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.
The Lumberjack World Championships, which began in 1960, showcase more than 21 events ranging from men's and women's logrolling to chopping to the pole climb. Over 100 contestants compete for more than $50,000 in cash prizes during the three-day event held in Hayward, Wis.
In August, photographer Anthony Mazur headed to Dallas to capture these arresting images from the 2015 Women's USA Weightlifting National Championships.
Gabriele Grunewald's capactiy as an elite middle-distance runner- her kick, her grit- is rare. Rarer still is the opponent she aims that competitive spirit toward: an especially insidious form of cancer that can't keep her from running. Sports Illustrated contributing photographer Kohjiro Kinno spends a day in her life.