When Amanda Summer isn’t starring in glitzy fashion campaigns, you might find her dominating the beach volleyball courts on Manhattan’s West Side Highway or pulverizing pins at a Lower East Side bowling alley.
The sporty brunette stunner has glammed up ads for Natori lingerie, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, DKNY, Skechers and Diane von Furstenberg, but Summer loves showcasing her athletic prowess just as much as striking the perfect pose.
The Manhattan Beach, Calif. native, who describes herself as “half Filipino, a quarter German, and a quarter Swedish,” played volleyball and ran track in high school, and still caters to her competitive instincts. “My parents had me playing in the sand days after I was born, which is where I fell in love with volleyball,” Summer says.
“I consider myself a very competitive person. I recently played a scrimmage in the Philippines with my family and left the court with bloody hands and knees. I can’t stand losing and get particularly passionate when I play volleyball. I have a decent cut shot, but heckling has always been my…