At first there was six rookies that battled it out for the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Rookie of the year and the winner ended up being: Kelly Rohrbach.

The 25-year-old’s first professional shooting just also happened to be for the SI issue. Her images were photographed in Big Sur, California, by Yu Tsai. Winning with 39 percent, Kelly beat out Erin Heatherton (32 percent) and Rose Betram (13 percent), notes Swim Daily. See her images here

The full list of rookies included Erin Heatherton, Solveig Mork, Rose Bertram, Ashley Smith, Kelly Rohrbach, Robyn Lawley & Hailey Clauson who we recently featured as our #WomanCrushWednesday see Hailey’s images here

We also had out fingers crossed for Robyn Lawley, who happened to be the first ever plus size model photographed for Sports Illustrated, see Robyn’s photos here

Check out the rest of the rookies here: and you may also want to take a look at Ashley Graham the first EVER plus size model to feature in Sports Illustrated

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