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September 5, 2016

Paddle Out

The pillars of Huntington Beach Pier cast long shadows over a surfer at the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, California. “There’s sure to be plenty of drama and suspense in these competitions,” writes photographer Romeo Doneza of the event, which features not only a surfing competition but skateboarding and BMX contests, as well. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Romeo Doneza, National Geographic Your Shot
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