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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Flying I'm Going

"Recortes" is an incredibly dangerous tradition of non-violent dodging where local people ("recortadores") compete at dodging completely unrestrained fighting bulls for the ultimate adrenaline rush. The barehanded, unprotected participants are all the time on the verge or being gored or rammed by the bulls, which aren't physically hurt at all.

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Date Taken: 05.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Madrid, Spain
Copyright: © Carlos Ramón Bonilla