"The last few months has been such an empowering and important time for women," Raisman says in a video from the shoot released by Sports Illustrated.
"Each year I think this issue gets more and more meaningful because it continues to celebrate women and everything that we all stand for."
Raisman also participated in the "In Her Own Words" project for Sports Illustrated, in which Swimsuit Issue models posed nude with messages they had created scribed onto their bare flesh.
Some of hers include "trust yourself," "live for you," "abuse is never okay" and "women do not have to be modest to be respected."
Here are some other lovely ladies doing the same:
It is Aly Raisman's second time in the Swimsuit Issue. Here she is in the 2017 issue: