17 Sizzling Photos of 'Sports Illustrated' Swimsuit Cover Model Hailey Clauson

Get to know this blonde beauty a little better.
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When Sports Illustrated decided to release three different covers for 2016's Swimsuit edition, two immediately attracted attention: Ashley Graham, the publication's first plus-size, "curvy" model, and Ronda Rousey, the MMA fighter who stripped down and got her body painted for the occasion.

But let's not overlook the third stunner to grace the magazine's cover: Hailey Clauson, the Forever 21 and Gucci model who sizzles in this incredible California shoot:

If you're not already a fan of Clauson, you should be now. Her Instagram is littered with sizzling shots of the blonde bombshell. Take a look and get to know the underdog of Sports Illustrated's swimsuit extravaganza: