Who is the best of them all?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by adisu, Jul 24, 2005.

  1. lance armstrong

    11 vote(s)
  2. Michael Schumacher

    2 vote(s)
  3. Michael Jordan

    9 vote(s)
  4. Pele (soccer)

    5 vote(s)
  5. Jaco Pastorius (I hate sport - jaco is number 1)

    26 vote(s)
  1. adisu

    adisu I admit it, I'm a "user"

    Apr 8, 2005
    Who is the king of kings??
    The number one of all times in sports!!!!
    I gave only four options (and a fifth one for the ones who don't like sport) but you may write other name in your post in you don't thing it's one of those i mentioned in the poll.

  2. And Jaco pulls ahead... :D
  3. adisu

    adisu I admit it, I'm a "user"

    Apr 8, 2005
    Actually I think Jaco was a good athlete too!!!!
    He was best in the "fingers alternating" field.
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  4. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    Merckx :cool:

    (Do we have new smileys?)
  5. Toasted


    May 26, 2003
    Leeds, UK
    Pele, of course.
  6. adisu

    adisu I admit it, I'm a "user"

    Apr 8, 2005
    No i just used a smiley as an image from other site

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  7. AuG


    May 22, 2005
    Fort Collins, CO
    Wayne Gretzky (Hey how many of those people in your poll can skate?) :)
  8. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002

    Hong Kong Phooey.

    Everybody knows he's the #1 super guy.
  9. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Good man.
  10. I-Love-Ratm


    Feb 24, 2003
    Maradonna.He was better than Pelé in his day.Pity about the drug problems
  11. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    Jaco certainly had one of the qualities of some of today's top athletes. He had a substance abuse problem.
  12. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
    that's my vote

    if you are going to poll people for best athlete, include all sports.
  13. Johan Cruijff,

    But err... I think the most headstrong willing, committed, trained, etc. etc. etc. athlete would be lance

    Pity, he isn't human :D
  14. MurdocRocks


    Jun 18, 2005
    Torrance, CA
    I'd say Sergei Bubka, though I'd bet that 99.99% of you don't know who he is.(He's the world record holder in polevaulting)

    Seriously, watch the olympics from about 15 years ago, this guy was amazing. He cleared 20' 2" while holding about 16 feet up the pole. He also broke his own record about 18 times.
  15. Phil Mastro

    Phil Mastro

    Nov 18, 2004
    And you could have added Pete Sampras to the list, as well as Franz Klammer. Tennis players and skiers get no respect eh?

    Edit: How about Steven Hendry, the snooker player? Is snooker a sport? Is golf a sport? Tiger or Nicklaus?
  16. Alexei Nemov
    Don Bradman
    Nadia Komenic
    Ian Thorpe
  17. Muhammad Ali
    Michael Phelps
    Marion Jones
    David Beckham