wyane Wade is putting all his insecurities to the side and shedding his basketball jersey and shorts for ESPN’s annual ‘Body Issue’. It took 7 years but ESPN finally got their man and the ladies will rejoice and the fellas will put down the doughnut after seeing how in shape Wade is.
Don’t stare too long ladies!
Wade is known for being fashionably loud spoke to ESPN about hopping out of his comfort zone for the feature:
It was uncharted water for me. It was one of those moments where it’s good to overcome a fear of something.
It’s bigger than me showing my body off. That’s not as important to me as telling a story of overcoming a fear. It hopefully gives someone confidence to really be their authentic self.
Wade also revealed in an interview with ESPN’s Morty Ain that growing up he didn’t even like taking off his shirt to participate in neighborhood water fights with other kids. Wade wasn’t too fond off his belly button as a child and it was one of biggest insecurities growing up. That was then, this is now, Wade has come to terms with his great physique and is willing to share his “naked truth”. Wade joins 18 other athletes that span across various sports showing off their athletic physiques.
Nathan Adrian, Olympics/swimming
Jake Arrieta, MLB
Antonio Brown, NFL
Emma Coburn, Olympics/steeplechase
Courtney Conlogue, surfing
Elena Delle Donne, WNBA
Ryan Dungey, motocross
Adeline Gray, Olympics/wrestling
Greg Louganis, Olympics/diving
Conor McGregor, MMA
Von Miller, NFL
Chris Mosier, duathlon
Nzingha Prescod, Olympics/fencing
Christen Press, soccer
April Ross, Olympics/beach volleyball
Allysa Seely, paratriathlete
Claressa Shields, Olympics/boxing
Vince Wilfork, NFL
Hey Gabby what do you think about your husband’s first time posing naked for ESPN?
We agree! These tweets are even more indication that Gabrielle is excited to see her hubby in the buff.
ESPN’s The Body Issue will be available online July 6th and if you need a physical copy you can pick up a copy from newsstands July 8th.
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