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Caitlyn Jenner on the Cover of Sports Illustrated

Caitlyn Jenner is back on the cover of Sports Illustrated 40 years after she first graced the magazine's cover as a man.

She's pictured wearing the Olympic gold medal she won for the 1976 decathlon. Back then she was known as Bruce Jenner.

In the article she says her masculine body at the time disgusted her, and that she had a complicated relationship with her medal.

"The decathlon for me was the ultimate in what people think of as manhood," Jenner says in the interview. "So for me it was a good place to hide. I had a need to prove myself, that maybe that woman that's living inside of me really isn't living there."

Jenner made her transition from Bruce to Caitlyn public in April of 2015 during a sit down interview on 20/20 with Diane Sawyer. 

"I was throwing out my past like it never happened,"Jenner continued. "And I'm very proud of those times. This was a big part of my past. It's part of my life, it made me who I am."

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