GQ's February issue features the 25 coolest athletes of all time (time being since 1957 when GQ was launched), and they released the magazine in 9 different covers. Check out the photos/athletes that are currently gracing your news stands, as well as a list of the 25 athlete's they considered the coolest.

Muhammad Ali
Photo: © Halsman Archive

Michael Jordan

Photo: Globe Photos

Arnold Palmer

Photo: Bob Gamel/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

Kelly Slater

Photo: Tom Servais

Joe Namath

Photo: Photofest

Julius Erving

Photo: Globe Photos

Tom Brady

Photo: Greg M. Cooper/US Presswire

Bjorn Borg

Photo: Walter Iooss Jr./Sports Illustrated/Getty Images

Tim Lincecum

Photo: Lisa Blumenfield/Getty Images

List of 25 (with sports):

Muhammad Ali (Boxing)
Mario Andretti (Race-car)
Arthur Ashe (Tennis)
George Best (Futbol/Soccer)
Bjorn Borg (Tennis)
Tom Brady (Football)
Jim Brown (Football)
Julius Erving (Basketball)
Walt Frazier (Basketball)
Bob Gibson (Baseball)
Allen Iverson (Basketball)
Bo Jackson (Football, Baseball, Hockey)
Michael Jordan (Basketball)
Jean-Claude Killy (Skiing)
Evel Knievel (Daredevil)
Tim Lincecum (Baseball)
Pete Maravich (Basketball)
Joe Namath (Football)
Arnold Palmer (Golf)
Pele (Futbol/Soccer)
Gary Player (Golf)
Derek Sanderson (Hockey)
Kelly Slater (Surfing)
Kenny Stabler (Football)
Ted Turner (Sailing)

If you do not recognize some of these names, look them up and learn some sports history. You can also purchase the magazine to see why GQ thought they were cool.

Source: GQ

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