The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is quite a piece of interest for many people.
Not just to the readers, who gawk over the photos of beautiful women wearing swimwear.
But also to the models themselves, who consider the opportunity to pose in Sports Illustrated a great career move.
For the female athletes who put on their bathing suits to become featured on the pages of the magazine, they get worldwide fame and exposure.
Not a bad return for posing in a bikini. So let's take a look back at some of the most beautiful athletes to be a part of the swimsuit issue.
Here we go!