Flashback Friday: A look at 53 years of SI Swimsuit covers!


By now you’ve definitely heard the news that SI Swimsuit made history this year with not one, not two, but three separate cover models! Ronda Rousey, Ashley Graham, and Hailey Clauson all sizzle on their covers, making 2016 an unforgettable year for the magazine.

After a successful launch week, we decided to take a look back at all of the beautiful women who have graced the cover of SI Swimsuit! Trust us, this trip back in time is definitely one you don’t want to miss.

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From Babette March in 1964, to our three cover babes this year, and everyone in between, check out the gallery below to see 53 years of stunning covers!

Kate Upton

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2017

Hailey Clauson | Ashley Graham | Ronda Rousey

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2016

Hannah Davis

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2015

Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen

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2014

Kate Upton

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2013

Kate Upton

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2012

Irina Shayk

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2011

Brooklyn Decker

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2010

Bar Refaeli

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2009

Marisa Miller 2008

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Raphael Mazzucco

Beyoncé

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2007

Veronica Varekova, Elle Macpherson, Rebecca Romijn, Rachel Hunter, Daniela Pestova, Elsa Benítez, Carolyn Murphy, and Yamila Diaz-Rahi

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2006

Carolyn Murphy

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2005

Veronica Varekova

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2004

Petra Nemcova

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2003

Yamilla Diaz-Rahi

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2002

Elsa Benítez

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2001

Daniela Pestova

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2000

Rebecca Romijn-Stamos

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1999

Heidi Klum

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1998

Tyra Banks

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1997

Valeria Mazza and Tyra Banks

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1996

Daniela Pestova

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1995

Kathy Ireland, Elle Macpherson and Rachel Hunter

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1994

Vendela Kirsebom

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1993

Kathy Ireland

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1992

Ashley Montana

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1991

Judit Mascó

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1990

Kathy Ireland

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1989

Elle Macpherson

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1988

Elle Macpherson

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1987

Elle Macpherson

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1986

Paulina Porizkova

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1985

Paulina Porizkova

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1984

Cheryl Tiegs

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1983

Carol Alt

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1982

Christie Brinkley

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1981

Christie Brinkley

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1980

Christie Brinkley

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1979

Maria João

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1978

Lena Kansbod

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1977

Yvette and Yvonne Sylvander

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1976

Cheryl Tiegs

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1975

Ann Simonton

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1974

Dayle Haddon

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1973

Sheila Roscoe

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1972

Tannia Rubiano

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1971

Cheryl Tiegs

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1970

Jamee Becker

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1969

Turia Mau

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1968

Marilyn Tindall

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1967

Sunny Bippus

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1966

Sue Peterson

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1965

Babette March

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1964

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