For the 10th straight year the Professional Bull Riders took over The World's Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden, where 36 of the world's top bullriders competed against some of the fiercest bucking bulls on the planet.
Red Bull GRC is a revolutionary new form of motorsport. Some call it a cross between rally and supercross. It features wheel to wheel racing with up to 10 cars competing at once in fast paced heat races over huge jumps on combination dirt and asphalt courses around the world. Watch world champions, crossover legends and others battle it out to be the global champion. Contributing Sports Illustrated photographer Erick W. Rasco covers the New England Global Rallycross racing this past weekend at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Connecticut.
Sports Illustrated contributing photographer Gary Bogdon had exclusive access with professional Supercross rider Ken Roczen in Southern California as he prepared for the second race of the 2016 Monster Energy Supercross that roars into San Diego’s Petco Park on Jan. 16. Roczen rides the No. 94 Suzuki for RCH Factory Racing Team, spends a lot of time in the gym fine-tuning his body for a very physical racing season, and hopes to be on the championship podium.
Glory 43 New York took place last Friday night, July 14th, in the Theater at Madison Square Garden where four fighters faced off in a tournament Kickboxing battle. Glory is one of the world’s leading kickboxing organizations, which promises that its ruleset is designed to keep the action fast passed and exciting. This tournament was no exception, the energy was high and the fights were very fun to watch. Sports Illustrated contributing photographer Chad Mathew Carlson covers the event!
The Birdsville Races, first held in 1882, are a two-day horse racing event held annually in September in the Channel Country of Central West Queensland, in Birdsville, Australia. The small town was originally known as Diamantina Crossing and was established in the 1800s as a center for stock routes for cattle country and as a customs collection point. Today it has a population of about 100 people. Photographer Sharon Chapman went Down Under to get up close and personal for this year's competition.
Sports Illustrated contributing photographer Erick W. Rasco covers the action from the Greater Western Sydney rugby game against the Brisbane Lions in Queensland, Australia.