Drones are being used to film ski and snowboarding events at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, as you may have noticed. But the use of unmanned aerial vehicles for sports photography is far from a passing gimmick. In fact, you should expect more and more athletic events to be filmed by drone.
The article highlights a few examples:
And this Vine video of a drone by Star alum Evan Woodbery.
We'll add this aerial view of the start of a Tuscaloosa bike ride last summer.