A picture can express a thousand words if it is captured correctly. There is no doubt that any sports played in this world require high intensity. Men and women dedicate a lot of their time and energy to excel in their respective sports. So, with a powerful camera, there are some pictures taken that show us some of the strangest, worst, and best of moments of the sporting world.
1. Headless Gymnast?
When it comes to the sport that requires most flexibility, gymnastic wins a big margin. After all, gymnasts have to control their bodies in such unimaginable positions that everyone can’t believe their eyes.
The Venezuelan gymnast, Katherine Coronel, is showing everyone how rhythmic gymnastics is performed.
2. Hard Skull for a Hard Sport
Bull riding is a professional sport that is not for the faint of heart. It can be a really painful profession with a lot of risks involved including life-threating injuries.
In this picture, the guy is thrown off by a bull and his expression tells it all.
3. Always Keep Your Eyes on the Ball
Although it is important to keep your eyes on the ball, the pitcher is at fault here and not the hitter.
Nevertheless, the hitter needs to keep all his focus on the ball so that accident such as these could be avoided.
4. “Look out! Oh, Never Mind”
When you go to a baseball game and decide to take a selfie while looking away from the game, you are basically inviting an accident to happen.
We just hope that she recovered quickly from this inevitable blow.
5. Super Kick by A Super Player
Who isn’t familiar with Cristiano Ronaldo? He is known for his amazing football skills and powerful kicks. He is like a machine and he has shown on numerous occasions that he is one of the best football players in the world.
In this picture, Ronaldo’s impressive kick astonished everyone; even the opponent team players.
6. Perfect Expression Doesn’t Exist, Oh Wait!
This picture shows the expression of someone who has trained for many years to come this far.
It shows a person who is about to dive into the water.
7. Is Biting Allowed in Wrestling?
Although wrestling is a serious sport that requires beating the opponent, it doesn’t mean that you could bite your opponent.
It is obvious that this sort of action is not allowed in the game, but this Japanese wrestler is walking on thin ice with such action.
8. Floating Baseball Bat
New Yorkers can vouch for Alex Rodriguez’s ability to do some really crazy, unbelievable and magical stuff whenever he plays.
This picture just shows us that maybe magic does play a role in this game.
9. A Powerful Hit
These two UFC fighters had a good fight, but this one punch tells the entire story of the match. This picture doesn’t depict that there is all distress and pain in this sport.
Needless to say, this scene looks more like a chiropractic adjustment.
10. That Must’ve Hurt
A baseball bat is really strong and it doesn’t break so easily. But this baseball bat was weak and that’s why it got tossed back.
We just hope that nothing serious happened to the player.
11. Concentrate Michelle!
Michelle Obama was exercising with the women of USA Tennis when this picture was taken.
Apparently, she was slow to react on the ball that was hit at her. Thankfully, it wasn’t the baseball.
12. The Face Says It All
Who knew beach volleyball could cause such fear in the eyes of someone. This player knows that the player can’t do anything as the ball is just too close to her face.
We just hope that the impact wasn’t as painful as this picture suggests.
13. Flexibility at Its Absolute Best
There is no other sport aside from gymnastic that requires as much flexibility as it is needed for figure skating.
In this picture, a beautiful figure skater is showing her flexibility with a bent over backward pose. Her expression is just priceless.
14. Getting Spanked
Although it is just a perfect illusion, one can get scared from Cricket after seeing this picture.
Well, no one spanks you for not playing good cricket, but it can be really painful if cricket bat is used for spanking.
15. Digging Something?
Lebron James is one of the wealthiest NBA stars and also a powerful figure, but it doesn’t mean that he can’t do something most of us do in private.
We just hope that he found whatever he was looking for.
16. That Looks Painful
Doggo nose boops are adorable, but this type of nose boop is not cute at all.
Well, this rugby player was caught mini-seconds before getting hit on the face with the rugby ball. It must’ve been a painful blow.
17. A Sight to Behold
A lot of photos have been taken at the Christ the Redeemer statue. But this spectacular photo was taken at such an excellent timing that it had to be included in our list.
As the plane is imitating the pose of the statue, one wonders whether the picture was taken intentionally or not.
18. Getting More Than What He Bargained For
Many men get injured at the Annual Pamplona Bullfights. After all, bullfighting is not a joke and it involves the risk of some serious injuries.
As this sport is not getting banned even after so many life-threating injuries, this guy was at the receiving end of something that may even force him to end his career.
19. Amazed To Be the King
When you are on the basketball court, make sure you do not mess with the referee as it is that one authority that can banish anyone from the court.
Sometimes, referees do start to feel like kings at court.
20. Face Expressions Tell It All
Throwing a super heavy iron ball requires a lot of strength. This player has definitely dedicated a lot of effort into coming this far.
His expressions tell the story of his struggles and dedication.
21. It’s a Good Time to Swim
This surfer had no plans to dive into the water, but this is life and not everything goes as planned.
This picture shows how everything went against his wishes. A lesson for everyone!
22. Dual Careers
It seems as if a model decided to play a sport that is miles away from his profession.
As this footballer managed to take the ball away from other players, it makes one wonder is it a shoot for a commercial.