Postcard from Sochi: Carlos Gonzalez, photographer

  • Article by: CARLOS GONZALEZ , Star Tribune
  • Updated: February 24, 2014 - 1:18 AM

Amid the thaw, an icon of the Olympics reflected off a puddle.

The Olympics are over, and what a ride it has been. I’ve covered a variety of events, some for the first time. Although the days have been long, it has been a pleasure capturing Olympic moments from the world’s top athletes. Documenting them as they compete at this level and capturing their emotion gives a photographer a lot to work with. On a professional note, I am in awe of the amazing work that was produced here on a daily basis. It has been a pleasure to meet and work next to the best sports photographers in the world. Covering the Olympics is a privilege, and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

CARLOS GONZALEZ

See more of Carlos Gonzalez’s photography from Sochi at startribune.com/galleries.













 

  • related content

  • Stilt walking isn’t an event, yet, but it was found in Olympic Park.

  • There’s no getting around the emphasis on nationality.

  • Limbo lower now. U.S. fans celebrated a slopestyle victory.

  • INSTAGRAM OFFERINGS A sample of Carlos gonzaleZ’s POSTINGSSpectating at spectators during a gondola ride up the mountain.

  • Minnesotan Zach Parise and teammates took the ice.

  • Where’s the puck? The glove hand of Canada goalie Carey Price was always a good guess when he sunk the U.S.

  • U.S. snowboarder Jamie Anderson made obvious the glory of winning an Olympic gold medal as she soaked in the cheers and the sun after her slopestyle triumph.

  • The Caucasus Mountains towered over the athletes for 17 days, providing that Winter Games look even when warmth made for an odd Winter Games feel.

  • Artistry, illustrated by Russian couple Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov, drives ice dancing.

  • get related content delivered to your inbox

  • manage my email subscriptions

ADVERTISEMENT

Miami - LP: T. Koehler 5 FINAL
Washington - WP: M. Scherzer 7
Arizona 11 Bottom 6th Inning
Colorado 2
San Diego 5 Top 5th Inning
San Francisco 1
Arizona - R. Ray 5:40 PM
Colorado - J. Lyles
Cincinnati - M. Leake 6:05 PM
Pittsburgh - G. Cole
NY Yankees - C. Sabathia 6:07 PM
Toronto - M. Buehrle
Philadelphia - J. Williams 6:10 PM
Atlanta - M. Foltynewicz
Baltimore - U. Jimenez 6:10 PM
NY Mets - J. deGrom
Tampa Bay - A. Colome 6:10 PM
Boston - J. Masterson
Los Angeles - J. Wieland 7:10 PM
Milwaukee - W. Peralta
Cleveland - C. Carrasco 7:10 PM
Kansas City - D. Duffy
Detroit - A. Simon 7:10 PM
Chicago WSox - C. Sale
Oakland - S. Kazmir 7:10 PM
Minnesota - K. Gibson
Texas - C. Lewis 7:10 PM
Houston - S. Deduno
Chicago Cubs - J. Lester 7:15 PM
St. Louis - L. Lynn
Seattle - R. Elias 9:05 PM
LA Angels - C. Wilson
Chicago 6:00 PM
Cleveland
LA Clippers 8:30 PM
Houston
Montreal 6:00 PM
Tampa Bay
NY Rangers 6:30 PM
Washington
Los Angeles 8:30 PM
Real Salt Lake

ADVERTISEMENT

question of the day

Poll: Predict the outcome of Game 4 for the Wild

Weekly Question

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

 
Close