Daniel Craig returns as Agent 007 in the 23rd installment of the James Bond series on Friday, much to the delight of myself and millions of fans across the globe.
And what better way to celebrate the return of one of cinema's greatest action heroes by discussing, well, his leading women.
Yes, gorgeous women (thank you, Eva Green) who have been as important to the plot lines and stories as the men who have played the title role and their famous villains.
What if Bond's women were professional athletes and a little more involved in the story than just words and sex appeal? In my opinion there is nothing wrong with that. The movie would be a little more interesting, that is for sure.
Here is a look at some female athletes around the globe who would make awesome heroines.