Sweaty determination, daunting focus and an affinity for sand. The essentials for dominating any beach photo shoot.
But while many women in the sports world continue to scratch and claw for that extra bit of steam in each pic, only some truly grasp the art of seduction.
From naturally basking in a sunny ambiance to attacking their salt-watered environment with a passionate aggression, these beauties have become the perfect compliments to rough surroundings.
Let's take a look at the steamiest swimsuit pictures in sports.
If times get tough, just remember, Margaret Thatcher naked on a cold day.