Former Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model Christie Brinkley is making her return to the magazine.
In a bit of surprising news, the 63-year-old Brinkley, who was on the cover in 1979, 1980 and 1981, announced this week that she will be featured in the 2016 edition of the magazine.
Brinkley is featured alongside her two daughters, Alexa Ray Joel and Sailor Brinkley Cook.
“My first thought was, ‘At my age? No way!’” Brinkley said in an interview with PEOPLE. “When I turned 30, I was like, ‘This is the last time I’m posing in a bathing suit!’ When this issue comes out, I’ll be 63. I thought, ‘Those days are over.’ But to get to do it with my girls, I thought, ‘One last go!’”
In case you were wondering, yes, Brinkley is looking better than ever.
Still got it.
Who knew that a blast from the past could be such a good thing?