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Friday, March 25, 2011

GQ's All Time Coolest Athletes

In the February issue of GQ magazine, The 25 Coolest Athletes of All Time were listed.  They included sports icons such as Joe Namath, Arthur Ashe, Pele, Tom Brady, Julius Erving, Michael Jordon, Ted Turner, and Kelly Slater.

I searched Youtube to find vids of some of their highlight performances. 

Joe Namath (aka Broadway Joe), American Football Quarterback



Mario Andretti, World Champion racing driver



Allen Iverson, American Professional basketball player



Bjorn Borg, tennis player from Sweden



Arthur Ashe, professional tennis player



Pele, Brazilian football (soccer) player



Walt Frazier, American NBA basketball player



Evel Knievel, American daredevil



Jean-Claude Killy, French Alpine ski racer



Pete Maravich (aka Pistol Pete), NBA professional basketball player



Tom Brady, NFL football quarterback



Muhammad Ali (aka Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.), three time World Heavyweight Champion



Julius Erving (aka Dr. J), NBA professional basketball player



Bob Gibson, All star American baseball player



Bo Jackson, American baseball and football player



Arnold Palmer, American professional golfer



George Best, Northern Irish professional football player



Derek Sanderson, Canadian professional ice hockey player



Tim Lincecum (aka "The Freak") MLB baseball pitcher



Kenny Stabler, American football quarterback



Michael Jordan, NBA basketball player



Gary Player, South African professional golfer



Ted Turner, Yachtsman

Download video here: http://media.cbsnews.com/video/426250/cbsnews_2010-09-27-220150.1100.mp4


Jim Brown, Professional American football player and actor



Kelly Slater, American professional surfer



Sources: GQ Magazine, February 2011; wikipedia; CBS News

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