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Aerial acrobatics

By saltireblue    
I wish: a) I was 30 years younger, and b) I possessed the spherical objects these youngsters own. I cannot begin to understand how they do this on skies. But there again, I always landed on my head on a trampoline, so I am pretty useless at this sort of thing. When I go skiing, I like to keep the skies in contact with the snow! Why hang upside-down doing an impression of a helicopter?
I'm just an old fogey, I guess.Sad
Anyway, the last of these from last weekend on the piste. No collision occurred this time, thankfully.
Thanks for looking and thanks for bothering.Smile

Malc

Tags: Norway Skiing Drammen Helicopter imitation Bat imitation Sports and action

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Comments


senn Plus
6 5 1 Belgium
2 Mar 2013 4:21PM
WOW !..

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franken Plus
15 4.5k 4 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 4:55PM
Really impressive action shot Malc.

Ken
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 4:58PM
Great timing superb image.

Regards Nathan Grin
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 5:58PM
Beautifully composed and captured crazy action shot!
SlowSong Plus
9 7.1k 30 England
2 Mar 2013 7:30PM
Spot on. Action well caught, pin sharp and well composed.
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pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1969 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 7:35PM
Simply amazing action captured, and against the clear blue sky, with bits of snow flying up into the air....wow!
This one's my favourite.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 8:01PM
Hope you paid them well for this seriesWink
another top shot Malc
Lillian
jasonrwl Plus
7 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 8:05PM
Yet another brilliant image Malc - I go one further than you and like to keep my feet on the ground without any skis in between GrinGrinGrin - but then I am an old fogey AND a coward
Jason
helenlinda Plus
10 356 22 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 8:28PM
Very impressive and well captured Malc SmileSmile
Helen
cats_123 Plus
13 4.7k 28 Northern Ireland
2 Mar 2013 8:29PM
I never did get to try out the white stuff. Always wanted to protect my knees! Smile Smile

Love the angle.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
2 Mar 2013 9:42PM
Exemplary timing and exposure on this winter sports shot, Malc.
Ronnie.
3 Mar 2013 8:35AM
Love this series Malc, and this is a great addition to it.

John Smile
3 Mar 2013 8:58AM
amazing shot
milky 14 Wales
3 Mar 2013 3:13PM
Excellent captures----MilkyWink
AnnChown Plus
8 202 1 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2013 5:23PM
Extraordinary - and well captured Malc!
Ann
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
3 Mar 2013 8:48PM
Some of these kids are really amazing athletes. You have captured some good shots from your skiing adventure......Sandy
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
4 Mar 2013 4:55PM
The acrobatic skill of some youngsters is very impressive - my cousin's son used to dot this daredevil kind of stuff till he had a major fall last year - wrecked his hip and will walk with a limp for the rest of his life. We never thought of consequences either when we were young.

Anne
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
5 Mar 2013 4:50PM
one of the best ski shots I have ever seen. I can imagine that Norwegian Scots get tempted here Smile
Although all my ancestors come from cold places, I prefer 30+ myself, spent too much time in the outback I think.
LexEquine 11 19 United States
8 Mar 2013 5:14PM
Superlative Capture! ~

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