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Lauren, 24, is one of the athletes nude have posed nude in the magazine's upcoming issue, which will hit the newsstands on June Baring all: The 5'9'', pound athlete, explained how her sport naked happy mom the way softball views her body by teaching her to focus on what it can do.
With her ESPN Body Issue spread, she hopes to inspires other people, specifically girls who might see her photo shoot and realize that athletes can have various body types. Back when she was growing up in Orange County, 'thick just wasn't in,' Lauren said, 'Thin was in.
Either I fit into that size jeans or I left without a pair because I wouldn't go above a certain size. Sports was stars defining element that enabled Lauren to change her mindset and start celebrating her body.
Role model: When I got into college athletics, my body and power were celebrated and appreciated; that was huge for my mindset on my body. Now, the athlete is has come to love her shape, which she credits for her athletic prowess.
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I don't think I was ever small, I don't think I was even small as a baby. But I really like my thick legs,' she said. I have an insane amount of power, especially in my hitting.