The 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition is here.
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2016 release date is on Monday, February 15. There will be not one, but three different Swimsuit covers. Plus-sized model Ashley Graham, UFC fighter Ronda Rousey and model Hailey Clauson will each appear on an individual cover. The 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue will be on newsstands Monday morning.
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The 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models include besides the cover models Hailey Clauson, Ashley Graham and Ronda Rousey, Nina Agdal, Chanel Iman, Gigi Hadid, Chrissy Teigen, Hannah Ferguson, Lily Aldridge, Erin Heatherton, Hannah Davis, Irina Shayk, Bo Krsmanovic, Barbara Palvin, Kelly Rohrbach, Samantha Hoopes, Tanya Mityushina, Rose Bertram, Emily Didonato, Robyn Lawley, Sofia Resing, Kate Bock, Caroline Wozniacki and Lindsay Vonn.
The 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit rookies are Ashley Graham, Bo Krsmanovic, Barbara Palvin, Tanya Mityushina and Sofia Resing.
This year's athletes are featured only wearing body paint. Besides Ronda Rousey, the 2016 Swimsuit edition also stars Lindsay Vonn and Caroline Wozniacki only wearing body paint. New this year is a Virtual Reality video featuring three of the Swimsuit models.
You do not have to head out in the cold to get to see the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models of 2016. The online release featuring tons of videos and photos will launch at 9am ET on si.com.
The 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models include besides the three cover models Gigi Hadid, Nina Agdal, Erin Heatherton, Emily DiDonato, Chanel Iman, Hannah Ferguson and Irina Shayk.
Sports Illustrated also brings the models to the fans in the real world. Introduced in 2015, the SI Swimsuit fan festivals drew more than 65,000 fans and the organization is planning even bigger and more interactive events this year. Both "Swim City" and "Swim Beach" are free and open to the public and will feature appearances by the 2016 SI Swimsuit model cast.
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2016 fan event tour kicks off February 15 - 16 in New York with "Swim City" hosted at the Altman Building. From there the tour heads to Miami Beach, Florida for "Swim Beach" at Lummus Park on February 17-18.
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit franchise reaches more than 70 million people annually, and more men 18 to 34 than the Super Bowl.
The iconic franchise now spans more than 20 product extensions in digital social, broadcast, publishing, mobile and consumer products, along with supporting a vibrant experiential marketing business.
Since debuting in 1964 Swimsuit has become a pop-culture phenomenon and an established launching pad for successful careers in TV, fashion, business and film including those of Kathy Ireland, Cheryl Tiegs, Tyra Banks and Heidi Klum.
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