Vincent Laforet’s Blog


World Records Seen From Above
August 15, 2008, 2:50 pm
Filed under: Olympics

©Vincent Laforet for NEWSWEEK

©Vincent Laforet for NEWSWEEK

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I shot most everything from overhead today – either with the use of remote cameras or by physically shooting from the catwalks. Here is Andrei Rybakou of Belarus winning the silver metal and breaking the world record with an 185 Kg snatch in the men’s 85kg weightlifting competition – this was shot with an overhead remote camera – more on that later…


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This is a fantastic shot…Probably my favourite of what you’ve posted so far. Thanks for your updates…even if our poor Canadians are having a dismal outing so far, your blog has been great to follow…

Cheers…

Comment by Symes

Awesome, just awesome. You’re blog is quite inspiring and a great read.

Comment by Mark

Great photo. But how could he break the WR and be silver? Wouldn’t the gold winner have to break his record in order to be gold?

Comment by Thiago

I love your crop on this.

Comment by Adam Leahy




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