With the Olympics just around the corner, we thought we’d roundup some of the great sports photography books by Blurbarians. From surfing the streets of Seattle to sailing the waters off Naples, you guys have really been giving yourselves – and your creativity – a workout. On your marks, get set, go!
Seattle photographer Patricia Ridenour proves that, in synchronized swimming, what happens under the water is just as striking as what happens above it.
Here’s a trip back in time to public pools in Germany in 1984 and 1985, featuring some amazing retro swim caps.
This book isn’t just a collection of great shots of skaters in Seattle, it’s a guide to finding the best rides in each neighborhood.
But if you want to see people shredding some real waves, check out this amazing photo book from Mexico.
Photographer Grégory Niro takes us to the rodeo in style.
John Mangino, I Sail Media
Sailing a boat in America’s Cup may not be on most people’s to-do list, but it’s so beautiful to behold that we’re putting it on our must-see list.
And last, but not least, a look at the astounding aesthetics of rhythmic gymnastics. How do people even do this?
Thanks for sharing these books with the world, guys. If we could, we’d give a gold medal to each one!