Christie Brinkley talks about her Broadway debut in the musical "Chicago" on "Good Morning America," 4/6/11 on the ABC Television Network.
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February 7, 2017 8:45 AM EST

Sports Illustrated veteran Christie Brinkley is back in this year’s Swimsuit Issue, posing in the water with her daughters Alexa Ray Joel, 31, and Sailor Brinkley Cook, 18.

Brinkley, 63, graced the cover of three consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues (in 1979, 1980 and 1981), making her the magazine’s first three-time cover model. She appeared in Sports Illustrated eight times between 1975-2004.

In the caption of an Instagram photo posted late Monday, Brinkley wrote: “I am excited to announce that I am back in [Sports Illustrated Swimsuit]… I figured with my gorgeous daughters [Alexa and Sailor] by my side [who’s] going to be looking at me! Oh and my kids think I walk on water, so let’s not mention the apple box concealed just under the surface.”

She added: “Thank you Sports Illustrated for sending the powerful message that good things come in packages of every size and we do not come with an expiration date!”.

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