Richard Mackson The Award-Winning Sports Photographer
Sports Illustrated contributing photographer Richard Mackson received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles. Mackson is an award-winning sports photographer, inventor and entrepreneur whose career has spanned over 40 years and taken him around the globe. He has photographed World Cup Soccer, the Olympic Games, Rose Bowls, Kentucky Derbies, NCAA Final Fours, BCS Championships, NBA Championships, Super Bowls, Stanley Cups, and countless other national and international sporting events. Here is a collection of some of Mackson’s favorite pictures he created while on assignment for Sports Illustrated.
Sports Illustrated contributing photographer Bob Martin has won the prestigious title of Sports Photojournalist of the Year, awarded by the National Press Photographers Association. Martin is a sports photographer based in England. He has been awarded the title of British Sports Photographer of the Year three times and has won numerous photography contests including first place for sports at World Press Photo in 2005. He has photographed every major sporting event including the last thirteen Summer and Winter Olympic Games. Martin’s work has been published in Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek, Life, Paris Match, The Sunday Times and The New York Times.
This past weekend on Saturday July 26th super lightweight Mikey Garcia went head to head with Adrien Broner at the Showtime Championship Boxing Match. Sports Illustrated contributing photographer Erick W. Rasco covered the action from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.
Sports Illustrated captured the 40th Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, on Oct. 13, which saw the defending champions win again. Daniela Ryf, 31, of Rumisberg, Switzerland, lowered her course record to 8:26:18. Patrick Lange, 32, of Bad Wildungen, Germany, won the men's race in 7:52:39, becoming the first person ever to finish in under eight hours.