We're used to seeing a lot of muscle from our fave athletes—but not quite this much! Some of the fittest champs in the world bared every pec, quad and yes, even their glute muscles for ESPN magazine's annual body issue , which hits newsstands today. Take three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings , who manages to look fiercely fit in the spread, despite posing both while pregnant and after giving birth. The 6-foot-3 beach volleyball player admits that no amount of athleticism can compare with birthing a child. Having babies makes me feel like Wonder Woman. And the statuesque star definitely looks like a superhero, too! As does fellow athlete Courtney Force , who revs up the va-va-voom volume in the issue. The NHRA Funny Car driver shows off her feminine curves as she perches atop a tire and covers her unmentionables with a gasoline canister. Of course, the issue also features a few buff dudes, like 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick , who strikes a running pose with—you guessed it!
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Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway over labor day weekend. They approached me again this season. Q: When do you feel more pressure… at the starting line for a race or at your photo shoot? A: I definitely felt more pressure at the photo shoot as opposed to at the starting line for a race. I was very nervous, but luckily I had amazing photographers to work with that helped make me feel comfortable, and they did an amazing job sending the message of how powerful our sport is, just through a picture. A: My dad, of course, was very nervous about me doing the shoot, but he had done it himself back in He told me that they would be tastefully done and that whatever my decision was he would support me percent.
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Nothing like a little skin to get the controversy rolling. The Body issue is a yearly project that ESPN Magazine produces where it showcases various athletes in poses reminiscent of their sport genre, totally and completely nude. The idea, is that you see and appreciate the exceptional physique that these athletes have created with all of their hard work. Many famous athletes have taken part over the years. In the racing world, Helio Castronieves was among the athletes featured.
Seeing his mom, being the pillar of his family, scares me to think I will not be as strong as her, since I have always been the pampered child since young. Is it naive to think we could raise our children to fully participate in two different faiths. You will buy expensive disability insurance, malpractice insurance, and life insurance to provide a snippet of comfort for the great, unknowable future.