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Ted Szukalski

Gallery of fine art photography.

Australian Open Speed Skating Championships 2008

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You may have noticed I have posted less photos in last two weeks. This is because I was very busy photographing best speed skaters in Australia. Firstly, in NSW Championships and last weekend in Australian Open Speed Skating Championships 2008. These two weekends resulted in close to 5000 photographs. Each had to be processed and tagged with competitors helmet numbers for easy search. This was a very rewarding but very tedious task.

Pictured here are (from right to left) Ben Southee (344 Australian Champion), followed by 164 Lachlan Hay and 138 Jeremy Beck.

Ben Southee – NSW Champion 2008

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Here is another NSW short track speed skating champion for 2008: Ben Southee. Ben seems to win his races without an effort which must be very demoralising for his opponents.

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