LET THE COUNTDOWN BEGIN

on the eve of the 2012 summer olympics in london, i can’t think of a better way to celebrate this momentous event than with a collection of beautiful photographs in vogue over the years- let’s kick off the xxx Olympiad in style!

a few months ago i did an 2012 summer Olympic preview post featuring karlie kloss and a few american olympic hopefuls, photographed by annie leibovitz– see post here. annie has photographed so many athletes for vogue-enjoy some of her most recognizable images of Olympians, along with images by several other amazing photographers like bruce weber and patrick demarchelier to name a few.

chic olympians in vogue- what better way to celebrate the spirit of the game?! less than 24 hours away! i’ll be watching- will you? LET THE COUNTDOWN begin! enjoy!

michael phelps and caroline trentini- april 2008- annie leibovitz photograph

rafael nadal- june 2009- bruce weber photograph

shawn johnson, nastia liukin, chellsie memmel, alicia sacramone- april 2008- annie leibovitz photograph

novak djokovic- 2011- norman jean ray photograph

kate ziegler- april 2008- annie Leibovitz photograph

andre agassi and steffi graf- august 2004- patrick demarchelier photograph

serena williams- april 2003- annie Leibovitz photograph

michael phellps and caroline trentini- april 2008- annie Leibovitz photograph

charlene wittstock- july 2011- patrick demarchelier photograph

allyse ishino- july 2004- annie Leibovitz photograph

shawn white and daria werbowy- april 2008- annie Leibovitz photograph

sanya richards- july 2004- annie Leibovitz photograph

natalie coughlin- july 2004- annie Leibovitz photograph

LINDSEY VONN- MAY 2010- ANNIE Leibovitz photograph

tina george- july 2004- annie Leibovitz photograph

kimiko soldati- july 2004- annie Leibovitz photograph

roger federer- june 2009- mario testino photograph

suzy powell- july 2004- annie Leibovitz photograph

apolo ohno and doutzen kroes- april 2008- annie leibovitz photograph

jarred rome and raquel zimmerman- april 2008- annie Leibovitz photograph

RONDA ROUSEY- APRIL 2008- ANNIE Leibovitz photograph

JENNIFER NICHOLS- APRIL 2008- ANNIE Leibovitz photograph

allyson felix- april 2008- annie Leibovitz photograph

 

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