Photo of the Day

February 20, 2019

Competitive Solitude

An Olympic speed skater trains in Lake Placid, New York. It was on this track in 1980 that American Eric Heiden won five gold medals. 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 John Santoro, National Geographic Your Shot

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