Behind-the-scenes video and pics kicks off two weeks of bikini fun
Photos by Mike Mader | Video by Joel Barham
April 27, 2009
The 2009 FLEX Swimsuit Issue drops today and promises to be one of our best ever. This first-of-its-kind shoot includes the customary assortment of hard-bodied models but shifts the setting away from the pool deck and into the snow.
The model roster features eight of the hottest women in the fitness, figure and bikini ranks: Monique Minton, Nicole Wilkins-Lee, Jenn Gates, Jessica Paxson-Putnam, Kathleen Tesori, Jodie Minear, Felicia Romero and Erin Stern.
Our "white hot" June issue includes a full 25 pages of pics, set against the snowy woods of Big Bear, Calif., a popular ski town located about an hour east of Los Angeles. But our print selections are only the tip of the iceberg. Each day (Monday-Friday) for the next two weeks, we'll be giving you all the pics and video your browser can handle.
Today, we kick off our online coverage by going behind the scenes, starting with Part One of "The Making of the 2009 FLEX Swimsuit Issue" and continuing with our online exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Galleries.
Grab the June issue today, then check back here each day for the newest web-based bonuses.
>> TOMORROW: Making of the 2009 FLEX Swimsuit Issue, Part II
>> TOMORROW: Behind-the-Scenes Gallery, Parts III & IV
>> WEDNESDAY: Monique Minton Video
>> THURSDAY: Nicole Wilkins-Lee Video
>> FRIDAY: Jenn Gates Video
>> MAY 4: Jessica Paxson-Putnam Video
>> MAY 5: Kathleen Tesori Video
>> MAY 6: Jodie Minear Video
>> MAY 7: Felicia Romero Video
>> MAY 8: Erin Stern Video
>> Click here for more web exclusives related to the June issue.
>> Click here for a peek at the full table of contents from the June issue.
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