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Going airborne in football.

Discussion in 'Sports Photography' started by jStat, Aug 3, 2009.

  1. jStat

    jStat

    Dec 11, 2007
    Janesville, WI
    While Runningbacks may be better suited on terra firma, they sure do make a neat sight catching air.

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  2. tjk60

    tjk60

    Dec 4, 2007
    troy, mi
    Agreed....
     
  3. Jeff Mims

    Jeff Mims

    May 25, 2005
    Mississippi
    Excellent!
     
  4. why put your arm down? seems like a good way to get it broke

    very nice capture
     
  5. shtarka1

    shtarka1

    Feb 1, 2008
    Boston
    Excellent Flight!
     
  6. tjk60

    tjk60

    Dec 4, 2007
    troy, mi
    RBs put the hand down to try and stay in play. If they land with just hand and feet, they can recover and continue to run. Any other body part hits the ground, play over....
     
  7. make sense but, yikes lol

    they should just do front flips then
     
  8. jStat

    jStat

    Dec 11, 2007
    Janesville, WI

    That's correct. The hand goes down so that they may find the appropriate leverage with which to regain their footing. Suffice it to say, this player was down when he landed.
     
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