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The Week in Sports Pictures: August 13 - 19

Australia's Wallabies' Kurtley Beale reacts after being defeated by New Zealand All Blacks in their Bledisloe Cup rugby union test match in Sydney Aug. 18.
Australia's Wallabies' Kurtley Beale reacts after being defeated by New Zealand All Blacks in their Bledisloe Cup rugby union test match in Sydney Aug. 18.Daniel Munoz / Reuters
A skier competes during the 22nd edition of the summer ski jumping world cup Courchevel Grand Prix, on Aug. 15 in Courchevel, French Alps.
A skier competes during the 22nd edition of the summer ski jumping world cup Courchevel Grand Prix, on Aug. 15 in Courchevel, French Alps.Jeff Pachoud / AFP - Getty Images

Australia's Wallabies' Kurtley Beale reacts after being defeated by New Zealand All Blacks in their Bledisloe Cup rugby union test match in Sydney Aug. 18.
Australia's Wallabies' Kurtley Beale reacts after being defeated by New Zealand All Blacks in their Bledisloe Cup rugby union test match in Sydney Aug. 18.Daniel Munoz / Reuters

Athletes catch some air and Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez throws a perfect game in The Week in Sports Pictures. Click on the above image to launch the slideshow and tell us what you think of this week's selection in a comment below or on Twitter @NBCNewsPictures.

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