Victory Journal is a print and digital publication devoted to the intersection of sport and culture. Rather than engage in statistical analysis or partisan squabbling, Victory spotlights the drama of sport and the enduring glory of athletic pursuits the world over.

Calling on an elite roster of like-minded contributors, Victory provides a forum for work that is unapologetically enthusiastic and uncompromisingly human. Through extensive reporting, probing personal essays, award-winning photography, illustration, and original films and animations, Victory embraces both classic storytelling methods and those just beginning to emerge.

tooth & nail

issue thirteen

tooth & nail

A would-be boxer fights to break out of the shadow of his father’s notorious mob legacy. Legendary activist Harry Edwards opens his personal archive to tell the story behind the black-gloved fist at Mexico ‘68. A-Rod’s former lawyer buys the lackluster Venetian football team, and they actually start winning. “French Ring” protection-dogs chase down gun-toting “decoys” with precision ferocity, and the greatest checkers players in the world convene in Branson, MO to scrap it out for $20,000 in cash.


victory journal

earned a gold medal from the Society of Publication Designers (SPD), praise from sources like GQ, It’s Nice That, and Harvard’s Nieman Lab, and has gained an international cult following.

victory films

has contributed animation to two installments of ESPN’s Peabody Award–winning 30 for 30 series, “You Don’t Know Bo” and “Straight Outta LA,” as well as produced original documen- taries for the New York Times and Grantland. “The Perfect 18,” was nominated for a 2015 Sports Emmy. Victory’s recent series “Glory Days,” reveals a strong interest in amateur sports.

victory editions

aims to publish art books that dive deeper into the worlds explored in Victory Journal. Victory Editions titles include Home Is Where You Park It by Foster Huntington; In Dogs We Trust by Ollie Grove and Will- Robson-Scott; Muay Thai by Steven Counts; and Cliff Dive and Horse by Anthony Blasko.


Stephen Benedek


Chris Isenberg


Aaron Amaro


Kate Perkins


Shane Lyons

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