ESPN Magazine's Body Issue 2018 participants.

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June 19, 2018 - 11:23 am
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LOS ANGELES (AP/KMOX) - Los Angeles Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, WNBA star Sue Bird, Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon and 63-year-old golfer Greg Norman are among the athletes who will be featured in ESPN the Magazine's 10th anniversary Body Issue.

The issue hits newsstands on June 29.

Created to celebrate the athletic form, the issue features athletes in tasteful nude and semi-nude poses. The best-selling cover in the series was Serena Williams in 2009.

Here is the full list of this year's athletes: 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic - MLS

Sue Bird - WNBA

Adam Rippon - Olympic figure skating

Greg Norman - PGA

Dallas Keuchel - MLB

Yasiel Puig - MLB

Karl-Anthony Towns - NBA

Saquon Barkley - NFL

Jerry Rice - NFL

Breanna Stewart - WNBA

Megan Rapinoe - U.S. Soccer

Crystal Dunn - U.S. Soccer

Tori Bowie - Olympic track and field

Charlotte Flair - WWE

Jessie Diggins - Olympic cross-country skiing 

Lauren Chamberlain - Softball