The top 10 athletes in the world according to Men's Journal, with the magazine's explanations:
1. Michael Vick (football)
Amazing speed and arm strength.
2. Bode Miller (skiing)
Won 2002 Met-Rx Superstars competition.
3. Ronaldo (soccer)
Most explosive player in world's No. 1 sport.
4. Bob Burnquist (skateboarding)
Pioneer of the ``switch'' tricks.
5. Alexei Nemov (gymnastics)
Has 12 Olympic medals in a range of events.
6. Kevin Garnett (basketball)
For durability as much as talent.
7. Tony Azevedo (water polo)
Stanford star has ``superhuman'' strength.
8. Roman Sebrie (decathlon)
Reigning world-record holder.
9. Ole Einar (biathlon)
Won gold in Salt Lake City.
10. Ian Thorpe (swimming)
For his freestyle technique and dominance.
The next 10 (alphabetically): Lance Armstrong (cycling), Sergei Fedorov (hockey), Laird Hamilton (surfing), Taufik Hidayat (badminton), Roy Jones Jr. (boxing), Davo Karnicar (mountain climbing), Khalid Khannouchi (marathon), Alex Rodriguez (baseball), Marat Safin (tennis), Tiger Woods (golf).