Some were shocked and in awe whilst most others supported Alicia assuming that it would be a tasteful shoot. The picture taken by Francesco Carrozzini features Alicia in her well known beam pose altered into a stag. The 23 year old was also interviewed as part of the shoot. When asked why she decided to pose for The Body Issue she replied:.
ESPN Body Issue 2011: Sex Sells for Alicia Sacramone and These Unknown Athletes
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Here's a look at sexy athletes from around the world, who've ditched their clothes to make it to the cover of famous International magazines! Read Less. Tennis ace Serena Williams confidently exhibited her pregnant body on the cover of a leading magazine. The athlete ditched her inhibition t Read More. The athlete ditched her inhibition to give a bold pose on the cover of Vanity Fair for its August issue. United States athlete Amy Acuff posed for the Playboy magazine in
Remember gymnast Alicia Sacramone? See what she's up to now
She will move the most covers, but readers will notice some unknown female athletes that will now see their marketability rise after their pictorial in the magazine. For U. Olympic gymnast Alicia Sacramone, the shot of her on the balance beam upside down not only shows off her flexibility, but a beautiful physique. When I do my jumps for gymnastics, I only get into those positions because I'm relatively strong.
When the dust settles, however, a new star will be born in American gymnast Alicia Sacramone. Sacramone first entered the public eye during the Summer Olympics in Beijing. Although she was somewhat overshadowed by teammates Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin, Sacramone gained rapid popularity due, in part, to her striking beauty. Just as quickly as she had become one of America's sweethearts, though, she became a goat due to what was perceived as a choke job during competition. She fell during both her floor exercise and on the balance beam and was largely held responsible for the United States finishing second to China in the team competition.