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.
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”.
Guillermo Satt of Chile in action whilst competing in the Men’s Qualifying Round Two during day five of the ISA World Surfing Games 2017.
Image Credit: Photograph by Michael Steele/Getty Images.
Around the floodlit grounds, by Ian Hughes
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.
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.
Image Credit: Photograph by Vince Caligiuri / Getty Images.
Riders give horses from the Darren Weir stable at Lady Bay Beach a workout ahead of the Warrnambool Racing Carnival in Warrnambool, Victoria.