So what’s it like to photograph the Olympics? The Olympics are more intense than any other event I’ve ever shot. They are the pinnacle of events; an Olympic gold medal opens a lot of doors for athletes in the U.S. The security is crazy to deal with. Nobody has a better seat than the photographer. No one else gets that close to the most exciting skiing in the world.
You spend a lot of time with the ski team, what’s your relationship with them? When I see athletes I’ve been shooting, who I’ve known since they were young and juniors on the team, win an Olympic medal, it’s huge, and really special to share with them.
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