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MUST SEE: 39 offbeat photos from SI Swimsuit over the years

SI Swimsuit is knows for its stunning models on gorgeous beaches, but sometimes we like to think outside the box—way outside the box!

Over the years, there have been several creative and quirky shots that have made their way into the magazine. 

Heidi Klum on an elephant? We've got that. Molly Sims in a bikini made out of chili peppers? Yeah, that happened. Kathy Ireland playing baseball in a swimsuit? You guessed it, we’ve got that one too!

A look at 53 years of SI Swimsuit covers!

Don’t believe us? Well, you’ll just have to see these unique photos yourself!

Check out the the full gallery of these offbeat photos below!

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