Heather Christensen

Heather Christensen

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location = Cleveland, Ohio
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Heather Christensen (born October 1 1979) is an American glamor model, noted for her work in various "Playboy" publications.

She was "Playboy Special Editions" Model of the Year for 2001. [http://www.playboy.com/specialeditions/directory/models/christensen-heather.html "Heather Christensen"] , "Playboy Special Editions". Retrieved 2008-01-14.] In 2002, she posed as a mermaid in the "Wet and Wild" 2002 edition.

Christensen was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, and moved to Tampa, Florida when she was 20. When she turned eighteen, she was determined to go to college, but, her family didn't have money for the tuition, so Christensen began dancing in a topless strip club for $500 per night. She was seen there by a scout from "Playboy", and began to model, which "sort of interrupted" her longer term plans. [http://www.robbrink.com/2005/07/05/heather-christensen/ "Heather Christensen"] , by Rob Brink, "Stance" skateboarding magazine, January 2002. On author's web site. Retrieved 2008-01-14.]

Christensen has a wide range of hobbies, including rock climbing, diving, snowboarding, hiking, and singing. She is an especially noted skateboarder, who has been skating since 1998, first with a boyfriend, then by herself. The hobby cost her a broken arm, at Skatopia in Ohio, when she fell on a metal ramp; the fracture forced her to quit her job (and her boyfriend left her). She stayed with the hobby, however, and later lived with professional skateboarder Anthony Furlong. "Playboy" airbrushed out the scars on her arm in her pictures, and asked her to skate topless for a pictorial (which she says was "... embarrassing. I was like 'this hurts really bad!'"). The hobby has been a conflict for her modeling, as she can't skate for a week before a pictorial, to avoid bruises. [http://www.robbrink.com/2006/09/01/heather-christensen-unedited/ "Heather Christensen unedited!"] , by Rob Brink, unedited version of "Stance" interview, on author's web site, January 2002. Retrieved 2008-01-14.]

Christensen continued to study while working as a model. She earned a bachelor's degree in biology, [http://web.archive.org/web/20020702180511/www.heatherchristensen.com/hc/bio.aspx "My Biography"] , HeatherChristensen.com, archived at 2002-07-21, by the Internet Archive. Retrieved 2008-01-14.] and went to medical school, [http://web.archive.org/web/20031206195926/www.heatherchristensen.com/hc/substance.aspx "The Real Me"] , HeatherChristensen.com, archived at 2003-12-06, by the Internet Archive. Retrieved 2008-01-14.] to become a veterinarian, specializing in reptiles. She has kept turtles, snakes, lizards, and frogs at her home. Other hobbies include restoring a 1968 Ford Mustang.

Appearances in "Playboy" special editions

*"Playboy's Natural Beauties" Volume 2, April 2000 - cover.
*"Playboy's Book of Lingerie" Volume 74, July 2000 - pages 72-73.
*"Playboy's Girlfriends" July 2000 - pages 44-49.
*"Playboy's Sexy Girls in Sports" September 2000.
*"Playboy's Book of Lingerie" Volume 77, January 2001 - pages 74-77.
*"Playboy's Natural Beauties" Volume 3, April 2001.
*"Playboy's Girls of Summer" May 2001.
*"Playboy's Book of Lingerie" Volume 80, July 2001 - cover.
*"Playboy's Girlfriends" July 2001 - pages 82-85.
*"Playboy's Book of Lingerie" Volume 81, September 2001.
*"Playboy's Nudes" December 2001.
*"Playboy's Wet & Wild" December 2001.
*"Playboy's Barefoot Beauties" Volume 3, January 2002.
*"Playboy's Book of Lingerie" Volume 83, January 2002 - cover.
*"Playboy's Blondes, Brunettes & Redheads" March 2002 - cover.
*"Playboy's Natural Beauties" Volume 4, April 2002.
*"Playboy's Girls of Summer" May 2002.
*"Playboy's Cyber Girls" June 2002.
*"Playboy's Book of Lingerie" Vol. 86 July 2002.
*"Playboy's Girlfriends" July 2002 - pages 30-35.
*"Playboy's Sexy College Girls" August 2002 - pages 12-15, 44-45.
*"Playboy's Natural Beauties" Vol. 5 February 2003.
*"Playboy's Sexy 100" February 2003.
*"Playboy's Blondes, Brunettes & Redheads" June 2003.
*"Playboy's Book of Lingerie" Vol. 92 July 2003.
*"Playboy's Girlfriends" August 2003 - cover, page 1.
*"Playboy's Book of Lingerie" Vol. 93 September 2003.
*"Playboy's Nudes" September 2003.
*"Playboy's Book of Lingerie" Vol. 95, January 2004 - pages 38-39.
*"Playboy's Book of Lingerie" Vol. 100, January 2005 - pages 8-9.


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