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These members of SI's Fittest 50 may surprise you—unless you closely follow rugby or CrossFit. 

By SI Wire
May 19, 2016

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We’re rolling out our Fittest 50 list here at Sports Illustrated, highlighting the most in-shape male and female athletes across the sporting world.

Though the likes of LeBron James and Serena Williams made the list, not every athlete is an international superstar. 

Here are a few Fittest 50 athletes you might not have predicted to make the list—unless you're a big fan of rugby or CrossFit. 

 

See Sports Illustrated's complete Fittest 50

- Patriots receiver Chris Hogan

- Rugby star Kieran Read

- CrossFit athletes Christmas Abbott, Talayna Fortunato, Samantha Briggs and Camille Leblanc-Bazinet

- Rock climber Chris Sharma

- WWE wrestlers Charlotte Flair and Seth Rollins

- Endurance athlete Jessi Stensland

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