Athlete / Boat :

Carrie Smith & Jaime Ryan (470W)

Event :

Trofeo Princesa Sofía

Location :

Palma De Mallorca, Spain

About the shot :

This shot was taken during a short and sharp training session on the day before Trofeo Princesa Sofía in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. There was a large swell and a shifting breeze making for some unique sailing conditions. In this shot are Australian 470 sailors, Carrie Smith & Jaime Ryan, who were kicking off their European sailing season in an attempt to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, which they later succeeded in doing.

Camera :

Canon 5D Mark III, 70-200mm, 125, f32 , 1/40