Top snaps of UK's top sailors
Skandia Team GBR, has commissioned an exhibition of photography of Britain’s top sailors, which has opened at the gallery@oxo on London’s South Bank.
Featuring 14 of Britain’s best medal prospects for 2012, including Olympic gold medallists Ben Ainslie, Iain Percy, Paul Goodison and Pippa Wilson, this collection of images, shot by war photographer Robert Wilson, will be on display until Sunday 4 October.
The images featured in the exhibition can also be viewed in a virtual gallery online at www.skandia.co.uk/www.skandia.co.uk/> , which includes the full selection of 50 shots and an interview with Wilson.
For five days Robert Wilson and Art Director Greg Horton immersed themselves in a Skandia Team GBR training camp at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, giving them “behind-the-scenes” access to Skandia Team GBR’s sailors as they embarked on the path to gold medal glory. The imagery created has successfully captured the dynamism and intensity of this talented group of athletes and showcases the varied and demanding nature of Olympic class sailing in an innovative and original fashion.