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PointAfter’s Top 10 Athletes of 2015

Posted on December 29, 2015 by Ben Leibowitz

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With the latest calendar year behind us, the team at PointAfter looked back and pegged the top 10 athletes of 2015.

In order to narrow 2015 down to a viable top 10, we focused solely on performances and accolades each athlete compiled throughout the campaign in their respective sport. We also aimed to represent a variety of sports while avoiding overlap.

Our team concluded that the following sports figures were the most dominant of 2015, primarily by measuring their accomplishments relative to their peers.

They needed to win prestigious awards, attain championships, Grand Slams or Super Bowl victories, as well as finish a cut above their opponents by the numbers. This crew is worthy of every sports fan’s respect, or, at the very least, acknowledgment.

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