In fact, she is no longer a college athlete. Our editor-in-chief at the time approached her on the red carpet at the ESPYs and asked her if she would do this and had an elevator pitch ready and explained to her what he thought it could accomplish. When she decided she wanted to do The Body Issue, she was very specific with us and said, "I want to make sure people can see my scars because I want them to understand that scars are part of what makes you who you are. She was a star, of course, but she was building her public image and her reach with fans beyond tennis. But how often do we stop to think about how varied those bodies are? For her to do that made other athletes say, "You know, all right.
Zahra. Age: 30.
They're looking at images on-screen as they're coming through, which is something that, you know, we don't do at every single shoot.
Sabrina. Age: 31.
This Is What Top Athletes Look Like Naked
I mean, you started to get a sense that body types were very different depending on the sport. You know, what is the story that they want to tell? Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. But for something like this, you need to be comfortable with the material.