The Body Issue

Picture 25

Olympians and pro athletes pose nude for ESPN The Magazine's annual Body Issue resulting in very beautiful and inspiring images shot by some very talented photographers.

Check out a selection of my favourites here.

Carlos Bocanegra, 33, Defender, U.S. men's national soccer team

Photograph by Richard Phibbs


Maya Gabeira, 25, Big wave surfer

Photograph by Francesco Carrozzini


Danell Leyva, 20, Gymnast, USA Gymnastics

Photograph by Peter Hapak


Tyson Chandler, 29, Center, New York Knicks

Photograph by Peter Hapak


Abby Wamback, 32, Forward, U.S. women's national soccer team

Photograph by Carlos Serrao


Ashton Eaton, 24, Decathelete, USA Track & Field

Photograph by Carlos Serrao


Anna Tunnicliffe, 29, Sailor, U.S. sailing team

Photograph by Steven Lippman

See the complete series of photographs at ESPN.

Lei xx