Chinese Weightlifters Prepare

China is a traditional powerhouse when it comes to weightlifting competitions at Olympic level, with the athletes having already set several Olympic and world records. At the Sydney 2000 Games, the women’s team swept all four events it entered –the first year that Chinese women were permitted to compete. (via ibtimes) Photo: Kevin Frayer

Chinese Weightlifters Prepare

Winning a spot on China’s Olympic weightlifting squad can be more difficult than the Olympics itself. Photo: Kevin Frayer


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Candid Moments with Forest Creatures

At the age of only 21, budding wildlife photographer, Konsta Punkka, has proven himself wildly capable of capturing affectionate portraits at extremely close quarters of squirrels, birds, foxes, and other woodland animals. (via Colossal)

Candid Moments with Forest Creatures

“My main goal always is to try to capture the emotions and feelings my animals feel while I take the photos of them.” – Konsta Punkka


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