christie brinkley has earned her sailor legs.
The veteran Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model took to Instagram on Wednesday, uploading a photo of herself posing on a boat in the Turks and Caicos Islands. She looks to the radiant star as she soaks up the sun as she proudly displays the long, slender stems of hers. The cover girl wore a bright pink bathing suit, a paisley print dress, and a colorful straw hat to protect her skin from the fierce rays of the sun.
“Happy New Year from Turks & Caicos!” the mother of three captioned the series of sizzling snaps. “May 2023 be filled with happy days from sunrise to sunset!”
brinkley also encouraged his 816,000 followers to tune in to qvc for his next appearance promoting bellissima, his brand of prosecco made from organic grapes.
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The blonde bombshell is known for escaping the winter months by heading to her beachfront residence in the Caribbean. she also owns a home in the hamptons, new york.
brinkley appeared in a swimsuit if eight times between 1975 and 2004. she landed three consecutive covers in 1979, 1980 and 1981. then, in 2017, she appeared in the magazine at age 63 alongside her daughters sailor brinkley-cook and alexa ray joel. . the women posed on the beaches of turks and caicos.
in 2019, brinkley spoke to fox news digital about the key to feeling good in a bikini, no matter your age.
“I think I feel more secure when I know I’m being good to myself,” she said at the time. “when i know i’ve been eating right and exercising. it just makes me feel good. i think there’s real value in taking care of yourself. we all know we do more in a day with good hair. i think it’s the same to take care of your your skin, your diet, your exercise.”
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“When you feel better, you look better, but you also feel more energized and confident,” brinkley shared. “those are really the results that keep me going. i want that good energy. i want to be able to get things done when they come up. if friends call and say, ‘we want to go skiing this weekend, do you want to come? ‘ I want to be able to say yes. And I don’t want to be the one sitting by the fire. I want to be the one in the mountains. That’s the benefit of always taking good care of yourself.”
brinkley also described how it is essential to always be on the move.
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“I’ve always liked sports and doing things outside,” said Brinkley. “Whether it’s running on the tennis court, stand-up paddle boarding, skiing, kayaking, biking, mountain trails, I love being active and doing things. It’s so important to keep moving every day, especially at my age now. my enemy is sitting. it’s a big mistake for people to think they need to sit. that’s the worst thing you can do. you should go to a physical therapist, find out what’s causing those aches and pains, strengthen your muscles and move on . .”