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Holding the edge

By Richsr
Many thanks for all your comments on my last upload, very much appreciated.

Some Giant Slalom racing action for you in the next few uploads.

Thanks for looking

Regards Richard

Tags: Italy Skiing Skiers Aosta valley Pila Giant Slalom Ski racing Sports and action

Voters: MattB1987, PhillipMinnis, NaturesHaven and 123 more

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27 Mar 2013 1:02AM
A cracking action shot , Richard -love the clarity and details..........Grin

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27 Mar 2013 8:28AM
Great sporting action, I like the feeling of speed as the skier comes downhill, the light in the visor sets the skier off...........GrinGrinGrin
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
27 Mar 2013 8:34AM
Perfect timing to capture this excellent action shot Richard.

27 Mar 2013 8:36AM
Top marks for this great action image,well caught.
DeSilver Plus
10 14 12 England
27 Mar 2013 8:38AM
Wonderful shot, crisp and sharp. I would imagine that it is quite difficult considering the speed that these downhill skiers go at.

Regards David.
27 Mar 2013 8:40AM
Superb capture
LesF Plus
11 182 9
27 Mar 2013 8:42AM
Cracking image Richard

GillyB Plus
12 317 8 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2013 8:46AM
This is one good reason for lugging decent kit up the mountain!

gill Smile
richmowil Plus
9 334 2 England
27 Mar 2013 8:50AM
Great composition and light - superb timing!! First class image!!
27 Mar 2013 8:51AM
Excellent action shot Richard,
Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
27 Mar 2013 9:01AM
Top notch action image that could grace any winter sports magazine with consummate ease!

27 Mar 2013 9:04AM
Fantastic action photography
johnlw Plus
11 1 10 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2013 9:05AM
Crashing shot.
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
27 Mar 2013 9:08AM
Quality capture, Richard. Pin sharp against the snow spray.

27 Mar 2013 9:14AM
Superb action shot, excellent composition and timing

Perfect position Richard giving you the angle to capture this crisp clean and sharp all action shot, it's quality through and through

rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
27 Mar 2013 9:36AM
Caught the action Richard !!
7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2013 10:11AM
Captured in the ideal position, pin sharp and perfectly framed Richard

Regards Nathan
Phil_L Plus
8 19 1 Wales
27 Mar 2013 10:16AM
Excellent momentum Richard. How's he ever gonna get upright again.
cats_123 Plus
13 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
27 Mar 2013 10:28AM
super focus Smile
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
27 Mar 2013 10:35AM
Superb action shot.!!
stevie Plus
14 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2013 10:40AM
Well done on this, especially for getting your kit up the hill (I resort to a compact when skiing!)
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
27 Mar 2013 10:42AM
Thanks to GillyB and Ade_Osman for taking the time to award the image one of their UA very much appreciated.
And Julia for the GEA very much appreciated too
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
27 Mar 2013 11:04AM
A very nicely framed and excellently captured action shot here, Richard - well deserving of those Awards Smile
Trev Smile
27 Mar 2013 11:38AM
Brilliant action shot Smile

ColleenA Plus
5 350 5 Australia
27 Mar 2013 11:42AM
Wow a great action shot, well captured
derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2013 12:06PM
A really superb action shot Richard. Congrats on the GE.
lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
27 Mar 2013 12:26PM
Superb timing and light
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
27 Mar 2013 12:39PM
Awesome action Richard have another UA.


27 Mar 2013 12:51PM
Wonderful action photography!! You got it right there at the right moment!

Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
27 Mar 2013 1:05PM
Amazing skiing and amazing photography........Sandy
27 Mar 2013 1:15PM
...and here I was thinking it was a self portrait ...Wink
Excellent capture
27 Mar 2013 1:18PM
Excellent timing, Richard.
zapar40 Plus
7 66 5 Wales
27 Mar 2013 1:25PM
Superb shot Richard. Nicely timed.
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2013 1:41PM
Wonderful action shot.
AnneWorner Plus
10 620 43 United States
27 Mar 2013 2:30PM
A superb action shot Richard - superbly timed. Nice spray of snow and a good positive diagonal in the comp.
Well deserving of all the awards.
Looking forward to more.

jdinne 14 16 England
27 Mar 2013 2:41PM
Top notch action capture here Richard, they dont get better than this. First class.

27 Mar 2013 3:01PM
What fantastic and great action shot,very well done,
27 Mar 2013 3:15PM

Quote:Top notch action image that could grace any winter sports magazine with consummate ease!


He's right, superb

Sezz Plus
13 617 15 England
27 Mar 2013 3:17PM
Congrat's for your awards Richard, well deserved - superb capture!

Sarah *
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
27 Mar 2013 4:03PM
Thanks for all your comments and also thanks to Luckybry, Lonely-oryx, and acheiverswalves for taking the time to award one of their UA again very much appreciated
Regards Richard
27 Mar 2013 4:57PM
Simply PERFECT!!! Richard. Congrats on your awards.
Phil_Restan Plus
12 280 9 England
27 Mar 2013 5:06PM
Quality shot Richard

Superb capture!
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
27 Mar 2013 6:44PM
That is action

Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
27 Mar 2013 7:39PM
Many thanks for all your comment everyone again very much appreciated
Regards Richard
Trev_B Plus
11 151 68 England
27 Mar 2013 7:57PM
Great ski action photography Richard, superb timing.

dathersmith Plus
10 558 12 England
27 Mar 2013 8:24PM
Excellent action capture Richard, we saw some good racing this year but I only had the X100 with me.

27 Mar 2013 8:28PM
Great shot Richard. I expect to see that around the exhibition circuit ?
Regards Roger
27 Mar 2013 10:29PM
excellent action shot. paul
First class capture Richard. Decided to award my UA for this week.
ugly Plus
9 9 57 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2013 9:45AM
What a great image..
You gained so many awards..
Great work...

Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
28 Mar 2013 10:27AM
Spectacular action shot Richard.
Tonyd3 Plus
13 1.0k 15 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2013 11:14AM
I wuld say this is one of your strongest images on Epz Rich.
Well done.
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
28 Mar 2013 12:25PM
It deserves every award that t has got. Excellent Richard.
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
28 Mar 2013 2:06PM
Many thanks again to everyone for their comments.
Also thanks to CraigWalker for taking the time to award the image one of his UA, again very much appreciated
Regards Richard
28 Mar 2013 6:58PM
VERY well timed Richard, and excellent action shot.

John Smile
Stunning action capture, Richard!!!
11 12 1 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2013 10:04AM
Good action image Rich.
30 Mar 2013 9:01AM
Congrats on all the awards Richard. Bery well- deserved
30 Mar 2013 11:10AM
wow cracker Richard all awards very well deserved a pleasure to view

almiles Plus
8 38 102 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2013 11:37AM
Ooh this one has even more drama than your latest upload, probably because of his even more acute lean (and better technical skills) and closeness to the gate.

BarbaraR Plus
11 17 1 England
2 May 2013 11:42AM
Wonderful winter sports action.
Very well deserved awards.


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