Skip to comments.YouTube sensation Michelle Jenneke: track star to supermodel
Posted on 02/12/2013 10:27:25 PM PST by iowamark
Aussie track runner poses for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
Australian track runner, Michelle Jenneke placed fifth at the 2012 Junior World's in Barcelona. Now she can add bikini model to her resume.
Most models spend their entire career trying to nail this coveted position. Jenneke on the other hand was merely caught in a pre-game warm up dance that made her a sensation over night. Shes been mentioned on countless blogs and even on The Tonight Show. Her recent brush with international fame has made her one of few female athletes featured in the pages of Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue.
The magazine features a plethora of models but selects a few female athletes to grace its pages. The 19 year old was extremely flattered by the honor saying in her Sports Illustrated profile video,"I was absolutely amazed when I found out [S.I.] wanted to shoot me because they're such a big name."
Should the beauty decide to deter from both track and modeling, she certainly has her options open.
News.com.au reports Jenneke studies mechatronic engineering, a combination of mechanical and electrical engineering at Sydney University.
Her mother Nicky told News "She's got to decide if she wants a future in athletics. It's just one of the many things she does in life."
no modesty in women today..sad.
If she's a supermodel, so's about a third of the female population of my son's high-school class.
And no, I'm not fooled by the makeup job she's wearing in those pictures.
I watched this video (the original sports narrated version) about ten times last year.
What’s not to love about that girl?
Uhuh ...bad Freeper ....TTIUWP’s....
Kate Moss, of “heroin chic” fame, was called a “supermodel”, too.
I’ll take this wonderful track star in a heartbeat. I think she’s gorgeous.
21 million views!!!!!!!
I'm not saying she's not hot. I'm not saying any normal male human being would kick her out of bed for snoring.
I'm just saying she's not a supermodel.
It's like that guy Paul Potts, who blew the judges away singing 16 bars of Puccini. He sounded pretty good, had me fooled. Then I opened another browser window and spent about six seconds finding a YouTube video of Pavarotti singing the same phrase from the same opera. Yikes.
Potts was like a very nicely tricked out Camarro. Pavarotti was like an F-15 on full afterburner. You have to hear one to appreciate the other.
Totally agree.. She’s plenty super for me!
That’s our problem, Lancey. We don’t spend enough time looking at photos of supermodels to appreciate the difference.
I never had a doubt!
Wow. Who cares?
She looks far better than the modern gay definition of ‘supermodel’ which is Kate Moss without makeup...AKA the body of an adolescent boy.
Cindy Crawford or Linda Evangilista would be considered fat today.
Hell one discussion I say a while back had dudes saying Maralyn Monroe was and I quote “A fat pig”.
We are doomed.
You know, she calls me at all hours of the night.
Don’t understand why. I really could use to lose 35#’s but, I ain’t arguing, just wish she’d call during the day....
Marilyn wuz Phat!
The next time she sees a photographer coming, it would help if she would change into a less utilitarian chest protector.
she is much more attractive here than in the bikinis—which were not right for her body type at all... in my opinion...
Awhhhh! I love gals wit soft feels...
What a babe.
I must be sick. I can’t watch Glee and if Scandal does another four minute gay/homo promo thing again, it’s off.
Hips, Lips and **ts are my thing...and those soft hairs on the neckline of a woman.
Katie(that’s what I call her) was recently heard to say her body suddenly failed on a photo shoot in the Antartic.
I could have helped her STAT and ensured her safety...
(A very handy invention for special occasions like the State of the Union Speech.)
I wouldn't want the "urine" to be running off.
You’re welcome to your opinion...
We all loved her warm up dance, which didn't stop until she was in the blocks, but I think what many commenters here are missing (to say) is ... she marketed herself from the beginning.
If you watch the hurdle run, she's appealing to the cameras all the time until it's time to go to work, then after her job is done, it's back to the marketing ... big smile, (black panties peeking out from under spandex (who does THAT ???) and etc.
Mich's beauty is what we guys can detect as brains combined with female form and success ... an unbeatable combination.
OK ... coming honey ...
Sorry guys ... gott'a go
Mich is lonely ...
I agree. Attractive, yes, and with some extra points for being athletic, but not super (sorry about that, Knarf).
Compare the looks of this athlete with Venus and Serena Williams, and she is a super model.
Yeah she is way too fat to be a super model.
She can put her shoes under my bed any day.
Post 11 and 31 is the same woman??????
Yes it is, at least according to the site I got it from. I thought the same thing when I found it.
I don’t see how this is the same woman. I know people wear contacts...but her eyes are a dark brown in the first pic. Plus, the one on the bottom....looks to be an entirely dif body type. Hmmmmm.
Plus or minus 40 pounds! HA. I can’t see it being the same women. huh?
This is the same woman.
Come on.... Potts was an amateur. That's what the show was about, amateurs with talent. Comparing him to a professional isn't fair.
why thank you! she is tres cute... natural... (just not cut out for some of those bikini tops)...
LOL! Frickin dork. You have one the most creative senses of humor on FR.
Thnx fer duh laugh....
I’d hit that, spank it film it and watch it again.
Ha ha, that’s good.
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