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Outsports 2016 swimsuit issue for gay men

A take on the Sports Illustrated version, but ours features actual athletes.

Sports Illustrated is out with its annual swimsuit issue, which I call the most boring sports issue of the year for a gay sports fan.

As counter-programming, we present our version, complete with real athletes and not models. The criteria is that the athletes have to be in a swimsuit, shorts or something like that. This rules out pretty much any athlete from a mainstream team sport, but if you happen to see J.J. Watt, Reggie Bush or anyone similar in a swimsuit, let us know ASAP.

Sage Northcutt, mixed martial arts:

swm-Sage Nortcutt

Tom Daley, Daniel Goodfellow, diving:

swm-tom daley

U.S. men's gymnasts in Rio:

Kamaru Usman, mixed martial arts:
Cameron McAvoy, swimming:

swm-cameron mcavoy

Filippo Magnini, Marco Orsi, Michele Santucci and Luca Dotto, swimming:

Sam Mikulak, gymnastics:
swm-sam mikulak

Tanzanian bodybuilders:

Federico Grabich, swimming:
swm-Fererico Grabach

British jocks on the beach:

Jose Guerra and Jeinkler Aguirre, diving:

Simon Dunn, third from left, and his Aussie bobsled mates:
swm-simon dunn

Sean Spencer, mixed martial arts:

David Pocock, rugby:
swm-david pocock

Chinese fitness competitors:

Dustin Ortiz and Wilson Reis, mixed martial arts:
swm-Dustin Ortiz and Wilson Reis

Warwick University rowers:

Nicholas Oliveria, swimming:
swm-Nicholas Oliveria

Sheldon Westcott, mixed martial arts:
swm-sheldon westfall

The end:

Check out our 2015 edition

Check out our 2014 edition

Check out our 2013 edition

Photos from Getty Images and USA TODAY. Men's gymnastic photos from Instagram of Sam Mikulak. British jocks from "Ripped and Stripped."