Winter Games: picture of the day
Reuters North America news pictures editor Gary Hershorn writes of this Mike Blake shot of snowboard halfpipe winner Shaun White:
Context and perspective are the key to this picture, which gives a beautiful illustration of the height the snowboarders achieve against the environment they’re in.
Original caption: Shaun White of the U.S. competes during the men’s halfpipe qualifying on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake