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When They WereRookies

SI recalls yourfavorite Swimsuit models as you may have forgotten them. For a gallery of theirrookie shots, go to SI.com/classicrookies

How do models fit in?

First album you purchased

First concert you attended

Rock star you'd like to meet

Pro athlete you'd like to meet

Gnarls Barkley is ...

Britney Spears is ...

K-Fed is ...

What you dreamed of growing up to be at age 10

MARISA MILLER

Unplugged, Nirvana

Boyz II Men. I was in the seventh grade

Jimi Hendrix. He was so original and had this insane style

Joe Calzaghe. He's a boxer from the U.K. I'm really into boxing

I don't know a lot about him

In need of some privacy

Dreaming that he'll be the next Eminem

A sports broadcaster

BAR REFAELI

Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morissette

Michael Jackson, about 10 years ago. My brother took me

Alanis Morissette. She really feels what she's

Lance Armstrong. So inspiring

A great rapper

A phenomenon. Everyone is intrigued by what she does

Who cares?

A professional skydiver. I was kind of a tomboy

JESSICA WHITE

I'm Your Baby Tonight, Whitney Houston

Janet Jackson. I went with an old friend about five years ago

Whitney Houston. I've always loved her, she has this aura

Lisa Leslie. She's a very empowering woman

A great band with the No. 1 downloaded song

A talented young lady

Britney's ex-husband

A ballet dancer

BROOKLYN DECKER

Tragic Kingdom, No Doubt

Spice Girls. I was 10; I sported blonde pigtails like Baby Spice

Dave Matthews. I just worship him

Brett Favre. I want to see him play another year

Innovative and has a way to appeal to your grandmother

Preparing for a comeback

Everything I personally don't want in a man

The first female president but an actress on the side

SELITA EBANKS

Very Necessary, Salt-N-Pepa

Usher. I actually just went to my first concert

Chaka Khan. I just love all her music and her energy

Muhammad Ali. He demanded attention and respect

Hot and gifted

A little confused

A hustler

A lawyer

ALINE NAKASHIMA

Phrenology, The Roots

Moby, a couple of years ago in S√£o Paulo

Jack Johnson. I really like that chill-out type of music

Ronaldinho. I love soccer, and he's the best in the world

I'm not sure

Loved by the paparazzi

Who cares?

A dance teacher

TORI PRAVER

The Sign, Ace of Base

The Beach Boys. My mom took me when I was real little

Bob Marley. He was such an artist

I've met him: BJ Penn. An ultimate fighter and my boyfriend

Two people, not one

Talked about way too much

That guy who says something crude when you walk by

A whale trainer at Sea World

ANA PAULA ARAUJO

Nevermind, Nirvana

U2. I saw them in S√£o Paulo in 1997 and am still a big fan

Elvis Presley. Everything about him was amazing

Ali. He's a very courageous man

I'm not sure

A little lost right now

The opposite of Britney in terms of popularity and success

A judge

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Mood Music,Please

SI got thelowdown on its models' favorite downloads

>> Forplaylists of all of this year's models, go to SI.com/swimmusic.

BrooklynDecker

Swimsuit bySauvage by Elizabeth Southwood

#41 DAVE MATTHEWSBAND

Where the StreetsHave No Name U2

Summertime JANISJOPLIN

Eleanor Rigby THEBEATLES

Coconut SkinsDAMIEN RICE

OluchiOnweagba

Swimsuit by SusanHolmes Swimwear

Can't Stop LovingYou PHIL COLLINS

White LadderDAVID GRAY

IrreplaceableBEYONCÉ

Locked UpAKON

African Queen2FACE IDIBIA

FernandaTavares

Swimsuit byPompei Beach

IndifferencePEARL JAM

F-Stop Blues JACKJOHNSON

Wave TOMJOBIM

Sexual HealingBEN HARPER REMIX

Ainda LembroMARISA MONTE

Jessica White

Swimsuit bySpeedo

I'm Still in Lovewith You AL GREEN

I Feel for YouCHAKA KHAN

Cupid SAMCOOKE

November RainGUNS N' ROSES

No Ordinary LoveSADE

Exclusive BeyoncéVideo

It would haverequired Rambo-like stealth to breach the set of the Miami Beach cover shootwith Beyoncé during the final week of November: SI had Dade County police,Beyoncé's security chief, Terrell, and a few more men in black keeping thingslocked down. (Believe us, you don't want to cross Terrell.) Lucky for you, SIalso sent a video crew to record--and share--everything that happened insidethe yellow tape. Even better, the soundtrack for the bonus footage includes twoBeyoncé tracks from her upcoming B'Day rerelease. So log on to SI.com/beyonceto see firsthand what Swimsuit editor Diane Smith called "a circus--biggerthan anything I've ever seen at a shoot before."

And Even MoreVideo

Behind-the-sceneswith the entire crew of models

Every model.Every shoot. That's what SI.com promises in behind-the-scenes coverage. Inaddition to Beyoncé footage, there are extra helpings of Anne, Brooklyn, Selita(right) and the rest of the 2007 models (in panoramic video) atSI.com/swimvideo. You can see model diaries, guest cameos (a certain footballcoach dropped by at USC) and even Swimsuit bloopers, such as Marisa Miller'stussle with an uncooperative parrot.

A Beautiful Ringto It

Your ringtonescan have more than just a pretty face. Load up with new video

Take yourfavorite swimsuit model anywhere by downloading wallpaper and, for the firsttime, video to your mobile phone (available on Amp'd, Cingular, Sprint and VCast from Verizon Wireless). Choose stills or animated wallpaper of the modelswho appear in the 2007 Swimsuit Issue plus favorites from past years, whilevideos feature individual models from each shoot in this issue. There's even avideo ringtone download (Sprint only) that will post images of Marisa, Bar(right) and other sun-rinsed beauties set to music with each call to your cell.(Remember to answer the phone, please, and not simply stare at it.) "It'sswimsuit models on demand, when you want them and how you want them ," saysStacey Vollman, SI's executive director of business development. Trust us, yourphone will look very good in a bikini. >> For more details, go toSImobile2007.com.

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Your chance to bea Swimsuit photo editor

What's the nextbest thing to an SI model's showing up at your home or office? How about freephotos of your Swimsuit Issue favorites delivered straight to your desktop. Youcan customize your mySI application--which enables fans to track the news andscores of their favorite teams--with Swimsuit pictures selected by SI.com photoeditors. That selection includes images of models not only from this year'sSwimsuit Issue but also from the SI.com Swimsuit collection, which has photosfrom as far back as 1995. "We're giving users access to one of the bestassets of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED," says Adam Levine, SI.com's assistantmanaging editor. Admit it: Your workday just got a little better.

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ROBERT ERDMANN

1998 |HEIDI KLUM | 24 | MALDIVES

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ROBERT HUNTZINGER

1992 | STACEY WILLIAMS | 23 | MALLORCA

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WALTER CHIN

2000 | MOLLY SIMS | 26 | HAWAII

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PAOLO CURTO

1984 | KATHY IRELAND | 20 | BONAIRE

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WALTER IOOSS JR.

1975 | CHRISTIE BRINKLEY | 20 | MEXICO

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GEFFEN RECORDS (UNPLUGGED)

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RAPHAEL MAZZUCCO (MILLER, REFAELI, EBANKS);

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ETHAN MILLER/GETTY IMAGES (SPEARS)

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ANNE MENKE (WHITE, 2)

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MARK DAVIS/GETTY IMAGES (K-FED)

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PAMELA HANSON (DECKER, 2)

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DAVE HOGAN/GETTY IMAGES (BABY SPICE)

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JEFF HANISCH/US PRESSWIRE (FAVRE UNIFORM)

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J.R. DURAN (NAKASHIMA, ARAUJO, TAVARES)

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DAVE HOGAN/GETTY IMAGES FOR MTV (MOBY)

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SPORT-PRESSE-FOTOS (RONALDINHO)

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WALTER CHIN (PRAVER, ONWEAGBA)

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BOB COUEY/AP (WHALE)

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ARISTA RECORDS (NEVERMIND)

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FRANK DRIGGS COLLECTION/GETTY IMAGES (PRESLEY)

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AP (ALI)

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RANDALL GRANT (2)

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RAPHAEL MAZZUCCO (2); COURTESY OF VERIZON WIRELESS (CELLPHONE)