About the Book
This forty page book of photography from the 'Olympic Spirit Project’ is created through a love of sport and the examination of human emotion. Mariska Richters creates a dramatic collection of images that captures the diverse expression of international pride and Olympic spirit from around the world. Mariska’s work tells a powerful story through captured moments where lives are changed and memories of a lifetime are made.
In this collection, Mariska gives us an intimate glimpse into Olympic Spirit that makes the Olympic experience so memorable. For more images and the stories behind them, please visit www.mariskarichters.com/sochi2014
Mariska Richters is a freelance photographer and blogger whose collection of works can be found at mariskarichters.com and across various online social networks. Raised in the Cowichan Valley in British Columbia, Canada, Mariska’s passion for capturing the human experience through images and words was born from her experience at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Mariska has attended three Olympics to date (2010, 2012, and 2014), and aspires to continue the Olympic Spirit Project in future. Mariska’s photography inspiration stems from the mentoring and support of her father Pim Richters.