Katie Austin Offers Exclusive Peek Into 2023 SI Swimsuit Photo Shoot With BTS Photos

The fitness influencer traveled to the Dominican Republic for her third photo shoot with the magazine.
Katie Austin.

Katie Austin.

Another day, another Katie Austin SI Swimsuit throwback. The 2022 co-Rookie of the Year shared a gorgeous series of film photos from her SI Swimsuit photo shoot in the Dominican Republic last month and showed off several bikinis.

@si_swimsuit 2023 on film in the DR🎞,” the 29-year-old captioned her carousel post on March 5.

In the first snap, Austin posed on the sand in the midst of a few green picnic tables. She held up two peace signs with her fingers and wore a watermelon-printed triangle-shaped bikini. The next snap, taken at an after-party, included fellow 2023 SI Swimsuit models Camille Kostek and Brooks Nader.

In the third pic, Austin sat in a glam chair on the beach and wore a robe as she got her makeup done by Tracy Murphy and her hair styled by Adam Maclay.

Next, the fitness influencer sat on the same green tables with one leg bent. She sported a strappy blue bikini with white flower detailing. Austin posed against a marble wall with a drink in her hand in the subsequent snap. She wore a long-sleeved tie swimsuit top and navy blue-and-white striped bikini bottom from Gigi C.

“LOVE!!!!!!!!!” chimed ’90s fitness icon and Austin’s mother, Denise Austin, in the comments. “Xoxo.”

“My girls ❤️,” Kostek wrote.

“Love u😍😍,” Nader added.

“Loveeeee,” Christen Harper, 2022 co-Rookie of the Year, said.

“my pretty bestie😍,” gushed 2021 Swim Search model Gabriella Halikas. “so proud !!!”

“she’s an icon,” one fan said. “She’s a legend.”

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Ananya Panchal


Ananya Panchal is a NYC-based Lifestyle & Trending News writer at SI Swimsuit. Before joining the Swim team, the Boston University Alum worked for culture & entertainment beats at Bustle, The San Francisco Chronicle and the TODAY Show. When Ananya is not writing or doom-scrolling on social media, she can be found playing sudoku, rewatching One Tree Hill or trying new restaurants. She's also a coffee and chocolate (separately) enthusiast.