Following the tragedy that occurred at the 2013 Boston Marathon, Sports Illustrated and the city of Boston wanted to pay homage to the victims and their families by dedicating the cover to the event in 2014. In the video clip below, you can have a behind the scenes look into the photo shoot, which involved thousands of people at the starting line of the marathon. Watch the emotionally charged footage here:
Photographer, Gregory Heisler, is the man behind the camera responsible for capturing the huge crowd in the following photograph:
The mayor of Boston, along with some firefighters, policemen, and other first responders are all featured at the front of the photograph, surrounded by 3,000 cheering participants, all pumped to be part of the shoot.
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