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Photos: Kate Upton Graces Cover Of This Year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Third time is the charm for Kate Upton and the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.

The 24-year-old model graces the front of the latest SI swimsuit special, reprising her role as cover girl for the third time. Upton previously appeared on the cover in 2012 and 2013.

This year's swimsuit edition comes with three different covers. Check them out below.

Upton posted a thank you note acknowledging the honor on her personal Instagram. Her message read as follows:

Wow, I feel so honored and excited to be back with Sports Illustrated!! Thank you @si_swimsuit and @mj_day for inviting me to be part of an issue that features and celebrates beauty and confidence in every shape and size #siswim17 #grateful

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue hits stands Wednesday.