Originally posted on Onthegotennis  |  Last updated 5/16/12

Olympian Serena Williams graces the cover of the June issue of Vogue with fellow Olympians - swimmer Ryan Lochte and soccer player Hope Solo. The cover of this issue is very atypical for the magazine - Ryan is only the 4th man to ever be on the cover of Vogue (and the first man to be on the cover without a model), and Serena joins the small list of African Americans who have landed on the cover, although she has been featured in the magazine several times.

Vogue recently has committed itself to providing images of healthier women, and I think Serena and Hope, who are curvy, fit, and beautiful, are a wonderful departure from the often starving models that we generally see in fashion magazines. (Ryan isn't looking to shabby either.)

What do you think of the photo?

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