Gold 2018 Events / Sport

Phoenix Rising. Freestyle Skiing - Aerials At Phoenix Park, Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games

  • Prize
    Gold in Events/Sport
  • Company
    Freelance/corbis (via Getty )
  • Photographer
    Tim Clayton
  • Photo Date
    Beb 16-18th 2018

Phoenix Rising… Freestyle Skiing - Men's and Ladies’ Aerials at Phoenix ParkFor four nights during the Winter Olympics, Phoenix Snow Park, Bokwang, PyeongChang, hosted the worlds best freestyle aerial skiers competing in both the Men’s and Ladies’ competitions. The athletes soared to spectacular heights as they reached for the stardom of Olympic Champions.During competition practice, photographers were allowed to shoot unobtrusively from behind the four meter jumps known as kickers which propel the aerial skiers up to twenty meters the air where they perform multiple flips and twists befor

Tim ClaytonFreelance Sports PhotojournalistTim trained at Yorkshire Post Newspapers in Leeds, UK, his home town for a decade before moving to Australia in 1990 to take up a position as Sports Photographer for The Sydney Morning Herald, which he held for 18 years. Tim left the paper in 2008 to freelance and traveled extensively for four years.His work is represented by Getty Images.