Camille Kostek and Brooks Nader React to 2023 Swim Search Top 12 Announcement

The two SI Swimsuit models showed their support for the brand’s open casting call finalists.
Brooks Nader and Camille Kostek

Brooks Nader and Camille Kostek.

SI Swimsuit announced the top 12 finalists of the brand’s Swim Search open casting call today, and current franchise models were quick to lend their support. Camille Kostek and Brooks Nader, both of whom will appear in the 2023 SI Swimsuit Issue this spring, shared sweet sentiments in their Instagram stories.

“@si_swimsuit just announced the Swim Search finalists !! @theswimfluencenetwork,” Kostek wrote atop an image of herself in a white bikini. The 31-year-old model was discovered during the brand’s Swim Search in 2018 and was named co-winner that year.

“CONGRATS to all of the finalists!!!! Enjoy every moment !!!” she added in another story. “This journey is unforgettable 🧡.”

Nader, who was crowned a winner of the brand’s Swim Search in 2019, shared her own words of encouragement.

“Massive congrats to all the @theswimfluencenetwork @si_swimsuit finalist!” she stated in an IG story. “This experience changed my life and I can’t wait to see what ya’ll do with this opportunity!! Cherish every moment!! 🌟.”

Both women reacted favorably to SI Swimsuit’s official Instagram announcement, as did several other models.

“OMGGG WHAT A GROUP!!!!!! I have chills,😍😍,” Nader gushed in the comments.

“LETS GOOOOO!!” Kostek cheered.

“YESSSS!!! @jenamsims @noordinarynoire let’s go!!!!🔥🔥❤️ so proud!! everyone is so so beautiful!” 2021 SI Swim Search finalist Gabriella Halikas added.

“Congratulations!!! 💗👏🏼👏🏼,” two-time SI Swimsuit model Katrina Scott applauded.

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Cara O’Bleness


Cara is a trending news writer/editor for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit. A passionate writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience in print and online media, she loves storytelling and believes that words have the power to change the world. Prior to joining the team, Cara worked as a writer and editor across a number of content verticals, including food, lifestyle, health and wellness, and small business and entrepreneurship. In her free time, Cara loves reading, spending time with her family and making her way through Michigan’s many microbreweries. She is a graduate of Michigan State University's School of Journalism.