It's that time of year again: ESPN the Magazine's Body Issue is here!

Twenty-three athletes dared to bare for the ninth edition, which launched as a digital experience Wednesday; the magazine will be available on newsstands nationwide this Friday.

The full list of featured athletes includes A.J. Andrews, Javier Báez, Kacey Bellamy, Brent Burns, Brianna Decker, Meghan Duggan, Julian Edelman, Ezekiel Elliott, Kirstie Ennis, Julie Ertz, Zach Ertz, Ezekiel Elliott, Malakai Fekitoa, Gus Kenworthy, Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, Monique Lamoureux-Morando, Nneka Ogwumike, Joe Thornton, Alex Rigsby, Ashley Wagner, Michelle Waterson, Novlene Williams-Mills and Caroline Wozniacki.

ESPN the Magazine granted E! News a preview of 12 of the 23 sports stars:

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Julian Edelman, ESPN The Body Issue

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Caroline Wozniacki, ESPN The Magazine, The Body Issue

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Caroline Wozniacki, ESPN Body Issue

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Caroline Wozniacki, ESPN Body Issue

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Ezekiel Elliott, ESPN the Magazine

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Ezekiel Elliott, ESPN the Magazine

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Michelle Waterson, ESPN the Magazine

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Michelle Waterson, ESPN the Magazine

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Michelle Waterson, ESPN the Magazine

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ESPN Body Image, Javier Baez, Isaiah Thomas

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Javier Baez, ESPN the Magazine

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Kirstie Ennis, ESPN the Magazine

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Kirstie Ennis, ESPN the Magazine

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ESPN Body Image, Javier Baez, Isaiah Thomas

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Isaiah Thomas, ESPN the Magazine

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Novlene Williams-Mills, ESPN the Magazine

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Novlene Williams-Mills, ESPN the Magazine

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Novlene Williams-Mills, ESPN the Magazine

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Gus Kenworthy, ESPN the Magazine

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Gus Kenworthy, ESPN the Magazine

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Gus Kenworthy, ESPN the Magazine

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Nneka Ogwumike, ESPN the Magazine

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Nneka Ogwumike, ESPN the Magazine

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Nneka Ogwumike, ESPN the Magazine

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Brent Burns, Joe Thornton, ESPN the Magazine

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Brent Burns, Joe Thornton, ESPN the Magazine

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This year, the issue's theme is "Every Body Has a Story." The roster features a wide-ranging list of athletes, including a breast cancer survivor (Williams-Mills) and a war veteran (Ennis). Báez, meanwhile, is also the first cover athlete ever to be filmed using iPhone 7 Plus in Portrait mode.

The magazine recognizes athletes from all over the world, from New Zealand to the United States.

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