Boxers, ballerinas, and basketball players are all among the 18 incredibly fit participants that agreed to take off their clothes for a good cause. Photographer and former biathlete Dominika Cuda was the one who came up with the idea for the project that took one year to complete. Unlike most calendars, includes more than just 12 pictures. Instead of just giving each athlete a separate month, the author of the idea created a page personal sport planner that will allow the person to track their training progress, sleeping patterns and nutritional plans all whilst admiring the beautifully captured bodies.
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When athletes prepare for their upcoming seasons, they put their bodies through rigorous workouts and intense mental and physical training. Year after year, the ESPN Body Issue showcases the beauty underneath their uniforms and just how insanely toned and committed these athletes are to their respective sports. On Wednesday, photos from the 11th edition of the highly anticipated annual Body Issue were released, featuring 21 unique athletes and 17 different covers. Athletes from all over the globe represent a variety of different sports on their covers, and we've never seen such toned butts. Read on to see all the incredible athletes and hear their stories from the feature, and prepare to be inspired. View On One Page. Photo 0 of
All the Powerful Women Athletes Who Stripped Down for ESPN’s Body Issue
Photographer Dominika Cuda, a former biathlonist based in London, convinced athletes including cross-fit champs, ballerinas, horse riders and boxers to show off their ridiculously ripped bodies for the calendar. The pictures, taken at various locations in Warsaw, Poland, will form a page diary and personal planner. Proceeds will go to the One Year Fund, which provides young athletes with clothing and equipment. For more information go to the oneyearfund.
As Buzz Lightyear once said, 'Naked athletes, naked athletes everywhere! But there's no surprise there as that's to be expected, because these men and women do nothing but train and practice and practice and train, turning their bodies into the perfect machines for their chosen disciplines. What's interesting to see apart from all the muscular naked flesh on show, of course is how each different sport requires a different body type. From tennis players to hammer throwers, Olympic gymnasts to basketball players, motocross riders to UFC fighters, pretty much the whole variety of sporting fitness is here to gape and be amazed at.