and Nikki Bella couldn't possibly be excluded.
With an obviously salacious nature and perfectly-meshed auras, these two are destined for greatness.
Once seen as the next Allison Stokke, vivacious track dweller Sara Galimberti seems to possess the essential ingredients required for greatness.
Clearly humbled by her increasing role in the sports world, this Italian beauty is only scraping the edge of stardom.
Once known for her work with the WWE, wrestler, model and singer Maria Kanellis is perhaps most applauded for her jaw-dropping photo shoots.
On the April 2008 cover of Playboy magazine, the valet referred to as Maria has been under the spotlight since her pre-wrestling beauty pageant days.
Earning the moniker "The Little Assassin" for often beating higher-ranked players while standing an intimidating 5'2", voluptuous South African-born Amanda Coetzer seemingly never had a problem garnering attention.
Despite a respectable career-high ranking of World No. 3 (1997), it's clear that Coetzer concentrated a bit more on her stage presence than she did on her serve.
While she is featured in the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest woman ever to finish the Hawaii Ironman, it's Lokelani McMichael's exotic appeal that engages fans worldwide.
While she did have to retire due to injury, former Russian competitive ice dancer Anna Semenovich left her mark on the sports realm with her coarse approach and salacious nature.
She seems completely committed to her work on camera.
She may be renowned for her pole vaulting skills, but 2006 Miss Teen Australia pageant finalist Melanie Adams seems to have dreams bigger than just gracing polyurethane-made tracks.
Her beauty begs for more publicity.
With an exotic heritage that features Caribbean, Asian and South American influences and a beautiful nature that can't be denied, Canadian-born sprinter and model Tania Archer continues to embrace her role in the sports world.
While she was nominated as one of Canada's 25 Transformational people in regards to her breathtaking motivational speaking, it's only natural that eager fans pay more attention to her vibrant guise.
With never-ending legs and a tantalizing ability to please the crowd, former WCW and WWE wrestler Stacy Keibler has yet to disappoint any acquisitive crowd.
Her seductive stares and voluptuous tendencies on camera are welcomed with open arms.
With 11 WTA Tour singles titles, former World No. 1 Serbian tennis legend Ana Ivanovic clearly has the established resume to concentrate on a second career.
Her steamy camera-side manner can't possibly go unnoticed as she attempts to subtly tease her eager audience.
While she continues to attract drool-covered stares and euphoric admiration, pro boxer Lauryn Eagle has decided to take her talents to another field.
Now that she's allegedly approaching the sweaty, ruthless phenomenon of lingerie football, it's clear Eagle is looking to escape obscurity.
While she is certainly commended for helping the United States national team win a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the 6'3" indoor volleyball star deserves admiration for being able to continue smiling at all after trying out for Tyra Banks' abhorrently-shallow show, America's Next Top Model, five times during college.
The intense practice clearly helped her hone an already-strong presence.
While she technically specializes in the javelin throw, Paraguayan legend Leryn Franco seems destined for bigger, sexier things.
With a memorable feature in the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition and an ardent crew of loyal followers, Franco can calmly bask in her beautiful ambiance.
Amidst the surfeit of beautiful billiards stars is Filipina spark plug Shanelle Loraine, always anxious to convince undecided fans that she is the real deal.
Her electric smile and spine-tingling seduction never fail to attract new enthusiasts.
Having shadowed the sexy athletes game with a cunning decisiveness so astounding that her fans are surprised every time, surfer Malia Jones continues to quietly climb the charts of the sports realm.
We can't deny her friendly nature.
Having been listed in the 100 Sexiest Women in the World in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006, radiant cyclist Niki Gudex clearly has the stellar resume to garner consideration for other endeavors.
She seems to have approached modeling full force, ready to join the sexy world of athletes.
Beautiful and talented, the often-relaxed Alana Blanchard continues to perfectly-mesh the calm nature of surfing with the eccentricity of modeling.
She may have mastered the waves, but it's Blanchard's sexy ambiance that has fans salivating.