An iconic mother-daughter duo took over the runway at Miami Swim Week.
Health legend Denise Austin, 65, and her daughter Katie Austin — a 29-year-old Sports activities Illustrated Swimsuit rookie — strutted on the catwalk collectively hand-in-hand for SI’s runway present on Saturday.
Denise confirmed off her match physique in a brown bikini, whereas Katie surprised in a cream-colored two-piece.
The mother-daughter duo flashed smiles whereas flexing their arms on the finish of the runway earlier than they danced and shared a hug. They grew to become the primary mom and daughter to stroll the Sports activities Illustrated Swimsuit runway.
Denise — who initially rose to reputation within the ’80s due to her numerous health exhibits — known as it “a as soon as in a lifetime second” to share the runway together with her daughter.
“I really feel so grateful that Sports activities Illustrated Swimsuit invited me to stroll the present with Katie. As a 65 12 months previous, I’m additionally so happy with characterize mothers of all ages — and that it’s by no means too late,” Denise stated.
“Me at 65 in a bikini… with my little lady!!!!!! Pure pleasure!!” she wrote on Instagram, together with a video of the catwalk second.
“What a particular second!!!🤍,” Katie wrote in a separate Instagram submit.
Katie made her Sports activities Illustrated Swimsuit debut in 2021 as a part of the Swim Search and was named an official rookie for the 2022 challenge, alongside with Jared Goff’s fiancée Christen Harper.
“My mother is my inspiration for all the things. She’s my greatest supporter, mentor, finest pal who extremely inspired me to do Sports activities Illustrated Swimsuit, so the actual fact I can stroll together with her within the present is a full circle second,” stated Katie, a preferred health character who has her personal app that provides on-demand exercises and wholesome recipes.
“She’s guided me all through my profession and helped me get to the place I’m in the present day. Exhibiting that mother-daughter bond in an occasion like that is going to be so particular. Up to now SI occasions, I all the time name her so excited to inform her each element, however now we will expertise it collectively! I’m thrilled she will be with all of us this weekend and see how superb all the SI staff, women, and neighborhood is like in actual life as a result of it’s unmatched. It’s going to be an unforgettable expertise.”
Like mom, like daughter.