14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Paddles, Waves, Sun

Not many people realize that there are so many other facets of surfing: the sitting, waiting, and the falling off. What mostly comes to mind is the quintessential poised surfer standing on a board. What is exciting about capturing this moment is that all of the surfing components met at this juncture.

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Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Ventura, California, United States of America
Copyright: © Marisa Garcia