The slideshow consists of pictures taken of the DU’s Men Club Rugby team during their Pacific West Championship that took place April 6th and 7th at Infinity Park in Glendale. I mainly focused on the team celebrating because their win on Sunday meant they were now champions and headed to Nationals. I was trying to capture the joy and pride the team exuberated after their glorious wins. This win is a huge moment for DU Rugby and these photos are trying to express to the viewers what an accomplish winning the Pac West Championship is.
The DU Men’s Club Rugby team became Pac West Regional Champions after winning their two games this weekend in Glendale. Their defeat against Cal Maritime on Saturday and Occidental College on Sunday advanced them to the final four.
This is the first time the DU Rugby Team has even made it to the Pac West Championship. They are now headed to the National semi-finals where they will compete to be crowned National Champions. Continue reading
The photos I chose were mostly trying to represent abstract ideas that the interviews discussed. It was difficult for me to find things to take pictures of, especially because both sports teams were away on competitions a lot which made photographing them a challenge. Continue reading
My topic for the Final Cut Pro slideshow was on the University Ski Bus, which takes DU students to different mountains every weekend. I took photos of George Cooper, founder of the University Ski Bus, students on the bus, different shots on the mountain, preparation for the departure, and more. I wanted George to tell people more about the company through his interviews, and what customers can expect. I also wanted him to talk about the differences between last year and this year. Continue reading
The photos that I chose tell the story of what travel consists of on the road for the Denver Men’s Basketball team. These pictures give an in depth look at look at what the daily activities are that occur on the road. Because of some of the team rules, I was not able to take pictures in certain areas, for example during pre-game meals or practices on the road. Continue reading
This slideshow focuses on the ways in which athletes on the University of Denver Men’s Basketball prepare for school. The goal of these photos is to show everyone that there are some programs available to help these athletes, but they are generally pressed for time with practice and travel. Continue reading
Student Athletes at every University face the same diffictult task. While trying to stay on top of their game, they have little to no time for school work. With a vigirous practice and travel schedule, competition for some of these student athletes have evolved off the court as well.
Outside of school, athletes have to balance practice, travel, weights, film, training room hours and competition.
From the outside looking in, student athletes may appear to receive royal treatment due to their frequent out-of–town competition getaways and free gear, but one way or the other, it is all earned. Continue reading