Women sports have increased greatly in popularity in the last few decades. Female athletes have become the biggest stars in their sport and in some cases, the world. There has been a dramatic rise of female athletes in MMA, Golf, Surfing, basketball, hockey and much more. Female athletes have become equal to or even bigger than some male athletes in certain cases. Not only are they great in their profession but they have also gained celebrity status. In most cases female athletes are simply athletes who are in great demand. They have gained so much respect and success that they gain several opportunities outside of their sport. They receive huge endorsement deals, appear on late night TV and even make appearances in film and television. They prove that just like their male counterparts, they are multi-talented but will always be dedicated to their profession. Several female athletes are not just great at what they do but they’re also beautiful while doing it. Most athletes know that their careers can’t last forever so they transition into other careers. For these gorgeous female athletes, they have a lot of options.
There are many beautiful female athletes that could have dominated the world of modeling like they do their sport. Their breathtaking beauty could have made them an instant success as a supermodel. In fact, many of these athletes could have a career in modeling when they decided to retire. A lot of these athletes have already done some modeling, which had fans all over the world drooling. However, they're not just another pretty face but are incredible athletes. Here is a look at 16 Hottest Female Athletes That Could Be Supermodels.
17 Ana Ivanovic – Tennis
Ana Ivanovic is often considered one of the greatest tennis players. She also happens to be one of the sexiest and hottest tennis players of all time. She has won several major Championships, including the 2008 French Open. She also won the year-end WTA Tournament of Champions in 2010 and 2011. In 2008, she was ranked number 1 in the world. She was included on the Top 100 Greatest Players Ever and Time magazine’s 30 Legends of Women’s Tennis: Past, Present and Future. She has defeated some of the most iconic names in tennis, such as Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams. However, following her victory in 2008 she began to struggle but recently made a bit of a comeback. If tennis doesn’t work out for her she can always become a supermodel. She has appeared in several international magazines, such as Harper’s Bazaar, FHM and Vanity Fair.
16 Lindsey Vonn – Alpine Ski Racing
The gorgeous Lindsey Vonn is an alpine ski racer on the U.S. Ski Team. She has won four World Cups overall in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012. She’s stunning, gorgeous and a gold medalist. She won the gold medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. She has won several other Championships, including an Olympic Bronze medal and two World Championship Gold medals in 2009. She is the most successful ski racer in history. In 2010, she won the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year award. However, due to injuries she sat out most of 2013 and almost all of the 2014 season. She did make a return to the sport in 2016 and quickly made an impact. If she didn’t return to the sport she could certainly have entered a modeling career. She was featured in the 2010 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition and has been ranked on Maxim’s Hot 100.
14 Eugenie Bouchard - Tennis
The beautiful Eugenie Bouchard is a professional tennis player. This stunning Canadian beauty is quickly rising up in the world of tennis. She competed in the 2014 Wimbledon Championship and made it to the finals of a Grand Slam singles. She was the runner up and became the first Canadian born player representing Canada to make it to the finals. She also reached the finals of the 2014 French Open and 2014, the Australian Open. In 2013, she won the WTA Newcomer of the Year and in 2014, she was named the WTA Most Improved Player. She’s not just a beautiful athlete but also has the brains. While in school, she excelled in science and math and at one point considered becoming a physician. However, her tennis career has been very successful despite her struggles. If she ever decides to retire from the sport of tennis she could easily become a supermodel. However, she could also be a physician.
13 Danica Patrick – Stock Car Racing
Danica Patrick is a stock car racing driver who has competed in NASCAR. She is the most successful female in American open-wheel racing. She is also the hottest and most beautiful race car drivers. She’s not just a hottie, she is also one of the most dominant drivers. She won the 2008 Indy Japan 300. She also competed and did very well in the 2009 Indianapolis 500, NASCAR Nationwide Series and 2013 Daytona 500. If she ever decides to hang up her driving gloves she’ll have a career as a supermodel if she wants. She has already proven that she has a career in modeling. She has appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated and appeared twice in their Swimsuit Issue. Victoria's Secret voted her sexiest athlete. She has become a crossover star and has made several media appearances. She voiced herself on an episode of The Simpsons and was featured in the documentary, Girl Racers. She’s beautiful, gorgeous and very talented and could easily be a supermodel.
12 Alex Morgan – Soccer
The beautiful Alex Morgan is a soccer player on the United States Women’s National Team and the Orlando Pride. As a member of the US National Team, she won a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics and the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. She was named U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year. In addition to her career in soccer, she has also done some writing. She wrote a middle grade book series titled The Kicks. She has appeared in several magazines, including ESPN The Magazine and the Sports illustrated Swimsuit Issue. In 2015, she appeared on the cover of FIFA 16 with Christine Sinclair and Steph Catley, making them the first women to appear on the cover. She is smoking hot and an incredible athlete.
11 Anna Sidorova – Curling
Curling is a sport that might not be as popular as other spots, such as hockey, basketball and MMA. It sometimes flies under the radar, which means people are unaware of the talented and beautiful athletes that dominate the sport. Anna Sidorva is a member of the Russian National Women’s Curling Team. She usually plays the position of the skip. She’s a beautiful and smoking hot athlete that had many career choices very early on. Initially, she was a figure skater but at the age of 13, a leg injury forced her to give up the sport. She then turned her attention to curling. She participated in four World Junior Curling Championships. When she was 19 she was apart of the Russian Olympic Team at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, which made her the youngest skip in the history of the games. Anna and her team won the gold medal at the European Championship. She still hopes to one day lead her team to a gold medal victory at the Olympics. Once she achieves that, hopefully she’ll consider a career as a supermodel.
10 Maria Sharapova – Tennis
The beautiful Maria Sharapova is a professional tennis player. Like many tennis players, she started at a very young age. She has won several major titles throughout her career. She won the Australian Open, US Open, Wimbledon and the French Open twice. She is the only Russian woman to win the Grand Slam. She also won a Silver Medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She was ranked number 1 by the WTA on 5 separate occasions. She is widely regarded as one of the best tennis players of all time. Time magazine included her on their 30 Legends of Women’s Tennis: Past, Present and Future. Tennis Channel included her on their 100 Greatest of All Time list. She had a setback when she failed a drug test in 2016 and received a 15-month suspension. Regardless, she is still considered a great tennis player. Additionally, she is incredibly gorgeous and could always become a supermodel.
9 Michelle Jenneke - Hurdler
Michelle Jenneke is an Australian hurdler that almost broke the Internet in 2012. She is full of talent but if she wants, she could give up the hurdling career and go into modelling. For all of her great achievements in track and field she is best known for her pre-race warm-up. In 2012, she was seen dancing as her warm-up before a race. This beautiful Australian athlete had the entire world drooling. She mainly competes in the 100 m hurdle but has also competed in the 100 m sprint and long jump. She started competing at the young age of 10. She won the 2010 Australian Junior Championship, the 2016 Australian National Championship and silver medal at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics. After her victory in 2016, she qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. She’s young and has a long career in front of her. However, if she chooses to she could have an even longer career as a supermodel. She appeared in the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
8 Hilary Knight - Hockey
Hilary Knight is a hockey player with the National Women’s Hockey League’s Boston Pride. She is also a member of the U.S. Women’s National Ice Hockey Team. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and played for the Wisconsin Badgers. She helped lead her team in winning the National Championship. She was a standout athlete while at University and was a dominant player on the ice. In the 2012 Canadian Women’s Hockey League draft, the Boston Blades chose her as their third pick. In 2015, she joined the NWHL where she plays for the Boson Pride. She became the NWHL’s first ever-scoring Champion. In 2010, she took time off from school to join Team USA. She competed in both the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and 2012 Winter Olympics in Sochi. At the age of 20 she was the youngest player on Team USA, including both the men and women’s teams. She is an incredibly talented athlete that also just happens to be stunningly beautiful. If she ever hangs up her skates, she’ll certainly have a career as a supermodel waiting for her.
7 Lola Jones – Hurdler/Bobsledder
Lolo Jones is a multi-talented athlete that is both a hurdler and a bobsledder. She is also incredibly gorgeous and could have a career as a supermodel. However, she is much more than just another pretty face. She is one of the only athletes to compete in both the Summer and Winter Olympic games. She competed in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics and the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic games. She won gold medals at the World Indoor Championships in the 60-meter hurdle in 2008 and 2010. She also won the silver medal at the 2008 World Athletics Final. She has gained a considerable amount of attention and fame due in part to her incredible beauty. She is known for her exotic beauty that has fans all over the world drooling. However, she is a very skilled athlete. It’s just a bonus that she is so beautiful.
6 Melanie Adams – Pole Vault
The smoking hot Melanie Adams is an Australian professional Pole Vaulter. Several of the beautiful athletes on this list should consider a career in modelling. However, Melanie Adams is not just a great pole-vaulter but is also an aspiring model that hopes to one day compete in the Miss Universe pageant. She was 11 years old when she started to compete in pole vaulting. In addition to participating in sports she also made it to the finals of Miss Teen Australia. Her career had a temporary setback when she broke her foot in 2006. She competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The day of the Pole Vaulting finals, Dirt.com voted her the Sexiest Athlete of the Olympics. Melanie Adams has helped turn pole vaulting into a sexy sport. There is a good chance that she’ll be as successful as a model as she is as a pole vaulter. She’ll likely win the Miss Universe Pageant some day. Additionally, she’s not just an incredible athlete with looks that could kill, she also has a degree in paramedics.
5 Ronda Rousey – MMA
There is nothing more attractive than a gorgeous female athlete that can beat you up. Ronda Rousey is one of the most dominant MMA fighters in the UFC. Her popularity and drawing power rivals Conor McGregor and it can be argued that she might be a bigger star than Conor. Ronda is a former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion and won 12 consecutive fights. She won 11 of those in the first round with 9 by submission. She won a Bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Ronda is both terrifying and gorgeous and has become a crossover star. She clearly could have been a supermodel had she chosen not to knockout people for a living.
She’s already done some modeling and appeared nude on ESPN’s Magazine 2012 Body Issue. She was also listed on Maxim’s Hot 100 and appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. Additionally, she has also transitioned into film and has appeared in The Expendables 3, Entourage and Furious 7. She will be starring in a remake of film Roadhouse. She will be making her return to the Octagon on December 30th to challenge Amanda Nunes for the Bantamweight Championship.
4 Anastasia Ashley - Surfer
Anastasia Ashley is a Championship surfer and a breathtaking beauty. This stunning surfer has been breaking records and hearts pretty much her whole life. She started surfing at the age of 5. When she was 6 years old she found a broken down board in the trashcan and used it to win a surf contest. At the age of 7 she got her first sponsor and got a new surfboard. She won the Triple Crown Rookie of the Year Award in 2003. When she was 16 she won her first major title. She has gone on to win several more titles, such as the Professional Surfing Tour of America, the National Scholastic Surfing Association Championship and the 2010 Pipeline Women’s Pro in Hawaii. She’s sexy, beautiful and leaves all her fans drooling and wanting more. She could have a great career as a supermodel if she wanted to.
3 Skylar Diggins – Basketball
Skylar Diggins currently plays in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) as a member of the Dallas Wings. She is a standout star in the league, and was in her college days as well. She’s possibly the most gorgeous point guard to play for Notre Dame. She led Notre Dame to two consecutive NCAA Championship appearances. While at Notre Dame she ranked first in points and steals. In the 2013 WNBA draft, she was the 3rd overall pick and was drafted to the Tulsa Shock. The WNBA is sometimes looked down upon, however she proves that there are truly talented athletes in the WNBA. This stunning beauty could have gone on to become a supermodel instead of being a dominant force in the WNBA. In fact, she has appeared in Vogue, has modeled for Nike and participated in a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit shoot. There is a good chance that we could see this incredible athlete dominating the world of modeling just like she does on the court.
2 Alana Blanchard - Surfer
Alana Blanchard is one of the most beautiful and hottest surfers. She has been a dominant force in the world of surfing and has won several Championships. Alana won the 2005 T&C Women’s Pipeline Championship, The Rip Curl Girls Festival Junior Pro and The Volcom Pufferfish Surf Series. Surfing has been apart of her family for a long time and several of her family members also surf. She has been surfing since she was a child. She has grown up to become one of the most breathtaking and gorgeous athletes in the world.
Alana has dealt with some very traumatic moments as well. She witnessed a shark attack on her friend Bethany Hamilton who lost her arm because of the attack. A film based on the shark attack, Soul Surfer, was released in 2011. Lorraine Nicholson portrayed Alana in the film. She continues to be a top surfer in the world but it's clear that this gorgeous athlete could also be a model. She has dabbled in a little bit of modeling already. She designs and models Rip Curl Swimwear and focuses on a line of wet suits for surfing.
1 Ellen Hoog – Field Hockey
Ellen Hoog is a professional field hockey player that is possibly the most beautiful and hottest field hockey player of all time. In 2004, she was added to the Dutch National Team and is a member of the Amsterdamsche Hockey & Bandy Club. In 2005, she won the European Championship and in 2006, she won the Women’s Hockey World Cup. She also competed in the Olympics as a part of the Dutch National Team. She won the gold medal at the Olympics in 2008 and 2012. She also won the Silver Medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics. She became the first player to win a major Championship game with a penalty shootout by making the winning shot in the semi-finals (she also scored the winning goal in the 2016 Olympic semi-final). If her career in field hockey didn’t work out so well she could certainly have a career as a supermodel. She is an incredibly beautiful athlete that will certainly continue to win Championships and break hearts.
Sources: yupdaily.com, rantsports.com, yourdailynews.com
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