[Pics] Striking Images of a Team of Acrobats

[Pics] Striking Images of a Team of Acrobats

A recent TIME article highlighted the growing sport referred to as "acro," which is acrobatics and tumbling. The article explains that these athletes are striving to be taken more seriously. The sport is looking to distance itself from cheerleading, and the photos needed to show just that. Photographer Holly Andres went to the University of Oregon to capture images for the story. Her approach was to shoot high contrast black and whites from dramatic angles. See some of the final images below:




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I feel sick...

Nick Viton's picture

it's called gymnastics

They need wingsuits.

THE GREAT ZEEE's picture

shooting this in black and white was genius