The New York Post are in shock today, as news of acclaimed sports photographer, Anthony Causi, has passed away.
Causi, 48, succumbed to the COVID-19 virus. He passed away Sunday at the North Shore University Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Romina, and their children, John and Mia.
“Anthony Causi was our colleague, our friend and a brilliant journalist,” said Stephen Lynch. The editor in chief of the New York Post. “He was, quite simply, one of the best sports photographers in New York City, capturing all the major moments of the past 25 years. Soft-spoken, funny, but most of all kind — he was respected by those he photographed and admired by those with whom he worked.
Causi was a fantastic sports photographer, and captured some iconic shots. His career spanned over twenty-five years, Throughout which, Causi captured the best of the best. The players that call New York home as well as their opponents.
Causi’s portfolio is incredible. His talent undeniable. And his loss monumental. From his intimate portraits of baseball and basketball stars, to his precision combat sports captures. Anthony Causi was the real deal.
He was front and center for some of the biggest sporting events to grace New York state. Somebody I personally looked up to.
Anthony Causi’s final post on his Instagram account said ““I never thought I would get something like this,” the photographer wrote. “I thought I was indestructible. If I do make it out of here. I promise you this the worlds not going to know what hit it.”
The Modern Free Press would like to express its collective condolences to the Causi family. Gone, but never forgotten.
A GoFundMe account has been set up for the Causi family in wake of Anthony’s passing. Please find it here.