Does it get any more fierce than this?! Real athletes wear headbands to keep the sweat out of the eyes and the hair off the face so they can kill it on the track, field or court. It's about letting nothing get in your way of achieving the win. Not to mention they look cool and even intimidating to the opponents. It's all about the attitude. Wallace Spearmon is the winner of the silver medal for the 200 meter sprint at the World Championships in 2005. This University of Arkansas alumni sprinter is wearing the JUNK Brands University of Arkansas Razorback Headband.
JUNK Brands Sponsored Athlete Kalvin Henderson leaves the boxing ring in JUNK Brands Honor Headband all kitted out in red, white and blue. Formerly the No. 4 ranked Middleweight turned pro this year. Check out the epic footage of his first pro fight here.
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Julie Johnston of the Chicago Red Stars and the United States Women's National Soccer Team gives it all on the soccer field, famous for her moves and her headbands. She was on the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team that won the World Cup in 2012.
Rafael Nadal declares victory in a bright orange headband. This Spanish tennis player is ranked No. 4 in the world, won gold in the 2008 Olympics and holds 14 Grand Slam titles. Boom!
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Serena Williams shows ultimate strength and power in her purple headband. This legend is ranked No. 1 in women's singles tennis and ties the record for most Grand Slam singles titles with 22.
Derek Weida is a Veteran and CrossFit athlete who inspires many with his athletic ability, attitude and spirit. Here he's wearing one of the many JUNK headbands honoring Veterans.
Here WNBA players Skylar Diggins and Alex Bentley battle it out on the basketball court in looking like the pro's they are in headbands.
How could we do a roundup of athletes lookin' fierce in headbands without Lebron? The man has won 3 NBA Championships and always looks like a serious competitor in a headband. Be like Lebron, wear a headband. Find your favorite NBA team here.
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Misty May-Treanor always seems to be wearing a headband. This 3-time Olympic Gold Medalist is known for dominating beach volleyball with her partner, Kerri Walsh. We think the headband defo has something to do with it.
Everyone in CrossFit knows JUNK Brands Sponsored Athlete Sam Dancer, famous for his outrageous personality and headband fashion statements. On any given day his headband ranges from Patriotic to Unicorns to Hot Pink. We think the unpredictability gives him a competitive edge. We're so proud to see Sam Dancer compete in the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games!
Hungry for more? Read 16 Super Smart Reasons Why You Should Wear a Headband.