Modeling can be dangerous. Especially when you’re modeling while wearing a bikini in Antarctica where temperatures were temperatures as low as 24 degrees Fahrenheit (-4 Celsius) and wind chills as low as -20 Fahrenheit (-29 Celsius).
If just for that, Kate Upton deserved her second Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue cover in a row.
Of the shoot, Kate told Today…
“It was freezing. I’m from Florida, so it wasn’t easy for me. When I came back, I was losing my hearing and eyesight. My body was shutting down because it was working so hard to keep me warm.”
M.J. Day, a senior editor for Sports Illustrated, told Reuters, “We should name a passageway after her down there. She braved six days in a bikini while we were head-to-toe in jackets … No one will ever accuse her of being a whiny model, ever.”
Launch the gallery to check out some of the outtakes from her frigid swimsuit shoot.