3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
"No Paws Down"
Biography: Growing up as a whitewater kayaker, Francisco's life-long love of photography grew to a professional level while documenting his team mates during training and competitions. After suffering an unfortunate accident from dropping down a 60 foot waterfall, Francisco shifted his focus from kayaking to photography. Unwilling to give up the world of sports completely, he has built a career as a professional sports photographer, travelling around the world to work with brands like Nike, Monster Energy, Lululemon and Gatorade.