Behind the scenes of ESPN Body Issue 2015
For years ESPN Magazine has been doing a magnificent project called “the Body Issue” – giving a different (photographic) view of reputable athletes around the world – naked.
The human body is beautiful and the bodies of the world’s top athletes is as close to a work of art as it comes. Each year ESPN magazine released a special issue with
this tradition is responsible for some of the most amazing sports portraits of recent years and people have been looking forward to this issue each time. Above is the very inspiring behind the scenes video of snowboarder Amy Purdy who lost both her legs but keeps going with cutting edge prosthetic ones.
Kevin Love – NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers power forward
Michael Phelps – possibly the greatest swimmer of all times
Megan Rapinoe – female professional soccer player
Ginger Huber – cliff diver
Volleyballer Gabrielle Reece and surfer Laird Hamilton
Chantae McMillan – Heptathlete athlete
DeAndre Jordan – NBA center for the Dallas Mavericks
Aja Evans – bobsledder
Bernard Hopkins – boxer
Natalie Coughlin – swimmer
Paige Selenski – field hokey
Leticia Bufoni – pro female skateboarder
Aly Raisman – gymnast
As always, you can find many more behind the scenes videos on the BTS section here on LensVid.