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Meet The Daughter Of The SI Swimsuit Legend In This Year's Issue

Sailor Brinkley Cook at a Sports Illustrated event.

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 05: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Sailor Brinkley Cook attends SPORTS ILLUSTRATED 2017 Sportsperson of the Year Show on December 5, 2017 at Barclays Center in New York City. Tune in to NBCSN on December 8 at 8 p.m. ET or Univision Deportes Network on December 9 at 8 p.m. ET to watch the one hour SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Sportsperson of the Year special. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)

This year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue has a family feel to it.

Swimsuit legend Christie Brinkley will be featured in the issue along with her daughter, Sailor Brinkley Cook. It's a proud moment for mom.

"Obviously we loved Sailor from the get go," said SI Swimsuit editor MJ Day, per "Meeting and shooting her last year was one of the highlights of my career. She's the millennial girl next door. She's funny. She's driven. She's smart. She's beautiful. She's interesting. And most of all, she has a voice and isn't afraid to use it.

"Sailor translates so well off the printed page — she takes beautiful pictures but that's only one of the countless things she's good at. Much like her mom, she embodies everything it means to be an SI Swimsuit model, but she's doing it in a way that is very much her own."

Sailor, 19, has been modeling for a while. The New York native recently took part in Fashion Week. Christie, meanwhile, is one of the most-accomplished swimsuit models ever. She was on the SI Swimsuit cover a record three years in a row in 1979, 1980 and 1981. Sailor has officially been added to the SI Swimsuit family. She's a rookie this year.

Brinkley said the following of her daughter's work and effort to get into this year's issue.

"I’m going to Vote For my favorite Rookie Sailor because I know how many miles she ran and the hours she put in in the gym . But most of all because I know what it took for her to overcome her fears , and insecurities to accept this opportunity. But hey basically that’s what life is about right? You just gotta go for it, dive in, take a leap of faith, and know in your heart that when you are true to your own internal goals no matter what , you have already won!" she said.

Brinkley's full shoot can be seen here.