Category: SPORTS

Feb 6, 2014

Picture of the Day: Follow the Leader

Picture of the Day: Follow the Leader

FOLLOW THE LEADER Photograph by MATT HUTTON Website | Facebook | Prints available In this perfectly timed photograph by Matt Hutton, we see a dolphin and surfer riding a wave at Jacques Point in Kalbarri, Australia. Hutton, who was kind enough to share this photo with the Sifter earlier this week, said…

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Nov 20, 2013

What the Bobsled Track from the Sarajevo ’84 Olympics Looks Like Today

What the Bobsled Track from the Sarajevo ’84 Olympics Looks Like Today

Photograph by Hedwig Klawuttke The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics will be the first time since 1984 that the winter games will take place in Eastern Europe. The 1984 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIV Olympic Winter Games, took place from 8–19 February 1984 in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, in present-day Bosnia-Herzegovina. It was the first…

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Oct 2, 2013

Here’s What Wingsuit Flying Through a 20 ft Gap at 100 mph Looks Like

Here’s What Wingsuit Flying Through a 20 ft Gap at 100 mph Looks Like

Photograph via JEB CORLISS Website | Facebook | Twitter | Youtube On September 28, 2013, Jeb Corliss, one of the world’s foremost and best-known wingsuit pilots and BASE-jumpers, successfully completed what he says, ‘was the hardest thing I’ve ever done’. Dubbed the Flying Dagger, Corliss jumped out of an airplane and flew through a…

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Oct 1, 2013

The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

*UPDATE 12/17/2013* THE TOP 100 ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ FOR 2013 HAVE JUST BEEN PUBLISHED! CHECK IT OUT! At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic Top 100 at the end of the year (check out the ‘Top 100 POTDs for…

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Aug 27, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Power of the Ocean

Picture of the Day: The Power of the Ocean

THE POWER OF THE OCEAN Photograph by NATHAN GIBBS Flickr | Twitter | Blog Seen here is a menacing looking wave off the coast of Todos Santos Island in Ensenada, Mexico. The wave was one of many big waves spotted at the Todos Santos Big Wave Event on February 28, 2010. The…

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Jul 27, 2013

What the Inside of Golf Balls Look Like

What the Inside of Golf Balls Look Like

Photograph by JAMES FRIEDMAN Website | Facebook James Friedman is a teacher, curator, editor and photographer from the United States. He received his BFA from Ohio State University and was one of five students accepted into the experimental graduate program, Toward a Whole Photography, at MIT. He later earned his Masters in Photography from…

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Jun 29, 2013

Picture of the Day: F1 Pit Stop from Above

Picture of the Day: F1 Pit Stop from Above

Photograph by JAMEY PRICE Website | 500px | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram In this perfectly timed photograph by Jamey Price entitled Poetry in Motion, we see the Marussia F1 Team doing a practice pit stop with Max Chilton during F1 pre-season testing at Barcelona. There are tons of fascinating details about pit stops…

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Jun 6, 2013

Picture of the Day: Inside a Hot Air Balloon

Picture of the Day: Inside a Hot Air Balloon

INSIDE A HOT AIR BALLOON Photograph by MARK FREEMAN #408 In this amazing capture by Rockstar-sponsored athlete, Mark Freeman #408, we get to see the inside of a hot air balloon. The photo was taken with a GoPro camera on a pole, as he embarked on a hot air balloon ride with…

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May 29, 2013

Picture of the Day: Underwater Perfection

Picture of the Day: Underwater Perfection

UNDERWATER PERFECTION Photograph by SARAH LEE Website | Flickr | Facebook In this perfectly timed underwater photograph by Sarah Lee, we see Alison from alisonsadventures.com swimming underneath a passing wave. For the astute, you’ll also notice a surfer above (far right) cruising by at the exact same time. The photo was taken…

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May 28, 2013

Picture of the Day: A Sea of People

Picture of the Day: A Sea of People

A SEA OF PEOPLE Photograph by optickarma on Flickr In this beautiful long exposure photograph by optickarma, we see fans heading home after an England vs Holland friendly at Wembley Stadium on Feb. 29, 2012. The police officers on horseback are clearly not moving much, which really adds to the dramatic effect…

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