Fitness Magazine, April 2011 coverIf your guilty pleasure is plopping down on the couch on Monday nights to immerse yourself in The Bachelor, then you may have noticed a familiar face. Courtney, the lead runner to Ben Flajnik's heart and the center of much of the girl drama in the house was on the cover of FITNESS' April 2011 issue!
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Argy Koutsothanasis, FITNESS fashion director, remembers Courtney's photo shoot well, which took place nearly a year ago at the El Conquistador Resort in Puerto Rico. Courtney was a last-minute fill-in for the cover photo shoot and was booked just days before flying out.
"It was her first-ever magazine cover shoot and she seemed more nervous than the other two girls who were being considered," Argy says. "But even though she hadn't quite found her groove as a model yet, you couldn't tell once the final photos came in."
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This shot of Courtney was from the same shoot, but featured in our May 2011
The Oakley bikini Courtney wore for the cover was chosen by the stylists because it complimented her athletic figure. Argy also revealed that Courtney "had a hard time doing 'sexy,' at the time."
She must've worked on it, because she certainly has some smoldering looks on the hit reality TV show! As for her flattering figure, Courtney reportedly ate healthier than some models do, and was "definitely into working out."
A few more pics of the model who is turning Ben's head and (probably) making other contestants jealous:An unpublished potential cover shot of Courtney. An unpublished close-up from Courtney's photoshoot.
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