Before there was a Super Bowl, Sports Illustrated found itself 50 years ago with nothing to put on the cover in January. An editor suggested shooting a beautiful model in a pretty place — beginning one of publishing's sexiest traditions. Then the one issue that they dedicate to models is their most popular.
The group sipped mimosas, caught up and chatted with each other — like a "sisterhood," per Aden — on the way down to " SI Swimsuit on Location," an inaugural consumer-facing event featuring two days of panels, meet-and-greets and a model search competition. Coincidentally, the news of Victoria's Secret no longer airing its annual fashion show on network TV — likely in part due to its unwillingness to diversify its lineup — would come out 24 hours later. Current editor M.
From river rafting in Honduras and elephant polo in Thailand to snowboarding in Chile and surfing in Costa Rica, Sports Illustrated has gone global this year for an action sports adventure with the world's most beautiful women. Hosted by skateboarding legend Tony Hawk and Marisa Miller from the hottest spots in Las Vegas the video features nine spectacular locations, 18 supermodels, seven eye-catching sports and hundreds of swimsuits. You will also see Olympians Jennie Finch and Amanda Beard and a few surprises you won't want to miss.
Sports Illustrated The annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue came out today and while it is a convenient excuse for sports sites like this one to publish photos of girls in bikinis, this story doesn't have anything to do with sports or sports journalism or even magazine publishing. The story today is how the Swimsuit Issue has turned into its own business and tech empire that, on its own, rivals the magazine that gave birth to it. The women of the SI SI have taken over TV and the web today, with talk show appearances by models, back-to-back nights on the "Late Show with David Letterman," a Twitter hashtagand a multimedia blitz to rival any Apple product launch.
Sign in. Watch now. NBC joins partner Sports Illustrated to launch a nation-wide search for the next great swimsuit supermodel with its new unscripted series timed for the launch of the magazine's famed annual Swimsuit Issue.
Tyra Banks returns to modeling as one of the new cover stars of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition. The year-old supermodel, who was the first African-American model to appear on the cover of this publication alongside model Valeria Mazza incame out of retirement for the issue. But I want to show that modeling has no age.
Millions subscribe to Sports Illustratedwhich publishes many popular issues, including the highly anticipated annual Swimsuit edition. Many photos from this notorious issue have shocked SI fans over the years. Here we rank the most controversial Sports Illustrated swimsuit photos.
The edition of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue features three covers, including the return of Tyra Banks, the first African-American model to appear on the cover in Banks, 45, was the first African-American model to appear on the cover of the SI Swimsuit edition in and mostly retired in ABC reports she told the magazine that she's changing her name to "BanX" to symbolize "X-ing out cookie-cutter beauty" and re-entering the modeling scene to show that "beauty comes in all shapes, sizes and ages