Olivia Dunne dazzles in figure-hugging ensemble as NCAA star makes SI Swimsuit Rookie debut
Olivia Dunne reappears on the scene less than a year after her first appearance in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
Olivia Dunne [Image Credit- The SUN]
Louisiana State University gymnast Olivia Dunne uploaded photos of herself dressed in fashionable clothing on her Instagram profile. In addition, she discussed her recent achievement as a featured model in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. Earlier in the year, “Livvy” graced the pages of the famed publication.
In April, via a video on Instagram, she announced her excitement about this career highlight, emphasizing the model role as a lifelong ambition. She understood how important it is to be a good example for young girls who look up to her and Sports Illustrated. They both want to inspire the next generation.
On Monday, she posted an image from her SI swimsuit shoot alongside a snap of a large cookie decorated with the word “rookie.” Additionally, she uploaded a story on Instagram where she was seen wearing a snug, all-gray ensemble, and in a TikTok, she appeared in a sleek one-piece black jumpsuit. Livvy’s 4.5 million followers quickly filled the comment section with praise.
Compliments ranged from “Stunning and gorgeous” to “You sure look lovely,” with one person naming her “Hottest woman in America.” Dunne is going to be a senior at LSU and will compete in gymnastics competitions in the SEC. She is becoming very popular, which is making big changes to her time in college.
The gymnast recently opened up about her safety concerns and recalled an incident that shook her. She received a threat message from a stalker who seemed to know where she was and when she had class. Following this development, she started carrying around bodyguards for her safety.
Olivia Dunne has been chosen as a SI Swimsuit model for the second time in a row
In the past two years, the name of Olivia Dunne has reached record heights. The LSU star has been one of the fastest-rising stars in the gymnastics industry. With her sky-high popularity, she has been chosen as a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model for the second time.
This comes just under a year after she made her debut in the SI Swimsuit Issue. One of the most celebrated LSU gymnast and social media sensation is now back in the spotlight as a fresh face for its 2024 volume, coinciding with the magazine’s landmark 60th year.
Recently, SI showcased snapshots from an October photoshoot in Porto, Portugal. In those photos, Dunne struck captivating poses by a scenic lake, donning a variety of swim attire.
Her earlier collaboration with the publication set her apart as one of the first collegiate athletes to be featured, reflecting her goal to promote and enhance the profile of women’s sports. Dunne hopes to show that athletes, especially women, can achieve diverse forms of success. As the NCAA’s top-earning female athlete, she’s using this latest appearance to share her experiences and successes in leveraging her name, image, and likeness (NIL) rights.
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