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2012 Olympics By the Numbers

The 2012 London Olympic games have been put to rest! I am back in the states resting for a few days before I head to Brainerd Minnesota to shoot NHRA. Some people will call me crazy only having two days off after covering the the longest sporting event in the world, but being young has it’s advantages!

In this post I am going to break down covering the Olympics by the numbers so everyone gets a little taste of the long 2 1/2 week grind a photographer goes through!

Day in London: 22
Images shot: 59,505
Images filed: 1,380
Avg hours of sleep/night: 5
Double Decker Buses rode: 65
Underground: 15+
Miles walked: 185
Gold Medals Shot: 6
USA Gold Medals: 3
McDonald’s meals eaten: 3
Meals I hate and thew away: 8+
Warm beers drank: 1
Best meal of the trip: Starbucks
Press pins exchanged: 8

That wraps up my 2012 Olympic experience, I have everyone enjoyed my posts during the games and be sure to follow my blog through football season as I attempted to shoot a total of 50 football games between college and NFL.






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