14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Sunrise Surfer...

Surfing is an American cultural pastime. Born in Hawaii, and exported to the world; it is an iconic marriage between grace and peril... but not something you typically witness on the US East Coast. Therefore it was a surprise one early morning to see several dozen would-be surfers out for a sunrise surf in the Atlantic.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America
Copyright: © Richard Mallory Allnutt