"It was definitely the hardest shoot I've ever done," Kate tells. "The best as well – Antarctica is one of the most beautiful places I've ever been to. But I'm from Florida, so it was pretty painful." Imagine the shock when Upton realized she was the only model being whisked away to the far away continent for the photo shoot. “I was very surprised by the news that that’s where my shoot was going to be located,’’ Upton said further discussing the difficulties on the “Today” show on Tuesday.