At today’s Big Air final I shot 3,601 frames, sending in the best ones from my position. When we got the cameras that shot 30 frames per second* I quickly realized – it would be crazy not to drive these at full speed. And yeah, RAW.

*Sony A1

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Nathan Chen competes in the short program, figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Caroline Claire competes in the big air qualification round at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics at the National Stadium ,the Bird’s Nest, in Beijing on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Cole McDonald (USA) competing in Men’s Moguls at Zhangjiakou Genting Snow Park during the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022.

the bottle of water in my jacket pocket froze solid while photographing Cole McDonald at moguls in Zhangjiakou the other night. that’s a first.

I’m so intrigued by this space at the hotel in Beijing.

Was there a time where groups of people would sit around this set of couches outside their rooms, hanging out and (probably) smoking cigarettes?

Let’s hope so.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) A worker at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics films a passing bus at Beijing Capital International Airport on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022.