Laird Hamilton and Gabrielle Reece are well known for their healthy lifestyles, their rigid fitness routines and their impressive physical attributes, and are set to feature in the ESPN 2015 Body Issue completely naked and on a paddleboard. The ESPN Body series, celebrates some of the worlds most famous and successful athletes in the buff whilst performing in their sport and talking about their training and nutritional regimes that helps keep them in such fantastic condition.
It’s not just a nice set of artistic photos, Laird and Gabby also reveal how hard they both work at maintaining their fitness and that behind their perfect bodies are aching knees and historical injuries, but how they train and stretch to overcome the aches and pains. As well as the strict diet they maintain, Gabrielle also reveals how Laird put together a low impact underwater pool training programme to work the body smarter and how she considers chairs as torture devices!
The 2015 Body Issue is packed with supreme athletes in their birthday suits, including Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin, Skateboarder Leticia Bufoni and Wakeboarder Dallas Friday. The ESPN Body Issue 2015 is available from the 10th July, and a full list of all the athletes featured can be seen at the ESPN website here. In the meantime you can see Laird and Gabby talking about the photshoot and their superfit lifestyle in the ESPN video below. Can you believe Laird is now 51 years old and if you were as trim as Laird and Gabrielle would you bare all for an ESPN Body Issue?