Tip-Off for 5/24/12 (featuring Patti LaBelle) Who is sports’ greatest athlete?

Posted in Blogroll on May 24th, 2013 by Ron Glover


Is Pele on the list of greatest athletes?

The question is simple, but the answer will require much thought? An athlete is described as someone who is skilled in sports or physical activities. It’s been said repeatedly, the greatest athletes in the world are in the NBA. But what about soccer players who need to develop incredible endurance. Maybe it’s a tri-athlete who has to swim, cycle and run a mini-marathon. Athleticism consists of speed, vision, strength, stamina and the ability to think on the fly — most times ahead of the opponent. What athlete in history has exhibited these attributes to the fullest?

Give me your greatest athlete in any sport, past or present. Why are they the world’s greatest. I’ll drop a few names to push it along.

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