participants are confined to a small space (unlike Soccer or Hockey)
providing us with great emotional closeups.
Second my son Tyler was wrestling in the event.
and fast shutter speeds are the order of the day. I shot a few images before Tylers matches to try and gage
the light levels. I was trying to keep my ISOs as low as possible shutter speed as fast as possible and in the middle
of the F range somewhere. That didn't work out to good.
for a medal. Friday's matches went from 9am until 9pm to get as many of the elimination rounds done
so on Saturday the finals could be started at 2pm.
Drum Band and words from the event host, Cowichan Wrestling's Coach Nick Zuback.
With the Announcers command
The tourniment was on!
This photo illustrates something I read recently about winning.
The emotions associated with winning, first, second and third place. First place, Gold metal undoubtedly a great place to be, note the smile on Faye's face, Silver, strangely is filled with regret, "oh so
close, why didn't I try harder to get Gold", Bronze, back to happiness "I am on the podium".
Ever feel like that?
after trying so hard to achieve something.
Reaching the pinnacle of any sport is, practicing, perfecting and preforming to be on top of the heap.