American Olympic swimming champion Amanda Beard posed naked in Playboy magazine last year and at Beijing stripped off for an advertising campaign to protest against fashion furs. British athletes triple jumper Phillips Idowu, cyclist Rebecca Romero and swimmer Gregor Tait were photographed naked in sporting poses for a sports drinks advertising campaign. Female beach volleyball players are first to admit that wearing bikinis has helped boost their popularity — and envious male players have joked about following by playing bare-chested. With the Beijing Olympics underway featuring over 10, athletes in perfect shape, websites galore are carrying photo galleries and lists of the hottest Olympians. Playboy spokeswoman Lauren Melone said they have published a special spread of Olympians who have appeared in the magazine over the years such as Athens gold medallist Beard, four-time Olympic high jumper Amy Acuff and figure skater Katarina Witt. Swimmer Dara Torres, the oldest U.
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Ice skating legend Katarina Witt. The legendary ice-skater won two gold medals in the and Winter Olympics as well as four World Championships and six European Championships. Boxer Mia St John was a big hit in and out of the ring. She appeared on the Playboy cover in November before going on to cement her reputation as one of the greatest female boxers in the sport. Mia won the IBFA world lightweight title in and has since turned her attention to mixed martial arts. Volleyball star Reece became a massive celebrity.
5. Amy Acuff
Acuff caught the track and field bug, and one year later was competing in sprints and the long jump. Having something visible and memorable like that brought it into my consciousness. Acuff attended Calallen High School, a public secondary school in Corpus Christi, with the intent of becoming a high jumper. As a year-old freshman, she cleared six feet. One year later , she was the National Scholastic Indoor champion, a title she repeated as a junior.
Quiet Voice. Eric Maddy. Other than Amy Acuff of course and Mary Sauer, who have rather noted careers posing nude in the past, I'm coming up with slim pickings. You'd think or at least I'd think there'd be one overall website for the US Olympic team, broken down by sports, with bios of all the team members.