MOREL Laurens

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Athlete / Boat :

Nathalie Brugger/Matias Bühler (SUI), Nacra 17

Event :

Sailing World Cup

Location :

Hyères, France

About the shot :

Preparing for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the debuting Nacra 17 mixed multihull Class competed at the Sailing World Cup in Hyères, France. Swiss team Nathalie Brugger/Matias Bühler had already qualified for Rio, so they were fighting the elements rather than having to worry about that. I selected this picture for the spectacular play of light, water and crew which creates an illusion of the boat being rocketed out of the water.

Camera :

Sony A77m2, Sony 70-400mmG SSM II, 500, f6.3 , 1/1600