Short, tall, fast, young and old: How a select few athletes of multiple shapes, ages and size use their bodies and minds to best advantage.
No. 1 paid vs No. 32
The U.S. Open singles champions earned $3 million as part of an event-record $38.3 million purse. But how much money was distributed to the rest of the players? This piece shows how the year-to-date earnings for the No.1 vs. No. 32 highest earners stack up in tennis–and a selection of other sports.
What the NFL can learn from rugby; a better way of tackling
This piece illustrates the differences between rugby and football tackling. Each sequence was made into an animated gif for the online and mobile display (example below)
Bringing Heat – the 100 mph Fastball
Stress a pitcher's body experiences when throwing a 90 mile-per-hour-plus fastball. Included into the America's Best Infographics book collection for 2014.
NBA's Greatest Innovators
A handful of basketball players over the years dominated in such unique ways that they changed how the game is played.
Turning Flaws into Gold – Winter Olympics
By definition, every Olympian is an elite athlete — even the curlers in their way — but that doesn’t mean that each of them was born with a perfect body. Interactive shows four athletes and how they managed to turn their physiques to best advantage.
Conference Realignment – NCAA Basketball
There has been a major realignment in NCAA basketball conferences in recent years. This chart shows some of the major conference moves.
The Launch Position – Miguel Cabrera
Cabrera's ever-changing stances have brought increasing exposure to a school of hitting that largely ignores nearly everything but one moment during the swing. Here's his power position.
Biggest, Fastest, Strongest – Olympics
The outliers of 2012 Olympics.
The Best of the Best – NBA Sharpshooter
What makes Stephen Curry the best high-volume 3-point shooter in the history of the NBA?
The Giant Trevally: Making Your Cast Count
Fly fishermen flock to the exotic Pacific atoll for a chance to fight the elusive giant trevally. When targeting shallow water GT on the fly, you may only have a few seconds to make a cast. This step-by-step diagram shows how to make that cast count.
Wall Street Journal – Features/News
Dark Markets — High-frequency Traders
This piece was part of an ongoing WSJ series on dark market trading showing how high-frequency traders step in front of orders by ordinary investors. We wanted to build the steps into a story board dark comic, creating characters out of both the high-frequency trade and ordinary trade. The narrative was a real challenge but gave readers a unique experience from our usual stock-trader infographics.
Battlefield Advances — The Iraq War
New military technology used in the Iraq War.
What Smartphone Size is Best for Your Hand?
The Length of your thumb and index finger mean some phones will be more comfortable to use. Readers can follow these steps to see how phones with small, medium and large screens fit their hands.
This piece highlights four new steak cuts now found in restaurants and grocery stores priced between premium steaks and inexpensive ground beef.
Field & Stream Magazine
Here's a few of my digital paintings from a large series for Tag Heuer. Artwork is hand-drawn in pencil then digitally painted in Adobe illustrator and layered for animation. The art looks hand drawn, but retains its vector quality so it can be scaled to use for everything from post cards to billboards.