SI Swimsuit Just Added a 57 Year Old Rookie to their Roster

Age is just a number for 57 year old Kathy Jacobs. She’ll be making her debut as a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit rookie for 2021 at 57 years old. The model and actress was revealed to be a part of the magazine in July 2020 after winning the publication’s open casting call, SI Swim Search. On Wednesday, the magazine announced Jacobs as the latest rookie for the upcoming issue.

“𝗪𝗛𝗬 𝗞𝗔𝗧𝗛𝗬• “Kathy possesses the power of persistence, hard work and what it means to follow your dreams. She is one of our Swim Search winners and from the very beginning has not only championed the fight against ageism, but has prioritized the women of the Swim Search community that are pursuing their own dreams and goals. There has never been a more prolific team player than Kathy! She is constantly making time for others while forging her own career. She is a living proof that we need to stop putting limits on ourselves and celebrate the non-traditional ways we can reach our goals and push ourselves. She wholeheartedly stands for what SI Swimsuit represents and we are thrilled she feels empowered to share her message with us.”   Kathy Jacobs makes her debut as a #SISwim21 Rookie following winning last years SI Swim Search!”

Jacobs explains that empowering other women is a large part of what she stands for, and why she does what she does at such a mature age:


Kathy posted about the honor of being in SI Swimsuit:

Congrats to Kathy, the Tom Brady of the SI Swimsuit issue.

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