A Canadian model is in the running for Rookie of the Year in the latest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.

West Vancouver's Kate Bock leads four models vying for the title in the 2013 edition of the popular swimsuit magazine.

The 5'11" blonde beauty was discovered at a swimming pool when she was 12 years old, The Province reported.

She graduated from West Vancouver Secondary School and now splits her time between Paris and New York.

The Sports Illustrated photos show Bock posting on Easter Island in a bikini top designed by Beauty and the Beach and a bottom by MIKOH.

She appears in the swimsuit issue alongside famous models such as Kate Upton and Irina Shayk.

Check out some photos of Kate Bock.

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    Model Kate Bock attends as Sports Illustrated celebrates SI Swimsuit 2013 with a star-studded red carpet kickoff event at Crimson on Feb. 12, 2013 in New York City.

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    Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Kate Bock attends SI Swimsuit on Location at the Marquee Nightclub at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Feb. 13, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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    Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Kate Bock attends Club SI Swimsuit at 1 OAK Nightclub at The Mirage Hotel & Casino on Feb. 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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    SI Swimsuit Model Kate Bock visits Forevermark Diamond Suite at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Feb. 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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    Models Hannah Davis (L) and Kate Bock attend as Sports Illustrated celebrates SI Swimsuit 2013 with a star-studded kickoff event at Crimson on Feb. 12, 2013 in New York City.

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    SI Swimsuit Model Kate Bock visits Forevermark Diamond Suite at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Feb. 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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    Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Kate Bock visits Forevermark Diamond Suite at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Feb. 13, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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    Sports Illustrated swimsuit models Nina Agdal (L) and Kate Bock visit Forevermark Diamond Suite at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Feb. 13, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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    Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Kate Bock visits Forevermark Diamond Suite at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Feb. 13, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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    SI Swimsuit Model Kate Bock visits Forevermark Diamond Suite at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Feb. 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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    LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 14: SI Swimsuit Model Kate Bock visits Forevermark Diamond Suite at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Feb. 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Kate Bock

    SI Swimsuit Model Kate Bock visits Forevermark Diamond Suite at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Feb. 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Kate Bock

    Model Kate Bock attends as Sports Illustrated celebrates SI Swimsuit 2013 with a star-studded red carpet kickoff event at Crimson on Feb. 12, 2013 in New York City.

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