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.
In August, photographer Anthony Mazur headed to Dallas to capture these arresting images from the 2015 Women's USA Weightlifting National Championships.
Sports Illsutrated photographer Donald Miralle captures global surfing icon Bethany Hamilton training at Surf Ranch. The World Surf League has announced that Hamilton will rejoin the lineup against the world’s best female surfers at the first-ever Surf Ranch Pro presented by Hurley!
Sports Illustrated goes to the Manhattan Car Club to get an exclusive look at Simon Pagenaud's new 2018 IndyCar debuting this upcoming season. A few of the new features include four in-car camera docks, reinforced sidepods for side impacts and an enhanced LED screen. The car has a lower engine cover and smaller wings provide a long, lean profile. Gone are the bulky rear wheel guards, and the front wings are tidy and pleasing to the eye. Drivers have said the new sleek shape creates a smaller aerodynamic wake, which should allow trailing cars to have more stability so passes become less about drafting. Ideally, better racing follows.
The new SailGP is re-defining the sport of sailing. As a completely new global sports series featuring bold, cutting-edge technology and awe-inspiring athleticism, SailGP puts the fan at the center of the sport. The racing takes place in some of the world’s most iconic city waterfronts, where athletes from rival nations will race head-to-head on the newly redefined F50 wingsailed catamarans, which fly above the water on wave-piercing hydrofoils at speeds of over 50 knots (60 mph). Check out the first event of the season in 2019, that took place in the Sydney Harbour, Australia!