Fabrice COFFRINI – Winner 2019 AIJS Prix Armando Trovati

Sölden, Austria October the 25th – 2019

Fabrice COFFRINI a photographer for Agence France-Presse is the winner of the second edition of the AIJS Photo Ski Contest Prix Armando Trovati for his photograph of American Lindsey Vonn competing during the Women’s Downhill at the 2019 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships at the National Arena in Are, Sweden on February 10, 2019.

Fabrice Coffrini, born in 1967, in Switzerland has led the photo operations in Switzerland for Agence France-Presse since 2005. He has covered nine FIS Alpine World Ski Championships and nine Olympics (winter and summer), he also covered regularly the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup the last 25 years.


US Lindsey Vonn competes during the Women’s Downhill event of the 2019 FIS Alpine Ski World Championships at the National Arena in Are, Sweden on February 10, 2019. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP)

He set up a remote to do this photograph.

Data of the photograph:

Time: 12:33:51,
Model: NIKON D5
Lens (mm): 58
ISO: 640, Aperture: 2.8
Shutter: 1/8000, Exp. Comp.: +1.7
Flash Comp.: 0.0, Program: Manual
Focus Mode: MANUAL, White Bal.: AUTO0
ICC Profile: sRGB Profile, Quality: RAW

AFP photographer from Switzerland Fabrice Coffrini poses, on December 13, 2016 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / Julie SEBADELHA

Fabrice Coffrini: I pictured Lindsey Vonn, the greatest female alpine skiers of all time jumping during the last race of her career with the resort of Are (Sweden) as the landscape and a ray of light shining just on her.”

11 photographs were also selected for the annual exhibition:

Johann Groder (EXPA), Miguel Medina (AFP), Harald Steiner (GEPA), Christian Hartmann (Reuters), Alexis Boichard (Zoom), Leonhard Foeger (Reuters), Alain Grosclaude (Zoom), Jean Christophe Bott (Keystone), Gabriele-Facciotti (Pentaphoto/AP), Gianpaolo-Piazzi, GiovanniAuletta (Pentaphoto/AP).