The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Show this year made history. Casting real women with extraordinary accomplishments and personal triumphs walked the ramp in size inclusive swimwear. You must have already heard about Mara Martin going viral for walking the ramp while breastfeeding her little girl:
While this moment was totally badass, there is another milestone from the show that we wish to celebrate with gusto. In a first, the show was opened by Brenna Huckaby, a two time Paralympic gold medalist, snowboarder and cancer survivor amputee.
The American athlete is the winner two gold medals at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. She also recently took home the ESPY for Best Female Athlete with a Disability and became the first amputee to feature in the pages of SI Swimsuit.
Talking about the opportunity afforded to Brenna, she shared a heartfelt message for all her followers:
Here's hoping for more groundbreaking fashion moments like these!
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