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2019 Crazy Monkey Kettlebell Competition

This last weekend I had the privilege of shooting the 2019 International Kettlebell Organization USA National Championship hosted by Crazy Monkey USA for the 3rd straight year. This has quickly became one of my highlights of the summer. Not only do these athletes train like animals, but they also leave it all on the platform. It’s awesome to see the athletes putting in work. Many competed for the first time and others broke personal records. Overall with, Saiko Shima-Kolesar taking the lead, this is one of he best organized events I’ve ever shot with everything running like clockwork!

Here’s a few of my faves from this years comp.

Full gallery…https://www.mattferrisphotos.com/2019-Crazy-Monkey-Kettlebell-Competition

Maternity x Fitness

One of the more fun projects I’ve been able to work on right here. I was stoked when Katherine reached out to me with the idea of doing a fitness related maternity shoot based around her love of boxing and kettlebells. She’s a total savage with doing this shoot 20 days out from her due date!! One day I want to be half a cool as Katherine.

Eatonville Dance Studio

If there’s one thing to photograph that’s really growing on me, it would be dance. These dancers have so many similarities to the normal athlete portraits that’s part of my normal work, yet the amounts of grace is almost unbelievable to witness. It’s a real pleasure working both sides of the spectrum from raw and gritty fighters, to the fluidity of dance. Here’s a few highlights from our shoot with a few of the talented dancers from Eatonville Dance Studio

Ivan Salaverry MMA

Always humbled to be brought in on projects such as this.  My long time friend, Dan Dejos hired me about 4 years ago to shoot for Ivan Salaverry to launch their new website. A couple weeks ago he brought me back out to shoot for their website refresh. Hoping we'll get to do it again in another 4 years! Hahaha
Check out their site at https://www.ivansalaverrymma.com