It was announced earlier that Kate Upton will make her third Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover in a row this year, but it will be the back cover. 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the infamous swimsuit issue and they wanted to try something a little different this year.
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Kate Upton. We're very fond of her. I'm sure you're very fond of her. I mean...HAVE YOU SEEN HER??? She's on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition this year. She's modeled for Victoria's Secret before. But according to Sophia Neophitou, who casts the girls to be in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Kate Upton will never be used in the show...Who'
The cover is out for the latest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition and the model is 25-year-old Irina Shayk, who has previously appeared within the issue four other times.
According to SI.com, the comely Russian was discovered in 2004 on a 3-day train ride from Chelyabinsk to Moscow.
Keep reading for video of the cover girl in action.