She overcame a teacher's body-shaming comments
When body-positive activist and curve model Kate Wasley landed on our radar, we couldn't get enough of her. Not only has she inspired us by tackling body-shaming toward all women and handling an unexpected viral moment like a badass, but she managed to earn a coveted spot in Sports Illustrated's 2018 Swimsuit Issue.
Since then, the model's been compared to the likes of Ashley Graham and Hunter McGrady, who are famously known for their curvy figures. From overcoming eating disorders to becoming a certified personal trainer, as well as the first-ever curve model for straight-size activewear brand Lorna Jane, this gal's broken barriers and inspired us to be the healthiest and happiest versions of ourselves.
Ready to learn more about this gorgeous bombshell? Check out these 10 fun facts about the Australian model.
— Additional reporting by Haley Lyndes