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Smile I'm airbourne!!

By jeronius
I'm totally in awe of this chap. Who are you? He looked right at me as I took the photo…..literally posing for the shot!!! This particular trick is called a "whip", where you flick out your back wheel.....Last time I tried it I land sideways, but managed somehow to stay on my bike!!

Hamsterley 29/9/2012 race event in support of Help 4 heroes.

Totally out of my comfort zone with action shots, but for once I was not the one in the air jumping.

Thanks for looking.

Tags: Mountain biking Help for heroes Hamsterley forest Sports and action

Voters: christabella, Philip_H, Alan_Baseley and 8 more


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Comments


christabella 12 133 1 England
29 Sep 2012 6:41PM
Superb action shot, he has cracked the whip! Wink
Christine

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paulbroad 8 114 1034 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2012 6:42PM
Good but I do find the leaning trees too much. I find myself tilting my head, which means the tilt was not needed. Tilting cameras seems to be a fashion these days.

Paul
29 Sep 2012 6:54PM
Cheers Paul, straightened.....I prefer it but it looses the height of the jump a bit.
Jerry
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
30 Sep 2012 12:01PM
I'd probably break my neck if I tried this! A very well-timed capture, Jerry, and the angling in V1 makes it much more dynamic Wink
Trev Smile
MrGoatsmilk 8 1.5k England
4 Oct 2012 8:41PM
I love this, been practising over Cannock Chase as we are looking to do a mountain bike theme for the big battlefield bike ride also for help for heroes

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