Top 25 Women In Sports As Marvel Super Heroes

espnW teams with Marvel to honor the most impactful women in sports, even handing out their new 'super hero' name.

Josh Helmuthby Josh Helmuth

espnW surveyed a panel of sports experts, former players and inspirational leaders, along with their own editors and executives to distinguish the 25 most impactful women sports figures of 2015.

And once they were chosen, there was only one way to honor them — Turning them into Marvel super heroes

You can see the rest of the top 25 and their illustrations here.

On Tuesday, Dec. 8, espnW will release an all-access, behind-the-scenes profile of Rousey by Shelburne appearing in ESPN The Magazine’s Ideas of the Year issue and also featuring Rousey on the cover (on newsstands Friday, Dec. 11).


Josh Helmuth is the editor of CraveOnline Sports.