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Feb. 16, 2007
Feb. 16, 2007

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Feb. 16, 2007

Cover
Rookies
SI.com
Memphis
Jamaica
Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy
Bodypainting
Beyoncé
Brazil
Maui
Arizona
Rock And Roll Hall of Fame

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When They WereRookies

This is an article from the Feb. 16, 2007 issue

SI recalls yourfavorite Swimsuit models as you may have forgotten them. For a gallery of theirrookie shots, go to SI.com/classicrookies

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How do models fit in?First album you purchasedFirst concert you attendedRock star you'd like to meetPro athlete you'd like to meetGnarls Barkley is ...Britney Spears is ...K-Fed is ...What you dreamed of growing up to be at age 10
MARISA MILLERUnplugged, NirvanaBoyz II Men. I was in the seventh gradeJimi Hendrix. He was so original and had this insane styleJoe Calzaghe. He's a boxer from the U.K. I'm really into boxingI don't know a lot about himIn need of some privacyDreaming that he'll be the next EminemA sports broadcaster
BAR REFAELIJagged Little Pill, Alanis MorissetteMichael Jackson, about 10 years ago. My brother took meAlanis Morissette. She really feels what she'sLance Armstrong. So inspiringA great rapperA phenomenon. Everyone is intrigued by what she doesWho cares?A professional skydiver. I was kind of a tomboy
JESSICA WHITEI'm Your Baby Tonight, Whitney HoustonJanet Jackson. I went with an old friend about five years agoWhitney Houston. I've always loved her, she has this auraLisa Leslie. She's a very empowering womanA great band with the No. 1 downloaded songA talented young ladyBritney's ex-husbandA ballet dancer
BROOKLYN DECKERTragic Kingdom, No DoubtSpice Girls. I was 10; I sported blonde pigtails like Baby SpiceDave Matthews. I just worship himBrett Favre. I want to see him play another yearInnovative and has a way to appeal to your grandmotherPreparing for a comebackEverything I personally don't want in a manThe first female president but an actress on the side
SELITA EBANKSVery Necessary, Salt-N-PepaUsher. I actually just went to my first concertChaka Khan. I just love all her music and her energyMuhammad Ali. He demanded attention and respectHot and giftedA little confusedA hustlerA lawyer
ALINE NAKASHIMAPhrenology, The RootsMoby, a couple of years ago in S√£o PauloJack Johnson. I really like that chill-out type of musicRonaldinho. I love soccer, and he's the best in the worldI'm not sureLoved by the paparazziWho cares?A dance teacher
TORI PRAVERThe Sign, Ace of BaseThe Beach Boys. My mom took me when I was real littleBob Marley. He was such an artistI've met him: BJ Penn. An ultimate fighter and my boyfriendTwo people, not oneTalked about way too muchThat guy who says something crude when you walk byA whale trainer at Sea World
ANA PAULA ARAUJONevermind, NirvanaU2. I saw them in S√£o Paulo in 1997 and am still a big fanElvis Presley. Everything about him was amazingAli. He's a very courageous manI'm not sureA little lost right nowThe opposite of Britney in terms of popularity and successA judge


Where do SI'smodels fall on the big questions of the day? Find out at SI.com/swimpop. Here'sa teaser

Mood Music,Please

SI got thelowdown on its models' favorite downloads

>> Forplaylists of all of this year's models, go to SI.com/swimmusic.

BrooklynDecker

Swimsuit bySauvage by Elizabeth Southwood

#41 DAVE MATTHEWSBAND

Where the StreetsHave No Name U2

Summertime JANISJOPLIN

Eleanor Rigby THEBEATLES

Coconut SkinsDAMIEN RICE

OluchiOnweagba

Swimsuit by SusanHolmes Swimwear

Can't Stop LovingYou PHIL COLLINS

White LadderDAVID GRAY

IrreplaceableBEYONCÉ

Locked UpAKON

African Queen2FACE IDIBIA

FernandaTavares

Swimsuit byPompei Beach

IndifferencePEARL JAM

F-Stop Blues JACKJOHNSON

Wave TOMJOBIM

Sexual HealingBEN HARPER REMIX

Ainda LembroMARISA MONTE

Jessica White

Swimsuit bySpeedo

I'm Still in Lovewith You AL GREEN

I Feel for YouCHAKA KHAN

Cupid SAMCOOKE

November RainGUNS N' ROSES

No Ordinary LoveSADE

Exclusive BeyoncéVideo

It would haverequired Rambo-like stealth to breach the set of the Miami Beach cover shootwith Beyoncé during the final week of November: SI had Dade County police,Beyoncé's security chief, Terrell, and a few more men in black keeping thingslocked down. (Believe us, you don't want to cross Terrell.) Lucky for you, SIalso sent a video crew to record--and share--everything that happened insidethe yellow tape. Even better, the soundtrack for the bonus footage includes twoBeyoncé tracks from her upcoming B'Day rerelease. So log on to SI.com/beyonceto see firsthand what Swimsuit editor Diane Smith called "a circus--biggerthan anything I've ever seen at a shoot before."

And Even MoreVideo

Behind-the-sceneswith the entire crew of models

Every model.Every shoot. That's what SI.com promises in behind-the-scenes coverage. Inaddition to Beyoncé footage, there are extra helpings of Anne, Brooklyn, Selita(right) and the rest of the 2007 models (in panoramic video) atSI.com/swimvideo. You can see model diaries, guest cameos (a certain footballcoach dropped by at USC) and even Swimsuit bloopers, such as Marisa Miller'stussle with an uncooperative parrot.

A Beautiful Ringto It

Your ringtonescan have more than just a pretty face. Load up with new video

Take yourfavorite swimsuit model anywhere by downloading wallpaper and, for the firsttime, video to your mobile phone (available on Amp'd, Cingular, Sprint and VCast from Verizon Wireless). Choose stills or animated wallpaper of the modelswho appear in the 2007 Swimsuit Issue plus favorites from past years, whilevideos feature individual models from each shoot in this issue. There's even avideo ringtone download (Sprint only) that will post images of Marisa, Bar(right) and other sun-rinsed beauties set to music with each call to your cell.(Remember to answer the phone, please, and not simply stare at it.) "It'sswimsuit models on demand, when you want them and how you want them ," saysStacey Vollman, SI's executive director of business development. Trust us, yourphone will look very good in a bikini. >> For more details, go toSImobile2007.com.

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Your chance to bea Swimsuit photo editor

What's the nextbest thing to an SI model's showing up at your home or office? How about freephotos of your Swimsuit Issue favorites delivered straight to your desktop. Youcan customize your mySI application--which enables fans to track the news andscores of their favorite teams--with Swimsuit pictures selected by SI.com photoeditors. That selection includes images of models not only from this year'sSwimsuit Issue but also from the SI.com Swimsuit collection, which has photosfrom as far back as 1995. "We're giving users access to one of the bestassets of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED," says Adam Levine, SI.com's assistantmanaging editor. Admit it: Your workday just got a little better.

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