PLUS MODEL MAGAZINE August 2015 Denim Issue - Page 132

Interview Amanda Bingson with By Natasha Nurse Olympic Hammer Thrower, Amanda Bingson talks to PMM about self-acceptance, posing nude 08.15 #plusmodelmag inspiration + style for ESPN and telling haters to “kick sticks!” Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably noticed all the attention surrounding Amanda Bingson, the 25 year-old Olympic Hammer Thrower who has graced one of the covers of this year’s ESPN Body Issue in her birthday suit. I had a quick chat with this bubbly Olympian about her thoughts on this whole experience. What was it like to pose naked on the ESPN magazine cover? It was awesome but I was so nervous! I initially wanted to wear underwear but everyone there just kept telling me how awesome it was that I was going to be part of the body issue - they made me feel very comfortable.