Jodi Harrison Bauer tried out for the Sport’s Illustrated Swimsuit open casting call  in Miami, and she did very well for herself. 

Bauer made it to the top 60 contestants (out of 5,000) before being eliminated, and is already considering going back to next year’s casting call to give it another go.

“I believed I had a lot to share with people,” the mother-of-two told PEOPLE. “The SISwim Issue is inclusive of every woman. They have every shape and size, yet they don’t have an older woman who isn’t a famous professional model.”

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. 

Flip the  Page to see her at the Audition: