Photo: Yu Tsai/Sports Illustrated

I know, I know. This is totally a website devoted to our love of sneakers and Serena Williams is clad in heels on the cover of today's Snaps.  Well, guys you're just going to have to let this one live because Serena totally gets a Chickspiration pass. 

After continuing her reign of absolute dominance (minus that emotional loss at this year's US Open...we don't speak of it, K?) Serena Williams is crowned the greatest athlete alive...well, at least for 2015.  

Sports Illustrated unveiled the cover of it's Sportsperson of the Year issue and Serena, in all of her Chickspiring glory, was the winner of this here crown; which, if you were wondering, hasn't been bestowed upon a woman since 1983.

In the mean time, horse people are mad that a human being won Sportsperson of the year. I think one of these is in order: 

For the full cover story, head on over to SI.com.