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M.Laverty, One of the Crash shots....He got up from this got the spare bike and won the race...

Camera:Canon EOS-1D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Laverty
Username:NickEade NickEade
Uploaded:11 Apr 2007 - 2:07 PM
Tags:General, Photo journalism, Sports / action
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forestrich
11 Apr 2007 - 2:09 PM

What a stunning shot! Very well captured.

Rich.

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TopsyTopping
11 Apr 2007 - 2:10 PM

Excellent capture nick, well done!

Topsy Smile

Last Modified By Dave at 11 Apr 2007 - 2:10 PM

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11thearlofmar
11 Apr 2007 - 2:10 PM

Fantastic action shot -

Click

Alan

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MikeMar
MikeMar e2 Member 8MikeMar vcard United Kingdom
11 Apr 2007 - 2:10 PM

Fantastic action shot
Mike

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helena
helena  10134 forum posts United Kingdom
11 Apr 2007 - 2:11 PM

A fantastic action shot, billiant work, Tara x

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DiegoDesigns
11 Apr 2007 - 2:14 PM

Excellent camera, and perfect timing...

Dave

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richardwheel
11 Apr 2007 - 2:20 PM

very skillful capture, not so skillful riding at this point

superb photography

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sparklep
sparklep  7146 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2007 - 2:27 PM

What a brilliant capture..all action shot, I hope this man is ok.

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croberts
croberts  102160 forum posts Ireland8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2007 - 2:28 PM

kerchinnggggg!

winning shot.

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AndreG
AndreG e2 Member 8AndreG vcard England
11 Apr 2007 - 2:28 PM

Fantastic shot,............ that's gotta hurt..................

Andre.

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g_parry
g_parry  8332 forum posts United Kingdom
11 Apr 2007 - 2:33 PM

That's a fantastic shot - right time right place Wink
Sharp too - well done

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Shane136
Shane136  1163 forum posts United Kingdom
11 Apr 2007 - 2:36 PM

Top crash shot, well taken, nice one

Shane

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Beardy
Beardy  979 forum posts United Kingdom
11 Apr 2007 - 2:46 PM

Amazing capture and detail. well done.

Paul

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ArtRat
ArtRat  8 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2007 - 2:55 PM

superb capture. click

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whipspeed
whipspeed e2 Member 104040 forum postswhipspeed vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2007 - 2:57 PM

Blimey, that is an amazing capture, just at the right point.

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Britman
Britman  81669 forum posts England
11 Apr 2007 - 5:26 PM

superb timing. You just know that gonna hurt.

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MikeEG
MikeEG  7 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2007 - 5:49 PM

Great capture and the detail is amazing, well done.

MikeEG

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julesm
julesm  101698 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2007 - 6:09 PM

WOrth an EC in my book, but what would I know Smile

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rickie
rickie e2 Member 998 forum postsrickie vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2007 - 6:12 PM

best bike shot in ages,nice one Nick

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SueTurner
SueTurner  981 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2007 - 9:10 PM

this is a wicked shot, meant to leave a comment earlier but site so very slow then - excellent work

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irweazel
irweazel  8167 forum posts England
12 Apr 2007 - 12:18 AM

cracking capture, good timing or just plain good luck either way good eye

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G73photography
12 Apr 2007 - 6:52 AM

super shot, couldnt havetimed it better , i would have liked a slightly looser crop so i can see what direction man and machine are flying in , G

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meadowman
meadowman  7
12 Apr 2007 - 8:20 AM

Ouch!!!!!!! but well caught well done

gary

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HowardA
HowardA  7231 forum posts
12 Apr 2007 - 1:39 PM

Superb timing - great work.
Howard

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NickEade
NickEade  9 United Kingdom
12 Apr 2007 - 2:05 PM

Thanks for all the comments; the picture has only been cropped at the bottom a bit,this is how it went to the Newspaper……………………
This is just one of about four frames there is a sequence of shot which where used else where…….

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Westers
Westers  93905 forum posts Burkina Faso1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2007 - 5:42 PM

Yep, it was a big 'un that Laverty had. Cracking timing.

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Silver  877 forum posts
12 Apr 2007 - 7:13 PM

Excellent! One of the best crash pictures I've seen in ages. That'll teach me for being round the wrong side of the track...

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albi
albi  1068 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2007 - 9:36 PM

Excellent capture Nick..
Not sure I agree with that rule, if you cause the race to be red flagged, you shouldn't be allowed to restart..

Nice work.
Tony

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NickEade
NickEade  9 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2007 - 5:23 PM

Well pleased with this it made the Daily Star on Tuesday .............

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AlanBW
AlanBW  8 England
13 Apr 2007 - 5:29 PM

Amazing shot, glad he was OK

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Coleslaw
Coleslaw e2 Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2007 - 8:59 AM

well timed!

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KathyW
KathyW  111793 forum posts Norfolk Island12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2007 - 10:42 AM

Ouch...

Well done to him & you!

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh  10121 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2007 - 10:44 AM

Dramatic action, well timed capture.

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104023 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2007 - 4:44 PM

brilliant timing

jeff

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Philip_P e2 Member 971 forum postsPhilip_P vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2007 - 12:07 PM

Cracking action shot, congrat's on EC
Phil

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wyatturp
wyatturp  8 England
16 Apr 2007 - 3:45 PM

Great picture, was the man ok.


Doug

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MarkT
MarkT  9119 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2007 - 10:47 PM

What a capture.

Mark.

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julzt
julzt  8181 forum posts England
18 Apr 2007 - 8:16 AM

wow spot on capture!

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StevenPrice
18 Apr 2007 - 10:45 AM

Wow!!! A brilliant shot m8 very well caught.

Steve

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Pricey
Pricey  933 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2007 - 1:05 PM

Superb capture!

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Captain Tasty
24 Apr 2007 - 12:21 AM

Thats a cracker of a picture.

Had he landed back on the bike and then gone on to win it...that would have been impressive.

Pat

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julesm
julesm  101698 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2007 - 8:00 PM

Superb Smile

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Boagman65
Boagman65  7 Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2007 - 10:07 PM

Stunning just stunning what great timing.

Andy.

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Gary_Macleod
26 Aug 2007 - 7:18 PM

Ouuuffffff!! what timing

Gary

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Richardtyrrelllandscapes

To be honest, its one of the best action motorcycle shots I've seen. The timing is perfect and the action well captured.
You just know its going to hurt.

Richie.

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olbell
olbell  747 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2008 - 9:59 PM

I agree with Richie one of teh best action shots. The shot is so sharp and composed amazingly! Well done.

Rgds Ollie

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sandyd
sandyd  7 Scotland
8 Sep 2008 - 11:28 PM

101 What a shot !! love it well done well shot nick

Sandy

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tim g
tim g  11 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2009 - 6:33 PM

Superb capture.


Tim

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GregorP
GregorP  9 Slovenia
19 Dec 2010 - 7:05 AM

Wow! Superb! I love it...

Gregor

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