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ZOOM OUT ... WAIT TILL NEXT YEAR
ROBERT RODRIGUEZ
February 17, 2012
The 2013 Swimsuit issue will be the 50th; in preparation for SI's yearlong anniversary celebration, here is the Swimsuit Index, a golden ticket of relevant facts and figures
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February 17, 2012

Zoom Out ... Wait Till Next Year

The 2013 Swimsuit issue will be the 50th; in preparation for SI's yearlong anniversary celebration, here is the Swimsuit Index, a golden ticket of relevant facts and figures

148

Destinations, covering six continents, 53 countries (or independent territories) and 13 U.S. states

1,075,653

Miles traveled by air to reach those destinations

215

Supermodels who have appeared in the issue (the alltime leader is Kathy Ireland, with 12 appearances)

2,947

Letters to the editor after the 1978 issue, with Cheryl Tiegs's fishnet suit; 338 included the hallmark phrase "cancel my subscription." (Tiegs's translucent suit cover from '75 cover resulted in the franchise-high 442 cancellations.)

38

Shoots by Walter Iooss Jr., the most by any photographer. Twelve of those shoots have yielded a cover—another record—including this year's

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