First and foremost, the great polymath, visionary and humanist Jigoro Kano.
Secondly, Master Masahiko Kimura – “Kimura No mae Ni Kimura Naku, Kimura No Ato Ni Kimura Nashi.”
Closely following him, Master Helio Gracie.
Carl Lewis is another inspiration for me.
And yeah, Jamie Eason. Like many other athletes, she is living proof that women can be fit and feminite… which I like (*** evil grin***)