With superior agility, strength and a drive deeply embedded into their beings, the female athletes featured in this year’s ESPN Body Issue are the definition of elite genetics. Their dedication to their passion is perfectly reflected in the chiseled physiques showcased below.

But there’s something more to the issue than breathtaking action shots of these women baring it all while demonstrating their talents; it reveals the deeper layers of each woman, bringing them down from pinnacles of perfection to earthly beauties who embrace their unique attributes. They embrace their vulnerabilities to champion incredible feats and reach new heights.

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These women demonstrate the naked power of body-positivity – by embracing their imperfections, they show us that when we truly learn to love ourselves completely, there’s nothing in this world that can stop the forceful moves of a confident woman!