Celebs by profession: athlete

The term athlete on one hand describes sportsmen and competitors and on the other hand also people with a highly developed muscular system and a strong body structure. You can also count female soccer player andother team sports as Competitive athletes. One of the most famous female athletes is Hope Solo. Which might be because of her leaked nude photos.

The terms origin arised from the old greek and latin language (athleta = „competitor“). Back then, athletes could participate in gymnastic or fighting games. To succeed in those competitions, the athletes required certain physical characteristics like strength, flexibility and also the right techniques. To match those requirements a special lifestyle was needed.