‘Aerial Ballet’ at Cardiff State Beach.

Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Aerial Ballet” by Nick Paoni.
Location: Cardiff State Beach, California.
“A surfer appears to be dancing in the air as he jumps off the lip of a wave at sunset at Seaside, Cardiff State Beach, California,” says Paoni.
Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests.
Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage.
Source: Photo Of The Day By Nick Paoni – Outdoor Photographer

Uproar over Katherine Switzer running in 1967 Boston Marathon.

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A very brave Katherine Switzer made waves when she entered the Boston Marathon in 1967, at a time when women were not “supposed” to run marathons.
This iconic shot shows Boston Marathon organizer Jock Semple vehemently accosting Switzer to get out of the race.
According to Switzer’s own personal account of the event, Semple swiped at her bib and yelled: “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers”.
via 15 Of History’s Most Bizarre Photos.

‘Floodlit’ at Millmoor Stadium.

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As he drove past the old Rotherham United stadium of Millmoor in 2004, photographer Ian Hughes was so captivated by the light pouring out of it that he jumped out of the car to take a picture.
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See more Images via Pictures of the week: Around the floodlit grounds, by Ian Hughes | Art and design | The Guardian

Surfing a Record Breaking Wave.

Your Shot photographer Tó Mané captured this iconic image of Garrett McNamara, a professional big wave surfer, in Praia do Norte, Nazaré, Portugal.
This image features McNamara breaking his own world record of riding a giant wave by surfing this 100 foot wave.
His original record was riding a wave of 78 foot just two years prior to this image being taken.
Source: Editors’ Spotlight — National Geographic Your Shot