Favorite photos from Paralympics Track Cycling World Championshps
The Paralympics Track Cycling World Championships was the first time I’d ever shot an international competition. It was exciting to see top athletes from around the world coming to our local velodrome to compete and set world records.
This first photo is of Damian Alfonso of Cuba, who was severely injured when he tried to retrieve a kite caught in power lines. He simply rests his arms on the handlebars.
This is Craig Griffin, coach of the U.S. Paralympic Team, urging on Aaron Jacob Trent.
The Chinese team was young and enthusiastic. The entire team came to the rail together to cheer on their teammate.
Lisa Turnbull pilots Karissa Whitsell for the United States.
A Chinese time trial silver medalist.
Laura Sobchik gave it everything she had in the 3-kilometer time trial. This was her first international competition.
The amazing Sarah Storey of Great Britain, who won gold in all of her individual events.
Mike Farrell walks to the start. The expression on his face tells it all.
Italian legend Roberto Chiappa pilots Andrea Palantrini.
Pete Billington and Chester Triplett.
Craig Maclean and Anthony Kappes set a world record.
A Spanish rider is comforted after he crashes in the team sprint.
After a few minutes he gets back to the start line and gets a talk from his coach.
Britain vs. Spain. Britain won the competition.
Team sprint podium
Greta Neimanas in the final sprint for gold in the scratch race.
Greta wins gold.
The Netherlands vs. Britain
Allison Jones muscles her bike around the track.
Allison Jones and Greta Neimanas medal on the first day.