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February 13, 2004

SWIMSUIT'S ALL-AMERICAN ISSUE (SHOT ENTIRELY IN THE U.S.A.)

31 Let Us Prey
A musician who has made his fortune writing hooks chases his
personal Moby Dick, and lives to sell the tale
A FRESH FISH STORY BY JIMMY BUFFETT

40 Adirondacks
Time to pitch a tent--camping in high style with Fernanda Motta,
Carolyn Murphy, Frankie Rayder and Molly Sims
PHOTOGRAPHS BY STEWART SHINING

58 Montauk
Elsa Benitez, Yamila Diaz-Rahi, Veronica Varekova and Jessica
White get sand in their suits at the end of a very long island
PHOTOGRAPHS BY WALTER IOOSS JR.

84 A Very Thin Coat
A body-painting session with Bridget Hall, Melissa Keller, Noemie
Lenoir, Marisa Miller and Jessica White turns into the ultimate
art class
PHOTOGRAPHS BY STEVEN WHITE

102 Lake Powell
It's a houseboat party as May Andersen, Angela Lindvall and
Daniela Pestova decorate a vast desert oasis
PHOTOGRAPHS BY JEFF BARK

120 Anna Kournikova
We've got Anna's back (right) and front, just trying to make sure
that her many fans are well-served
PHOTOGRAPHS BY TIZIANO MAGNI

132 Mississippi
Noemie Lenoir and Petra Nemcova get intimate with cotton, bayous
and gators
PHOTOGRAPHS BY WAYNE MASER

150 Iowa
Melissa Keller, Marisa Miller and Jessica Van Der Steen shuck
their inhibitions
PHOTOGRAPHS BY JEFF OLSON

177 Swimsuit's Hall of Fame
To Elle and back with some of the most popular models from the 40
years of the Swimsuit Issue
PHOTOGRAPHS BY WALTER IOOSS JR.

185 Wyoming
Ana Beatriz Barros and Bridget Hall slap on the chaps and poke a
few cows
PHOTOGRAPHS BY WALTER CHIN

210 Better Halves
Even famous athletes can benefit from couples' therapy--the kind
that calls for both partners to strip down and suit up
PHOTOGRAPHS BY RICHARD CORMAN

220 Serena Williams
Who needs a doubles partner? A sexy suit--and a few diamonds--are
a girl's best friends
PHOTOGRAPHS BY WALTER IOOSS JR.

226 Fresh Face
Michelle Lombardo proved she's a tough competitor by beating out
2,787 contestants to be SI's first amateur swimsuit model
PHOTOGRAPHS BY STEVE ERLE

233 Where to Buy It
The models are priceless, but their wardrobes aren't. Here's how
to find the suit that suits you

236 The Life of Reilly
The only thing better than looking at a model who has been body
painted is slapping on some of that paint yourself

DOUBLE ISSUE

SWIMSUIT EDITOR
DIANE SMITH

ASSOCIATE EDITORS
M.J.FIGEL AND JENNIFER KAPLAN

ON THE COVER: VERONICA VAREKOVA
PHOTOGRAPH BY WALTER IOOSS JR.
SWIMSUIT BY MOSCHINO MARE ($110)
MAKEUP BY STEVEN ATURO FOR KNOW MGMT., USING ZA PRODUCTS
HAIR BY PETER BUTLER FOR ARTISTSBYTIMOTHYPRIANO.COM

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY JEFF OLSON THIS PAGE: MARISA MILLER SWIMSUIT BY LULI FAMA ($130) PENDANT BY KC DESIGNS ($390) COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY TIZIANO MAGNI ANNA KOURNIKOVA SWIMSUIT BY DELFINA SWIMWEAR ($138) COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY WALTER IOOSS JR. JESSICA WHITE SWIMSUIT BY VICKY MOREINIS SWIMWEAR ($98)

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