It reached newsstands on October 9, The pictures are taken in a very exquisite manner and show the beautiful and athletic body of sports icons. Click on next slide to see the stars who have graced the cover of the magazine over the years Serena Williams She was on the cover of the magazine. Click on next slide to see the stars who have graced the cover of the magazine over the years Sarah Reinertsen Sarah is an American triathlete and former Paralympic track athlete. She was born with proximal femoral focal deficiency, a bone-growth disorder; her affected leg was amputated above the knee at age seven.
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Water polo team bares all for Art Streiber and ESPN The Magazine « Stockland Martel Blog
The issue features a number of notable athletes stripped down to their purest form. ESPN The Magazine's editor-in-chief, Gary Belsky, says that the issue is meant to be a study and celebration of athletes' bodies - not simply an excuse to see them naked. It's about bodies and athletes," he said. Michelangelo didn't put David in a toga. They come from different sports, but also different ages, genders, shapes and sizes. He also noted that the magazine has featured physically challenged athletes in the issue.
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The shoot included both singles and group shots with the team being arranged in varying heights to create two 'waves'. The other part involved an underwater shoot where they were asked to drop down in rows. It sure takes a lot of skill to pose underwater. She placed 13th in the triple jump and 20th in the long jump at the Summer Olympics. Despite underachieving at the tournament, she still gained a lot of popularity after she posed for Playboy that year.
The men's Olympic tournament resumed Wednesday in green-tinged water after the diving pool at Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre turned a dark green the previous day. There was no sign of any water-quality issues with the water polo pool during the first day of the women's competition Tuesday. A decrease in the alkaline level in the diving well Tuesday led to the green color, Rio spokesman Mario Andrada said. He added that the pool for water polo and synchronized swimming is being affected in the same way. According to FINA, the world governing body for aquatic sports, water tanks ran out of some of the chemicals used in the water-treatment process, causing the pH level to go outside the usual range, leading to the discoloration.