Wayde van Niekerk for Adidas - shot by Duncan Nicholls

In May, Duncan Nicholls had the privilege of photographing World & Olympic 400m champion (and World Record holder) Wayde Van Niekerk for Adidas.   With both of them being life long Liverpool FC football fans, they clicked straight away. 

Showcasing Duncan's signature intensity yet intimacy with his athlete portraits, here's the opening shot from that series.    

 

Wayde van Niekerk