Taking photographs can be a lot of fun and a great way to capture a fun event. While many people like to use their cameras today to take photos, those that excel at truly capturing a moment can take some truly amazing pictures. This is especially true in the world of sports where some amazing things are happening every day. Below are some of the most perfectly timed photos that you will ever see that were taken during some of the most competitive sporting events in the world today.
In this picture, we get to see one of the top ping-pong players in the world in a perfectly timed photo. While many people may play this on a daily basis for fun, this photo shows the incredible amount of intensity that goes into the game once you hit a higher level.
Near Disaster at Baseball Game
Going to a baseball game can be a great way to spend a day. However, you always need to keep your eyes open due to foul balls that occur during the game. One of the even scarier moments can occur if a player accidentally throws his bat. In this perfectly timed photo, we see a bat that was flung into the stands and was heading towards a young child. However, a man in the stands was able to quickly able to react and block it before disaster struck.
One of the most strategic moves in a baseball game is the bunt. While bunting should be something that all pros know how to do, this picture clearly shows that it is not as easy as it looks. In this picture, player for the Milwaukee Brewers accidentally once the ball directly upwards into his face.
Kobe Bryant is well recognized as being one of the best basketball players of all time. Because of this, it is no surprise that fans try to catch a close picture with him whenever they can. In this funny photo, we get to see a woman try to take a quick selfie with Kobe while he is sitting on the bench during a timeout. Hopefully she was able to get a great shot that you can enjoy for years to come.
Swimming is a very competitive sport that is extremely popular especially during the Olympics. In this picture, we get to see close up how competitive and fast the sport can be. In a perfectly timed picture, we get to see a competitive swimmer emerge from below the water for breath as he continues to fight for first place in his race.
Alex Rodriguez, who is frequently referred to as A-Rod, is one of the most dominant baseball players of all time. In this perfectly timed photo, we get to see his candid reaction after be calling called out on strikes while wearing his Yankees uniform. In the picture, it makes it look as if he is making his baseball bat float in between these two hands.
Top Water Skier Scrapes By Surface
While it is not as widely viewed as other competitive sports, competitive water skiing brings out some of the best athletes in the world. In this amazing photo, we get to see one of the top water skiers in the world barely scrape by the surface of the water while we got a perfectly crystal clear reflection of him off of the otherwise calm lake.
While lifting weights is something that many people do or exercise and to blow off steam, it can also be a very competitive sport. In this picture, we are able to see the pure intensity that can go into some of the top competitions. This photograph shows a woman who is just completing a power clean give every effort she has as every hair on her head falls in front of her face.
Competitive bike races are very exciting to watch and stay bring together some amazing athletes as they compete while using every ounce of strength and endurance they have. In this event, we get to see a very heartwarming image of a young girl enjoying the race. In the picture, we get to see her try to run ahead of the race and beat all of the competitors as they continue to fight for their final position.
Broken Yankees Bat
One of the hardest things to do in all of sports is to hit a pitch from a professional baseball player. In this picture, we get to see firsthand how powerful it can be. This image shows a professional hitter playing for the Yankees try and hit a fastball that was high and tight. While he was able to make great contact, the pitch was solid enough to break right through his bat.
This picture maybe one of the stranger pictures that you will ever see in the world of sports. The sport of competitive gymnastics brings out some incredibly flexible and athletic people. This image shows just how incredibly flexible some people can be. While it looks like there is a competitive person that does not even have a head, she is in fact torqued backwards and well on her way to winning a prize.
One sport that many people have been far too afraid to try is boxing. while many people try to avoid it, professional boxers are extremely competitive and can take some very tough punches. In this picture, we see just how powerful one punch from professional boxer can be.
In Spain and some other areas of the world, both fighting continues to be a very popular sport. While some more concerned that it can be cruel to animals, this picture shows that it doesn’t go so well for the humans either. This picture is perfectly timed and continues to show how strong and agile a bull can be.