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Olympic favorite photo: Historic jump

Published February 12, 2014 4:56 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

My favorite picture from Tuesday comes from one of the events I have been looking forward to covering the most during the Olympics. Women's ski jumping made its debut here in Sochi, and we had three women competing from Park City. This is the moment before Sarah Hendrickson's first jump. I like the feeling of anticipation before she takes off, knowing that these women have been fighting for eight years to get their sport into the Olympics.

Technical Specs

Camera • Nikon D4

Lens (mm) • 600

ISO • 3200

Aperture • 4.5

Shutter • 1/2500

- Chris Detrick