Photos: Best of 2014

Feast your eyes on the best shots of the year — curator’s picks — as featured in Slugball during 2014.

Room Full of Poses

A cool interactive shows preposterously difficult yoga poses – Victory Journal

Get a Grip

Crisp black and white images show how the Toronto Blue Jays staff grip the baseball on various pitches – Sportsnet 

Ripple Effects

Fantastic shots of surfing an Alaskan bore tide – The Atlantic

Interior Design

Very cool shots of golf ball cores – James Friedman

Keep Your Eye On the Ball

Ping pong players in deep focus – Hyper Vocal

Petroglyphs

The amazing marks a baseball makes on Fenway Park’s famous Green Monster wall – National Geographic

The Iron Prize

All 48 Super Bowl rings – NFL

Ponies Up

Brilliant shots of competition horses in transit from Europe to Los Angeles – ESPN

Fro-zone

Spectacular shots of ice climbing behind a waterfall in British Columbia – Sportsnet

Southland

A gallery of the biggest swell to hit Los Angeles in over 30 years – Surfer Magazine

Cover shot: Andrew Weibrecht en route to Sochi silver – USA Today Sports Images