Have you taken a bullet to the leg and gone to work the next day?
If you answered "yes," congratulations: you, my friend, are a badass. (But you're still not as metal as one of the Billy B.A.'s you'll find in this slideshow.)
The following are the biggest badasses in sports right now. I repeat, these are athletes and sports figures laughing at death and stomping mud holes in the competition as of this very moment.
They are the undaunted men and women of the now, and if you see them coming your way, bow your head and protect your neck.