Even those who don’t care a lick about sports still have one incentive for tuning in to coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio: Adriana Lima will be reporting on them.
The 33-year-old will be joined by fellow Brazilian stunner Alessandra Ambrosio on NBC, where they will serve as correspondents for the network’s Olympic coverage.
But that’s not the only way the star is getting pumped for the games. She’s also starring on the cover of the latest issue of Vogue Brazil, posing inside for a sporty, boxing-
On the cover, Adriana bundles up in a brown coat and accessorizes with a simple watch on her wrist. She stares directly at the camera, her blue eyes mesmerizing and her
Inside its pages, she is pictured in a sequined skirt, worn over blue and orange leggings. Her expression is moody as she stretched out on the floor in a colorful room.
In another image, she’s seen wearing braids and resting on the edge of a boxing ring while surrounded by four young boxers in tank tops and shorts.
Adriana traveled to Rio de Janeiro for the occasion, posing in a local gym in order to bring awareness to Fight for Peace. The organization teaches boxing and martial arts to
youth in the city, and also offers mentorships and vocational training to help keep kids on a good path.
‘I’m so incredibly honored and moved to be featured on the cover of Vogue Brazil during such a historic time in my native country,’ the star told E! News.
‘Not only was this shoot a memorable career moment for me, but I was also given the opportunity to raise awareness for Fight for Peace, an organization that benefits
underprivileged youths in Rio,’ she added.
Adriana is actually a boxer herself, and takes classes as her preferred form of exercise. She first discovered it 14 years ago, and last year watched Floyd Mayweather fight
Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas alongside her trainer Dino Spencer.