Simone Biles, Aly Raisman to appear in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue

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<a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/olympics/rio-2016/a/1112764/" data-ylk="slk:Simone Biles">Simone Biles</a> will star in the new SI Swimsuit issue. (Via @SI_Swimsuit)
Simone Biles will star in the new SI Swimsuit issue. (Via @SI_Swimsuit)

Fans of both the United States’ gold medal-winning gymnastics team and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, take heart: Simone Biles and Aly Raisman will be appearing in the magazine’s upcoming issue.

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“Aly and Simone represent all that is beautiful and strong and inspiring in women today,” said MJ Day, the Swimsuit issue’s editor, in a statement. “I love seeing them shine in an entirely different way in the Swimsuit issue and being able to share these gorgeous and powerful images with the world. These women, their beauty, and what they can achieve know no limits.”

Here’s a promo video:

The issue hits newsstands, mailboxes, and inboxes in February.

Aly Raisman. (Via Sports Illustrated)
Aly Raisman. (Via Sports Illustrated)

Jay Busbee is a writer for Yahoo Sports and the author of EARNHARDT NATION, on sale now at Amazon or wherever books are sold. Contact him at or find him on Twitter or on Facebook.

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