Sport - Professional

Akhaada Wrestlers Dilip Bhatia
India

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Akhaada Wrestlers "



Power of Two Sharon Castro
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Power of Two"
Champion Better Talk Now and jockey Ramon Dominguez



no parking Mirko Ries
Switzerland

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"no parking"
Skateboarder in downtown LA.



Acrobat #2 Jonathan Andrew
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"Acrobat #2"



Garrett Mcnamara Miguel Barreira
Portugal

Honorable Mention

"Garrett Mcnamara"
Garrett Mcnamara surfs some of the biggest waves ever ridden in Portugal , 30-10-2011 Nazare, Portugal



Chittagong bowler Philip Brown
UK

Honorable Mention

"Chittagong bowler"
A young boy bowls a ball in a street watched by a crowd of people in Chittagong on March 8, 2011.



Indian wrestlers Tomasz Gudzowaty
Poland

Honorable Mention

"Indian wrestlers"
Nada kusti, a traditional form of wrestling, is being still practised in Mysore, India.



Canal Swimmer Adri Berger
UK

Nominee

"Canal Swimmer"



Up-hill struggle Ady Kerry
UK

Nominee

"Up-hill struggle"
Yorks Hill time-trial, Sevenoaks, Kent



untitled swim 2 Alexander Elkins
USA

Nominee

"untitled swim 2"



Football Training Belinda Mason
Australia

Nominee

"Football Training"
These young boys are training at night, when the air is cooler, to be Rugby players in the remote Aboriginal community of Aurukun, Australia.



downhill - fast... Chris McLennan
New Zealand

Nominee

"downhill - fast..."
A downhill mountain biker corners at speed. Angel Fire, New Mexico



Hot Rod Haven-Bonneville 2011 David Burnett
USA

Nominee

"Hot Rod Haven-Bonneville 2011"
Crew pushes a hot rod towards the starting line: Bonneville Speed Week



Javelin David Allan Brandt
USA

Nominee

"Javelin"
Advertising for Nicholas-Applegate Capital Managment



Akhaada Wrestlers Dilip Bhatia
India

Nominee

"Akhaada Wrestlers "



Playing cricket 01 Edoardo Agresti
Italy

Nominee

"Playing cricket 01"
Every place in India is good for playing cricket



airtime II Gaudenz Danuser
Switzerland

Nominee

"airtime II"
sport, snowboard, snow, air



Post Race Face Geoff Waugh
UK

Nominee

"Post Race Face"
A bike racer's sweat and dirt encrusted face shows the ardours of six hours hard competition



Surfers, UK Giles Christopher
UK

Nominee

"Surfers, UK"
Evening Surfers, Newquay, Cornwall, UK. 2011



Fly like an Eagle Gregg Newton
USA

Nominee

"Fly like an Eagle"
An eagle appears to fly in formation with a hang-glider pilot in the Brazilian capital. The bird accompanied the larger-winged entity for over ten seconds, appearing to mimic its turns, while it came in on final approach for landing during an international competition in Brasilia.



North Burleigh beach Helene de Roux
France

Nominee

"North Burleigh beach "
Gelatin Silver Print- Leica M- Australia



The Bullfight Ian Spanier
USA

Nominee

"The Bullfight"
I made this image of a bullfighter and bull in Madrid, Spain. I was on assignment for an annual report but had a free day, so rather than sit in the hotel I got a press pass to the arena and fortunately sat next to an American woman who is married to an ex-bullfighter. She was a great help explaining the action to me, and showing me the ropes as she has photographed bullfighting for many many years.



Preparing for the Southpole Ilja C. Hendel
Norway

Nominee

"Preparing for the Southpole"
Preparing for the South Pole. Frank Runge and his team preparing for a Southpole expedition in the norwegian Mountains. Europe, Norway, Hjerkinn, 31.3.2011. Copyright: Ilja C. Hendel



Bboy Keemo #1 john christenson
USA

Nominee

"Bboy Keemo #1"
Bboys: movement+shapes



Free Fallin' Julie Shipman
USA

Nominee

"Free Fallin'"
Big Cottonwood Canyon: Enjoying the Ride Down



Bullrider Marilyn Maxwell
USA

Nominee

"Bullrider"



La lutte Martin Waalboer
Netherlands

Nominee

"La lutte"
At the Balla Gaye school for wrestling, Senegal



Zapped at the Finish Matt Lit
USA

Nominee

"Zapped at the Finish"
A competitor in the "Tough Mudder" reacts to jolts of electricity in the last obstacle of this British Special Forces Extreme Race.



Davidīs star. Michal Josephy
Czech Republic

Nominee

"Davidīs star."
Jerusalemīs acrobats.



Mirror Mirko Ries
Switzerland

Nominee

"Mirror"
While documenting a muay thai camp in Thailand. They usually use mirrors to follow their moves while practicing!



SteepSkiing Nicklas Blom
Sweden

Nominee

"SteepSkiing"
A extremeskier in powdersnow



Marianne Vos Nico Garstman
Netherlands

Nominee

"Marianne Vos"
Marianne Vos gold medal olympic cyclecross climing in the sand



Synchronised Quentin Jones
Australia

Nominee

"Synchronised"
Synchronised Swimming, Australian girls, Win Bronze, Eloise Amberger and Sarah Bombell, in the Duet, Free Routine



Untitled Robert Larson
USA

Nominee

"Untitled"
From the series: Waiting for Haiti / Children play soccer at of the largest Red Cross Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camps in Port au Prince. / 04.08.2011



focus Robert Provencher
Canada

Nominee

"focus"



Haka Sandra Mu
New Zealand

Nominee

"Haka"
The All Blacks perform the Haka at the opening game of the Rugby World Cup



Rock Jump Scott Markewitz
USA

Nominee

"Rock Jump"
Kurt Sorge jumping off a big rock near Page, AZ



Capieora Exponent Swapan Mukherjee
India

Nominee

"Capieora Exponent"
It was the graduation night for the students of one of the well-known Mumbai school of the martial art of Capieora. The performer is a grand master of the martial arts, who came all the way from Tel Aviv, Israel to perform and present the certificates.



A bout on an open-space ring in Sao Paulo Tomasz Gudzowaty
Poland

Nominee

"A bout on an open-space ring in Sao Paulo"
The bout was organized by Nilson Garrido, leader of a social project Academia de Boxe



Lucha Libre at Arena La Loba, Mexico City Tomasz Gudzowaty
Poland

Nominee

"Lucha Libre at Arena La Loba, Mexico City"
Lucha libre is the Mexican form of free wrestling. During their careers, masked luchadores will often be seen in public wearing their masks.



Mexican professional wrestlers Tomasz Gudzowaty
Poland

Nominee

"Mexican professional wrestlers"
Lucha libre is the Mexican form of free wrestling. During their careers, masked luchadores will often be seen in public wearing their masks.



At a garadi, a traditional Indian wrestling gym Tomasz Gudzowaty
Poland

Nominee

"At a garadi, a traditional Indian wrestling gym"
Nada kusti, a traditional form of wrestling, is being still practised in Mysore, India.



Inhaleing Troublemaker Tracy St John
USA

Nominee

"Inhaleing Troublemaker"
North fork of the American River. Fun in a hole called Troublemaker



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