Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Kate Upton graces the cover of the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Kate Upton graces the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover for a second year in a row. The main cover shows Upton wearing a white bikini bottom with a white hooded coat as top.

About the shoot, which was shot amid glaciers in Antarctica, Upton told People, "It was definitely the hardest shoot I've ever done. The best as well -- Antarctica is one of the most beautiful places I've ever been to. But I'm from Florida, so it was pretty painful."

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2013 Teaser

For the 2013 Swimsuit issue, Sports Illustrated traveled to all 7 continents, including Kate Upton in Antarctica. Magazine is on sale February 12, 2013.

Kate Upton scores back-to-back Sports Illustrated Swimsuit covers

Very few models had graced the Sports Illustrated cover for two or more consecutive years. Kate Upton (2012, 2013) joins the ranks of Christie Brinkley (1979, 1980, 1981), Elle MacPherson, (1986, 1988), Paulina Porizkova (1984, 1985) and Tyra Banks (1996, 1997). Kate Upton becomes the first supermodel this century to score back-to-back Sports Illustrated Swimsuit covers.

Kate Upton Sizzles at Sports Illustrated Cover Party

Model Kate Upton turned heads at the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Party without even wearing a bikini.

As John Basedow reports, the two-time SI cover girl looked smoking hot in an elegant oxblood-colored dress. Miss Alabama USA Katherine Webb and Derek Jeter's rumored girlfriend Hannah Davis also wowed in sexy outfits.






Kate Upton - Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

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