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