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Meet Sports Illustrated Magazine’s First Ever Plus-Size Cover Model

Ashley Graham has made history by becoming the first plus-size woman in history to be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine.

This is Ashley Graham, a plus-size model, body activist and designer, appearing on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.


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Other women featured on the 2016 magazine include model Hailey Clauson.

Meet our third 2016 #SISwim cover model @haileyclauson! 💋

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And former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey.

Say hello 👋🏼 to 2016 #SISwim cover model @rondarousey! The best part, she's one of three.

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But Ashley’s the only one making history as the first curvy lady to EVER grace the magazine’s cover.


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And the size 16 star looks totally awesome.


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Sports Illustrated is being showered with praise for breaking the mould and featuring three very different body types in their Swimsuit Edition.


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Because, you know, it’s 2016.

And 28-year-old Ashley herself looks pretty chuffed, too.

Cover 2️⃣ #SISwim (📷: @taylorbphoto for SI)

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Sports Illustrated, we never though we’d say it, but we salute you!