1995 Photo Contest, Sports, 2nd prize

Bill Frakes

Sports Illustrated

01 January, 1994

At the Winter Olympics a Japanese ski jumper propels himself down the 120-meter jump towards the Olympic flame. Most of the Olympic medals went to the Russian Federation, with the host country finishing second and Germany, which collected the gold for this event, in third place.

About the photographer

Bill Frakes

Bill Frakes is a Sports Illustrated staff photographer, based in Florida. He has worked across the USA, and in more than 135 countries worldwide, for a wide variety of editorial ...

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