Weight-lifting on the beach

By mrswoolybill
More sport, courtesy of the Guerrilla Knitters of Saltburn Pier.
New arrivals can find the story here
Thanks for looking,

Tags: Photo journalism Humour and fun Sports and action

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martinjp 11 2 3 England
31 Mar 2012 8:12AM
Super capture, great pov too Moira 👍☺👍

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Trev_B 13 151 68 England
31 Mar 2012 8:20AM
Nicely dine Moira. I like the composition with the weight lifter set against the blurred out BG of the beach. The colours and detail are spot on.

Love it!

Lindilou 9 1 England
31 Mar 2012 8:21AM
Yes love your pov.......and a great story
jaktis 16 84 Sweden
31 Mar 2012 8:35AM
That is weights for me

SlowSong Plus
11 9.0k 30 England
31 Mar 2012 8:42AM
So where are the admiring girls? He should have an audience, he's trying so hard. Grin
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.1k 2238 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2012 8:42AM
Thanks everyone, and particularly thanks Trev for the UA - that was a lovely surprise!
Have a good weekend, folks. I have a non-knitting silly shot from Saltburn for tomorrow...
twelvemegs 10 6 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2012 8:55AM
Good composition Moira.
I like the space given to push his weights into.

KingBee Plus
14 540 2 Scotland
31 Mar 2012 9:09AM
Is that a bulge I see in his trousers? Must be the steroids. Wink (Sorry to lower the tone - it's just my sense of humour - no offence intended! And, I trust, none taken.)


mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.1k 2238 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2012 9:20AM

Quote:Is that a bulge I see in his trousers? Must be the steroids.
These figures are correct in every anatomical detail Bob, this is knitted journalism! And don't worry, I'm usually the one who lowers the tone...
Thanks again everyone. We are heading out this morning for an Open Day down at the Riverside Visitors' Centre. Which is why it's raining for the first time in weeks...
User_Removed 16 386 2 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2012 9:26AM
Taking it easy I see, excellent. Smile

nonur 11 18 13 Turkey
31 Mar 2012 10:21AM
Thank you both for valuing and sharing these lovely knitting marvels, Moira! They're so lovely and worth seeing especially after presenting them so beautifully!
Richsr 13 91 223 England
31 Mar 2012 10:23AM
This knitting group certainly have produced,some good athletic figures, for this location.
Well recorders.
Regards Richard.
NDODS 9 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2012 10:25AM
Another champ...

Regards Nathan
cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
31 Mar 2012 10:55AM
I'm worn out just looking at it!! WinkGrin
Joline Plus
14 30 56 United States
31 Mar 2012 12:24PM
As I said to Bill....this knitter, or knitters, should get an Olympic medal. These are phenomenal and take hours of work I'm sure.
bobsblues 10 10 2 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2012 12:27PM
Class shot Moira ,love it .
gary_d 12 576 13 Wales
31 Mar 2012 12:48PM
A bit more life in him than Bills poor knocked out boxer, beautifully taken. - gary
mikbee 13 3 8 Scotland
31 Mar 2012 12:53PM
I think these are the sort of weights I could lift at a work out no bother at all Moira !!
Good laid back shot.
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
31 Mar 2012 12:59PM
excellent again...love the composition /use of space

fine work

have a great weekend

taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
31 Mar 2012 2:35PM
Good place for weight training!
Daisymaye Plus
11 23 17 Canada
31 Mar 2012 2:56PM
Now that's the place to do it, great shot............Sandy
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
31 Mar 2012 3:04PM
These are just brilliant aren't they! Grin A fine shot and presentation, Moira, thanks for sharing all these with us Wink
Trev Smile
ChiliMan 13 135 17 Singapore
31 Mar 2012 3:29PM
Lol...excellent. You can actually see the effort and strain in this one!

Andrew Grin
pluckyfilly 13 351 33 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2012 3:38PM
have enjoyed the series so far and this one I like very much
pamelajean Plus
14 1.3k 2144 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2012 3:39PM
I'm getting very attached to these little works of art, would love to see them for myself, it amazes me how well they emulate the action of each sport.
pascalg Plus
12 37 France
31 Mar 2012 4:09PM
excellent again Smile
LexEquine 14 1 19 United States
31 Mar 2012 4:22PM
'Nice, color, & DOF' ~ LEx
31 Mar 2012 4:32PM
I never tire of these Moira, great stuff.

John Smile
jonwebber 12 4 1 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2012 5:42PM
Wonderful in all respects.
31 Mar 2012 6:10PM
What would a wooly man stuff down his trousers if not his wooly sacks, I wonder, Maybe you should ask Woolybill if you don't already know???

brownsilent 13 7 2 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2012 9:44PM
These little wooly guys are amazing. what a great work those guerillia women did!
Well captured, nice pov. Smile
pdcche 9 4 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2012 10:17PM
Another good fun shot Moira, giving me a smile every time.. Peter
31 Mar 2012 11:38PM
Hilarious, great humor love it.
I think we all could do with a smile, another great shot, how could anyone not like these, great fun fantastic idea, thank you for a moment to smile. great work.

Suehh 13 39 6 England
1 Apr 2012 5:43PM
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
1 Apr 2012 9:48PM
This image has given me a real lift Moira, and it has obviously helped to take the weight off Alsopdigitaart's shoulders! This series has been hugely enjoyable to view
AnneWorner 12 620 43 United States
2 Apr 2012 9:09PM
All of these have been absolutely priceless Smile

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