HOT BLAST: Droning from more than sportscasters
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A drone camera follows Norway's Aleksander Aurdal during the men's ski slopestyle final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the 2014 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
A drone camera follows Norway's Aleksander Aurdal during the men's ski slopestyle final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the 2014 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
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The Atlantic boldly declares The Future of Sports Photography: Drones.

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.

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