ESPN Body issue 2013 debuts Friday, features athletes in the nude

Posted By VERONICA LINARES, UPI.com   |   Updated July 11, 2013 at 10:12 AM

ESPN's Body Issue 2013 will hit stands on Friday, July 12 and the magazine wants you to know "it's okay to stare."

This year's body issue is the fifth annual the magazine has put together to allow readers to "admire the vast potential of the human form" and "to unapologetically stand in awe of the athletes who've pushed their physiques to profound frontiers."

A few of the athletes featured this year are, Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings, driver Courtney Froce, NBA guard John Wall, X Games rider Tarah Gieger, boxer Marlen Esparza, Denver Nugget Kenneth Faried, UFC's fighter Miesha Tate and many more.

You can visit ESPN.com for sneak peek videos of the photo-shoots and pick up a copy of the ESPN Body issue 2013 tomorrow.

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