Highlight reels and humorous press conferences may be most entertaining, but it's the creative photographers and their epic action-shots that define the sports realm.
From glaring lights creating an intriguing display to bloopers frozen in time, these awe-inspiring pictures continue to shadow the athletic world.
Now it's time to please your eyes with the most amazing sports shots ever.
Athletics at their finest.
All images from The Beauty of Sports unless noted otherwise.