Sports Metaphors

On your mark, get set, GO! This collection is packed with symbolic references related to everyday life using popular sports as the venue to convey the messages. Success, failure, determination and teamwork are just some of the many metaphors displayed in these outstanding, carefully thought out clips of various plays. Sports include boxing, basketball, track and field, football and baseball. Collection contains 44 clips.
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Number of Clips: 44

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SM101 28:24
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SM101: Slow-motion close view of sweating boxer throwing punches against bag in gym

Keywords: Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Lifestyles, adult, adults, athlete, athletes, box, boxer, boxers, boxes, boxing, game, games, glove, gloves, gym, gyms, male, males, man, men, people, person, persons, punch, punches, punching, slow motion, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sporting game, sporting games, sports, training, work-out, work-outs, working out

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SM102 10:00
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SM102: Two opposing basketball players dribbling and guarding, seen from shoulders down

Keywords: African American, African American ethnicity, African-Americans, Black, Blacks, Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Lifestyles, adult, adults, athlete, athletes, ball, balls, basketball, basketballs, footwork, game, games, male, males, man, men, people, person, persons, play, player, players, playing, plays, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sports

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SM103 10:21
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SM103: Overhead slow-motion view through basketball hoop: ball going in

Keywords: Lifestyles, backboard, backboards, ball, balls, basketball, basketballs, court, courts, game, games, gym, gyms, hoop, hoops, net, nets, perfection, shot, shots, slow motion, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sports, success, successes, successful

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SM104 06:04
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SM104: Overhead slow-motion view through basketball hoop: ball not going in

Keywords: Lifestyles, backboard, backboards, ball, balls, basketball, basketballs, court, courts, game, games, gym, gyms, hoop, hoops, net, nets, nsuccessful, rebound, rebounding, rebounds, shot, shots, slow motion, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sports

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SM105 11:14
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SM105: Runner sprinting toward camera on a cinder track

Keywords: Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Lifestyles, athlete, athletes, athletic, athletics, game, games, male, males, man, men, muscle, muscles, people, person, persons, run, runner, runners, running, runs, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sports, sprint, sprinter, sprinters, sprinting, sprints, track, track and field, tracks

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SM106 24:02
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SM106: Slow-motion hurdlers racing toward camera

Keywords: African American, African American ethnicity, African-Americans, Black, Blacks, Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Lifestyles, athlete, athletes, athletic, athletics, game, games, hurdle, hurdler, hurdlers, hurdles, hurdling, jump, jumper, jumpers, jumping, jumps, male, males, man, men, muscle, muscles, people, person, persons, race, racer, racers, races, run, runner, runners, running, runs, slow motion, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sports, sprint, sprinter, sprinters, sprinting, sprints, track, track and field, track meet, track meets, tracks, young adult, young adults

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SM107 18:10
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SM107: Close-up feet and legs of runners at starting line, slow motion

Keywords: African American, African American ethnicity, African-Americans, Black, Blacks, Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Lifestyles, athlete, athletes, athletic, athletics, feet, foot, game, games, group, groups, leg, legs, male, males, man, men, muscle, muscles, people, person, persons, race, racer, racers, races, racing, run, runner, runners, running, runs, shoe, shoes, slow motion, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sports, start, starting line, starting lines, track, track and field, track meet, track meets, tracks, warm-up, warm-ups, warming up, young adult, young adults

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SM108 13:21
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SM108: Close-up of runners' faces at starting line, slow motion

Keywords: African American, African American ethnicity, African-Americans, Black, Blacks, Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Lifestyles, athlete, athletes, athletic, athletics, boy, boys, game, games, group, groups, male, males, man, men, people, person, persons, profile, profiles, race, racer, racers, races, racing, run, runner, runners, running, runs, slow motion, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sports, start, starting line, starting lines, track, track and field, track meet, track meets, tracks, young adult, young adults

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SM109 08:11
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SM109: Camera dollying left past runners crouching at the starting line

Keywords: African American, African American ethnicity, African-Americans, Black, Blacks, Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Lifestyles, athlete, athletes, athletic, athletics, boy, boys, game, games, group, groups, male, males, man, men, people, person, persons, race, racer, racers, races, racing, run, runner, runners, running, runs, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sports, start, starting line, starting lines, track, track and field, track meet, track meets, tracks, young adult, young adults

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SM110 14:10
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SM110: Four runners leaving the starting blocks, viewed at ground level in slow motion

Keywords: African American, African American ethnicity, African-Americans, Black, Blacks, Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Lifestyles, athlete, athletes, athletic, athletics, boy, boys, game, games, group, groups, male, males, man, men, people, person, persons, race, racer, racers, races, racing, run, runner, runners, running, runs, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sports, start, starting line, starting lines, track, track and field, track meet, track meets, tracks, young adult, young adults

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SM111 12:22
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SM111: Legs rounding a curve on a cinder track, passing camera in slow motion

Keywords: African American, African American ethnicity, African-Americans, Black, Blacks, Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Lifestyles, athlete, athletes, athletic, athletics, feet, foot, group, groups, leg, legs, male, males, man, men, people, person, persons, race, racer, racers, races, racing, run, runner, runners, running, runs, shoe, shoes, slow motion, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sports, track, track and field, track meet, track meets, tracks, young adult, young adults

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SM112 10:24
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SM112: Camera dollies left past women runners at a starting line, slow motion

Keywords: Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Lifestyles, athlete, athletes, athletic, athletics, female, females, girl, girls, group, groups, people, person, persons, race, racer, racers, races, racing, run, runner, runners, running, runs, slow motion, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sports, track, track and field, track meet, track meets, tracks, woman, women, young adult, young adults

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SM113 18:10
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SM113: Women runners lined up awaiting the starting gun, slow motion

Keywords: Asian, Asian ethnicity, Asians, Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Lifestyles, athlete, athletes, athletic, athletics, female, females, girl, girls, group, groups, people, person, persons, profile, profiles, race, racer, racers, races, racing, readiness, ready, run, runner, runners, running, runs, slow motion, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sports, track, track and field, track meet, track meets, tracks, woman, women, young adult, young adults

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SM114 09:01
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SM114: Woman relay racer dropping the baton, switch from real-time to slow motion

Keywords: Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Lifestyles, athlete, athletes, athletic, athletics, baton, batons, fail, fails, failure, female, females, fumble, fumbles, girl, girls, hand-off, hand-offs, people, person, persons, race, racer, racers, races, racing, relay, relays, run, runner, runners, running, runs, slow motion, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sports, timing, track, track and field, track meet, track meets, tracks, woman, women, young adult, young adults

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SM115 04:04
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SM115: Slow-motion close view of female hands exchanging the baton in a relay race

Keywords: Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Lifestyles, athlete, athletes, athletic, athletics, baton, batons, female, females, girl, girls, hand-off, hand-offs, people, person, persons, race, racer, racers, races, racing, relay, relays, run, runner, runners, running, runs, slow motion, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sports, success, successes, successful, teamwork, timing, track, track and field, track meet, track meets, tracks, woman, women, young adult, young adults

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SM116 13:16
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SM116: Winners of women's relay congratulating teammates

Keywords: African American, African American ethnicity, African-Americans, Black, Blacks, Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Lifestyles, athlete, athletes, athletic, athletics, congratulating, congratulation, congratulations, female, females, girl, girls, group, groups, hug, hugging, hugs, people, person, persons, sport, sporting event, sporting events, sports, team, team spirit, team spirits, teammate, teammates, teams, teamwork, track, track and field, track meet, track meets, winner, winners, winning, woman, women, young adult, young adults

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