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Bikinis, Gym Selfies and More! See Ashley Graham's Best Instagrams

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Model Ashley Graham made history on Saturday when she was revealed as the the first size 16 model to cover Sports Illustrated‘s annual swimsuit issue. (Her cover was one of three editions, the two other stars being UFC fighter Ronda Rousey and model Hailey Clauson.)

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Source: Ashley Graham/Instagram

Now that Graham, who was also named Rookie of the Year by the magazine, has hit a major career milestone, it’s time to look back at the supermodel’s best Instagram posts. Keep reading to see them all!

Ashley Graham SI Swimsuit Cover
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She’s got serious curves β€” and she isn’t afraid to flaunt them in a bikini.

Confidence is my golden rule. Have you seen my new #SwimSexy campaign with @swimsuitsforall in @SI_Swimsuit?

A photo posted by A S H L E Y G R A H A M (@theashleygraham) on

This is how we #SwimSexy. @swimsuitsforall @philomenakwao @nicolajgriffin

A video posted by A S H L E Y G R A H A M (@theashleygraham) on

1 MILLION FOLLOWERS!!!!! Thank you so much!!! #beautybeyondsize #sexystateofmind πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹

A photo posted by A S H L E Y G R A H A M (@theashleygraham) on

Jumping into 2016 like.. πŸ‘™πŸ˜πŸ’…πŸΌπŸŽ‰πŸ’„#beautybeyondsize #lovetheskinyourein

A photo posted by A S H L E Y G R A H A M (@theashleygraham) on

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A photo posted by A S H L E Y G R A H A M (@theashleygraham) on

RELATED: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue 2016: Ronda Rousey, Ashley Graham and Hailey Clauson Define What ‘Beauty Really Is’ as Cover Girls

And like most models these days, Graham is also a serious businesswoman, launching her own line of plus-size lingerie with Addition Elle. And, naturally, she loves promoting her line on Instagram.

Graham is also a serious fitness buff, posting gym selfies and workout videos on social media. As she wrote in one post, “healthy comes in all shapes and sizes.”

Friday night boxing with @christopher.kadima πŸ‘ŠπŸ½πŸ’ͺπŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½

A photo posted by A S H L E Y G R A H A M (@theashleygraham) on

She also shares the cutest throwback photos. Look at how adorable she looked when she dressed up as a cheerleader for Halloween when she was 12!

Hopefully Graham’s historic SI cover means we can expect to see even more of her on social media.

What do you think of Sports Illustrated choice of Graham for the cover? Share your thoughts below.

— Maria Mercedes Lara

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