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1st classified

Gold at the End of the Rainbow
by Phil De Glanville


I found gold at the end of this rainbow as surfer, Ollie Henry, escapes a monster wave off the coast of South West Western Australia.

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Follow Me
by Pierluigi Orler


I took this photo in Bernau, near the Black Forest. The snowcat was marking the new trucks after a snowfall, while two cross-country skiers trained behind him. The image has been overexposed to give this idea of evanescence.

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Highly commended

Wrong Way Buddy!
by John Cowpland


A lone cyclist goes against the tide during the "Big Easy" cycling event in Hawkes Bay. The event attracts hundred to cycle the regions cycle paths on Easter weekend.

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One Shot
by Lampson Karmin Yip


Hong Kong Basketball player Hui Huen Hang Hyman practicing his shoot during Siu Hei Sports ground opening event on July 4, 2020.

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Highly commended

Hockney’s Pool
by Louis Du Pisani


A pool, which reminds me of the painter David Hockney, becomes a space of high command, intensity and flow ultimately becoming the origin of a skatepark. The bowl is sunken into the ground and its walls consist of transitions, a space where skill and flow is of utmost importance....

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Colour Series II
by Ilanna Barkusky


Basketball image from the Colour Series personal project.

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Enjoying Wrestling
by Amitava Chandra


On a holiday when the market is fully-closed, a make-shift ring has been arranged on a narrow-lane of the busiest business-zone. A full-fledged tournament is on and the spectators including hundreds of market-employees, are enjoying the matches in full tempo from some informal ga...

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Two Dragons Celebrate Festival
by Ming Li


During the Spring Festival, in a 700-year-old tulou in Nanjing County, two dragon dance teams prayed together, thus integrating traditional Chinese customs with world-class cultural heritage.

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Tai Ji Performance
by Wujiang Zhu


Tai Chi is a world-class intangible cultural heritage. Because Tai Chi is a type of boxing formed in modern times with many schools and broad masses, it has become a very vital group of Chinese martial arts.The picture is taken from a part of the performance of Beiguwan Taijiquan...

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Synergy
by Mauro Pagliai


An International sledge competition in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Veneto. Synergy between man and dog, snow and water.

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Abyss Tentacles
by Juan Garcia Lucas (pixelecta)


In Aragon there are lands called Cárcavas. They are eroded textures on earth that give us shapes from another planet. A climber ventures down 10 meters and looks out at the tentacles in the abyss.

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Light Athletics
by Zdeněk Vošický


It took me several attempts to make this image. The first element was the black-and-white shot, which makes the lines of the tracks stand out and suppresses any distractions, up to the final image.

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Circle of Life
by Sean Thomas


A couple locals narrowly missed being dragged back underwater after a massive wave breaks on shore. This image shows the aftermath of a wave as it impacted the shoreline.

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Shark Companion
by Ido Meirovich


A lone kayaker is escorted by a group of sharks. Every year from December to April, a school of dusky sharks arrives to the area of Hadera powerplant. The warm cooling water of the plant attract fish and their predators. Kayakers, scubadivers, and swimmers go and look at this uni...

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Racing on Planet Mars
by Joseph Cheires


In Baja California Sur the NORRA (National Off Road Racing Association) event takes place every year and one of the interesting locations of this event is in the city of Loreto, on the dry river "San Telmo", with red sand and natural slopes. The perspective shows a strong resembl...

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Skimboarding at the Wedge
by Sagi Roitfarb


The Wedge is a spot located in Newport Beach, California known for its large wedge shaped waves that make it a popular spot for surfers and Skimboarding- a sport in which a skimboard is used to glide across the water's surface to meet an incoming breaking wave, and ride it back t...

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