Eric Seals photographs Olympics

Glimpse the 2018 Winter Games through his lens.

ski jumper

Michael Glasder of Team USA soars high and far down the larger of the two jumps at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Stadium. He made this jump during the third heat before the team medal competition.

Detroit Free Press photojournalist Eric Seals, BJ ’93, spent February 2018 in Pyeongchang covering his third Olympics on assignment for USA Today Sports Images. Seals says that covering the Olympics, with its long hours and harsh weather conditions, is an endurance test all its own. “It’s a constant challenge to keep pushing oneself to keep growing, keep being creative through the viewfinder and yet always embrace the moments you’re experiencing and the fun you’re having in those moments.” He says it’s important “to stop every once in a while to take stock, look around at where you are, what you are doing and the total love you still have for this incredible job.”

Olympic luge

A competitor takes the iconic turn 14 during the women’s Olympic luge medal round.

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