Cold War

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© James Wiley
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In my 'Photojournalism' collection.

While shooting the USA-USSR hockey game at the 1988 Olympics, there was a stoppage in play so I had a quick look around and found this scenario unfolding. I quickly changed the shutter speed on my 180 lens camera from 1/500 to 1/125 and was able to grab this shot.

26 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (25 Jun 2012):

    What a great PJ shot!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (25 Jun 2012):

    i agree with Regenia

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (25 Jun 2012):

    Friggin' Fabulous Fun Find and entry.

  • chuck vona

    chuck vona   gave props (25 Jun 2012):

    I love it, 1988, Flo-Jo is the fastest women alive. What a shot

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (25 Jun 2012):

    Great find & perfect entry!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (26 Jun 2012):

    Great catch and capture.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (26 Jun 2012):

    Love how this guy just nonchalantly peeks under the flag. wonderful capture!

  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (26 Jun 2012):

    A nice touch and a good move.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (27 Jun 2012):

    A prize-winning shot!!!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (27 Jun 2012):

    Excellent shot!!!

  • Bruce Baker

    Bruce Baker   gave props (27 Jun 2012):

    What fun! Great catch.

  • Joe Dunckel

    Joe Dunckel   gave props (28 Jun 2012):

    Awesome, wonderful shot!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (28 Jun 2012):

    Well seen and captured, Bravo!

  • Lori D'Ambrosio

    Lori D'Ambrosio gave props (28 Jun 2012):

    great shot

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (28 Jun 2012):


  • Sam Charupakorn

    Sam Charupakorn gave props (28 Jun 2012):

    Great eye, great catch!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon   gave props (28 Jun 2012):

    A wonderful candid capture.. great shot!

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (30 Jun 2012):


  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (2 Jul 2012):

    Great timing, fun find !

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (2 Jul 2012):


  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (2 Jul 2012):

    Fantastic find and shot and you timed it right.

  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (3 Jul 2012):

    perfect moment.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (4 Jul 2012):

    awesome shot!

  • Thad Zajdowicz

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  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (19 Jul 2012):

    Excellent composition, I like the proximity of the American flag on the symbol of Russia

  • Bernard Reznicek

    Bernard Reznicek gave props (4 Dec 2012):

    I have a CCCP sweatshirt from back in the day. Today, almost all under 30 year olds don't know what it means. Great photo.

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