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February 13, 2009

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Bar Refaeli Cover - Sports Illustrated February 13, 2009

February 13, 2009 | David Epstein
CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY

February 13, 2009
Take a guided tour of ancient civilizations that is anthropological, archaeological and topographical. (Oh, the topography!) It's fascinating...really. Artiste extraordinaire Joanne Gair explains...

February 13, 2009 | Chris Mannix
ST. GEORGE'S, GRENADA

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On this rocky and rockin' archipelago off the northwest coast of Africa, bikinied beauties bring the magma to a boil

February 13, 2009 | Bill Syken
TENERIFE, CANARY ISLANDS

February 13, 2009
Surrender yourself to the new conquistadoras, who stormed this lush coastal paradise and, not surprisingly, encountered little resistance

February 13, 2009 | Jack McCallum
RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO

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On the eve of All-Star weekend, the women of the NBA's dance squads make their Swimsuit debut. Talk about an all-rookie team

February 13, 2009
Three smashing tennis stars trade break points for the breaking waves of the Dominican Republic, and look to be as much at home on the beach as on the court

February 13, 2009 | L. Jon Wertheim
CAP CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

February 13, 2009
COVERSwimsuit by Missoni at the Missoni Boutique, New York City, 212-517-9339; Necklace by Robindira Unsworth, robindira.com; Necklace by Pashey Designz at Hana Hwy Surf, Paia, Maui, Hawaii,...

February 13, 2009
GRENADINES: Raffles Resort Canouan Island, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, West Indies, 784-458-8000 or toll free: 866-589-2450, raffles-canouanisland.com.

February 13, 2009
ANSWER KEY: Top row, from left: Cheryl Tiegs in Battle of the Network Stars; Christie Brinkley in Vacation; Kathy Ireland in Necessary Roughness; Rebecca Romijn in X-Men. Second row, from left:...

February 13, 2009
In the 2008 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Swimsuit Issue, a credit to the Seattle Seafair Pirates (seafairpirates.org) on page 186 was inadvertently overlooked. SI regrets the oversight.

February 13, 2009 | Adam Duerson
HOW SI MODELS FIT IN WITH THE LIFESTYLE OF THE LAST FOUR DECADES

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Sports Illustrated

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THE PEOPLE WHO MADE THIS ISSUE HAPPEN

February 13, 2009
SI'S EDITORS TURNED THE SWIMSUIT MODELS LOOSE IN THEIR CITIES AND ASKED THEM TO BRING BACK SNAPSHOTS SHOWING THEIR WILD SIDES. THE RESULTS WERE SMASHING

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THE DECKER DISH ON MODELING, HER MAN AND MEN IN SPEEDOS

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Brooklyn, Bar and friends bring their distinct vibe to Canouan Island, in the Grenadines, the first stop on the '09 Swimsuit tour

February 13, 2009
Supermodels, rookie models, tennis models, dancing models: It's a fast crowd that IndyCar star Danica Patrick runs with these days, one that'll make your heart race

February 13, 2009 | Christian Stone
ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES, WEST INDIES

February 13, 2009
The Swimsuit odyssey continues to mystical lands where Roman, Mayan and Ottoman cultures once flourished, and to volcanic islands that were stepping stones to the New World. Amid treasures of the...

February 13, 2009
In a city known for its rich history, near Mount Vesuvius and the ruins of Pompeii, you don't have to dig deep to uncover some of the world's most inviting and statuesque works of art

February 13, 2009 | Michael Farber
NAPLES AND POMPEII, ITALY

February 13, 2009
While eyeing a landscape marked by fairy chimneys, underground cities and colorful bazaars, consider the charms of these models