Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017

Posted: Feb 17 2017, 10:46am CST | by , in News | Latest Celebrity News

 

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017
2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model Hailey Clauson attends the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Ceremony 2016 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on December 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
 

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017 is one of the big pop culture moments in Q1 of 2017. Here is everything you need to know. Updated.

Update: The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017 is live.

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition is a massive online and print event. The sports magazine managed to make its special Swimsuit edition a thing everybody is talking about each year.

Update:

See the hottest Red Carpet photos from the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 Launch party in New York, Thursday night.

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017 has finally been released online late Tuesday night. Kate Upton is the SI Swimsuit cover model. The digital version of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017 is live online featuring dozens of sexy swimsuit model photos and videos.

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 release date is finally official. SI announced that the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 will be available everywhere on Tuesday, February 14. A new SI Swimsuit 2017 teaser has officially revealed that the 2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition will be available everywhere on February 14 Tuesday morning. Watch the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017 announcement trailer, but the announcement this morning was misleading.

SI makes fans wait to see the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017. The magazine says to release new content of the SI Swimsuit edition every hour today, but the reveal of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 cover will be on Jimmy Kimmel Live tonight at 11:35pm. The SI cover model will be a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Will it be Christie Brinkley? 

Sports Illustrated announced on January 10th that Aly Raisman and Simone Biles are featured in the SI Swimsuit 2017 edition. The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017 launch week started on Monday Feb. 13, 2017 with the rookie models press tour and ringing the closing bell at the NYSE.

Turns out the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 edition will be a staged release. In a new teaser released late Monday, SI confirms the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 will be released on February 14 online and on newsstands.The SI Swimsuit cover model will be guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

On Feb. 6, Sports Illustrated dropped a huge bomb. 63-year-old Christie Brinkley will make a comeback to the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition along with her two daughters.

Sports Illustrated released a new teaser video for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 edition on January 18. Fans can get a glimpse of the locations, swimsuits and sexy bodies of the swimsuit models. The identities of the models is kept secret.

The VIBES by Sports Illustrated Swimsuit festival will take place in Houston on Feb. 17 and Feb. 18, marking the end of the SI Swimsuit edition launch week. The tickets are on sale now here.

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models 2017

Sports Illustrated started to reveal the swimsuit models featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017 on January 10. Athletes Aly Raisman and Simone Biles are the first models that Sports Illustrated revealed for the 2017 Swimsuit issue.

On Monday January 30, SI revealed the first newcomer model. 21-year-old Swedish model Kelly Gale will be featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017. Victoria's Secret models Lais Ribeiro and Sida Sidorkina will be SI swimsuit models in the 2017 edition. 

31-year-old Chrissy Teigen will also make a comeback after giving birth in April of last year.

List of 2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models

THE MODELS

Christie Brinkley

Sailor Brinkley Cook

Alexa Ray Joel

Chrissy Teigen

Samantha Hoopes

Nina Agdal

Irina Shayk

Lais Ribeiro

Kelly Gale

Sida Sodorkina

Myla Dalbesio

Mia Kang

Danielle Herrington

Bianca Balti

Alexa Ray JoelAly RaismanAnne De Paula, Ashley GrahamBarbara PlavinBianca BaltiBo Krsmanovic, Caroline WozniakiChrissy Teigen, Christie BrinkleyDanielle HerringtonGenie Bouchard, Hailey ClausonHannah FergusonHannah JeterHunter McGradyKate BockKate UptonKelly GaleKelly RohrbachLais RibeiroLisa Marie JafthaMcKenna Berkley, Mia KangMyla DalbesioNina AgdalRobyn LawleyRose BertramSailor Brinkley CookSamantha HoopesSerena Williams and Vita Sidorkina.

THE ATHLETES

Aly Raisman

Simone Biles

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 Cover Model

Being on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition is a huge achievement for any model. Last year, the cover of the SI Swimsuit edition had featured three different models. The three models couldn't be any more different from each other. Ronda Rousey, Ashley Graham and Hailey Clauson each got their own cover for the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017 cover model has not yet been announced. The hype around the Christie Brinkley swimsuit photos, could mean the cover for the 63-year-old.

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017 Rookie of the Year

The voting for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017 rookie of the year ended on Friday, Feb. 10. Since 2011, SI Swimsuit has let fans decide Rookie of the Year. Previous winners include Chrissy Teigen (2010), Kate Upton (2011), Nina Agdal (2012), Kate Bock (2013), Sara Sampaio (2014), Kelly Rohrbach (2015), and Barbara Palvin (2016).  

The candidates for the 2017 Rookie of the Year are Kelly Gale, Myla Dalbesio, Lais Ribeiro, Vita Sidorkina, Danielle Herrington, Bianca Balti and Mia Kang.

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017 Release Date 

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017 will be released on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 as digital release and on Wednesday at newsstands. In a new teaser released late Monday, SI confirms the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 will be released on February 14 everywhere.

The latest communication from SI points to SI Swimsuit Cover reveal on Tuesday. SI Swimsuit will reveal this year’s highly anticipated special content, including the 2017 cast of swimsuit models, cover star, issue debut, a live-streamed red-carpet launch party in New York and more.

The Time Inc. owned magazine will accompany the release of the SI Swimsuit edition with a week filled with events and appearances. 

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 TV Show

There is no SI Swimsuit TV show scheduled for the launch of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017. There is a list for a "Making of Si Swimsuit 2017" show scheduled to be released on Feb. 15. Last year SI had a show on TNT to reveal the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2016.

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 cover model will be a guest on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live Show on Tuesday, Feb. 14. It is not clear yet, how SI will reveal the cover model as the SI Swimsuit Edition was supposed to be released on Monday.

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 Event

The “VIBES” by Sports Illustrated Swimsuit event caps off launch week of the 2017 edition. The inaugural “VIBES” festival is the latest live event offering from Sports Illustrated Swimsuit.

VIBES by Sports Illustrated Swimsuit will be held in Houston on February 17–18. The first-of-its-kind event will feature live performances by GRAMMY Award-winning artists Diplo and Miguel; a food festival curated by Houston’s James Beard Award-winning chef Chris Shepherd and special appearances by the models of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Class of 2017. Tickets for the VIBES by Sports Illustrated Swimsuit are on sale at frontgatetickets.com.

The Sports Illustrated event is the chance to meet the models of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition in real life. SI said on Feb. 9 that all models featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017 will be in Houston at the VIBES event. This is a great chance for fans of the models listed above to meet them in real life and maybe score an autograph... dates will be hard to get.

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017

Last year the magazine featured three different Swimsuit cover models. Plus-sized model Ashley Graham, UFC fighter Ronda Rousey and model Hailey Clauson appeared on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2016.

Sports Illustrated is busy since months casting models for the 2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. Dozens of casting videos of potential swimsuit models are available on SI.com. Models invited to the 2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition castings include Genevieve Rokero, Danielle Herrington, Rachell Vallori, Lada, Leila Lopes, Alexandria Morgan and Gabriella Kuti. 

SI has not yet revealed any famous models, athletes or celebrities that will be featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017. Maybe Kate Upton will make a comeback to the swimsuit edition. Also still under wraps is the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2017 release date.

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2016 release was is on Monday, February 15, 2016. In 2017 the swimsuit edition is likely to be released on February 13 or February 20. The release on newsstands is accompanied by a digital release, live events and possible TV show again. The 1-hour Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2016 Revealed show aired on TNT. It was the first time the swimsuit edition was featuring with its own show.

The Time Inc. owned Sports Illustrated Swimsuit franchise reaches more than 73 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. The 2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is the 53rd.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

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