2015 Photo Contest, Sports, Stories, 2nd prize

Conquering Speed

Photographer

Sergei Ilnitsky

14 December, 2014

Matjaz Pungertar, of Slovenia, in the second competition.

Ski-jumpers in the flight stage of their jump, during the HS134 night event at the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup, in December. Aerodynamics is an important factor in the sport, and strict regulations govern the foil-like suits participants wear.

About

Sergei Ilnitsky

Sergei Ilnitsky is a staff photographer for European Pressphoto Agency (EPA) in Moscow since 2003. He was born in 1974 in the small town of Mariupol, Ukraine. His passion for ph...

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/6
Focal length
53.0 mm
F-Stop
8.0
ISO
400
Camera
Canon EOS-1D X

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