Kate Upton Stuns On Cover Of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue For A Second Time

Kate Upton on the cover of Sports Illustrated's 2013 Swimsuit Issue Kate Upton on the cover of Sports Illustrated's 2013 Swimsuit Issue

Kate Upton is back on the coveted cover of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue for a second year in a row.

This time, the 20-year-old blond bombshell is looking noticeably colder!

The magazine announced the news (and revealed Kate’s cover) via Twitter on Friday, writing, “POLAR BARE: @KateUpton in Antarctica is your 2013 SI Swimsuit Cover Model!”

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On the Antarctica-themed cover, the model is seen sporting tiny white bikini bottoms with a wide-open, fur-trimmed jacket – and nothing underneath.

The model took to Twitter to discuss her cover, writing “I look… Cold lol.”

Adding, “Took us 2 months to thaw out.”

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Kate, a 5’ 10” Florida native, first graced the cover of the mag for the 2012 Swimsuit Issue in a tiny red-and-brown, sparkle-covered string bikini with a view of the waters of Australia behind her.

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The Sports Illustrated 2013 Swimsuit Issue, which will feature photos of models on all seven continents, will hit newsstands on Tuesday.

-- Erin O’Sullivan


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