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!
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One of the double standards under which the LPGA has long had to operate is the criticism it endures any time one of its players promotes her sexuality in any way. Jan Stephenson in the bathtub full of golf balls and nothing else comes to mind, and more recently the calendar Natalie Gulbis debuted at the U. The women's tour will no doubt get a triple-whammy of attention -- both wanted and unwanted -- next month when three of its players appear in ESPN the Magazine in tastefully covered states of undress. The special theme issue, sort of a response by ESPN to the highly successful Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, will celebrate both the male and female athlete.
By: Golfweek Staff Writer October 9, am. So what? The important parts are obstructed. Any time women in the entertainment industry show excess skin, there are people who turn their noses up in disgust. Must women, they say — particularly athletes — rely on sex appeal.