20 GIFs That Prove Kate Upton Is Awesome

By: Gabrielle Chung / February 27, 2013

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Love her or hate her, you can’t deny that 2013 is Kate Upton‘s year.

The Sports Illustrated model — who landed her second consecutive Swimsuit Issue cover early February — is, well, pretty much everywhere these days.

From show brand Sam Edelman’s sexy new summer campaign to basically the cover of every magazine imaginable, Upton’s journey to superstardom shows no signs of slowing down.

Why are we so intrigued with this blonde bombshell?

Here are 20 reasons why the world is so enamored by Upton. Trust us, you won’t be able to take your eyes off her.

This is Kate. She’s a model.

This is Kate. She's a model.

She spends most of her days in a bikini.

She spends most of her days in a bikini.

Don’t get us wrong, she wears other clothes too. But she tends to be photographed in a lot of bikinis. (Which is no big deal.)

Don't get us wrong, she wears other clothes too.

She loves to dance.

She loves to dance.

Like, really loves to dance.

Like, really loves to dance.

And she can do it anywhere, anytime.

And she can do it anywhere, anytime.

She’s not afraid to chow down on junk food…

She's also not afraid to chow down on junk food...

Or indulge in soda.

Or indulge in soda pop.

But she also knows the importance of balancing your diet with healthy stuff — like milk!

She tries to stay hydrated, especially when she’s out in the sun.

Being a model, she’s comfortable in her own skin and is not afraid to strip down.

Like, really strip down.

She’s prepared for anything, including a rainstorm.

Or a boat trip in the Caribbean.

She loves her wildlife.

And her country.

She also loves some good ‘ol fashioned arts and crafts.

Oh, did we also mention that she’s a total pro at horseback riding? She’s won three American Paint Horse Association Reserve World Championships in the past.

Any way you see it, she totally owns.

You stay awesome, Kate!

You stay awesome, Kate.