Sport - Professional

Energy Release Pally Learmond
UK

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Energy Release"
Loose snow pours down the mountain, as skier Tom Leitner takes to the air whilst skiing in Alaska.



Aerobatic Cain Shimizu
Japan

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Aerobatic"
This is Blue Impulse, which belongs to the Japan Air Self-Defense Force. I'm always impressed with their commanding skills.



Lake Swimmer Adri Berger
Laos

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Lake Swimmer"



Alaskan Spines Pally Learmond
UK

Honorable Mention

"Alaskan Spines"
Austrian freeskier, Fabi Lentsch is seen charging down the heavily snow laden mountains of southern Alaska.



8 Crew Roy Kaltschmidt
USA

Honorable Mention

"8 Crew"
Long Beach State University 8 crew team - Long Beach, CA



Apnea Serge Melesan
France

Honorable Mention

"Apnea"
A free diver in the deep of the lagoon



jeu de gravite Robert Zwart
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"jeu de gravite"
This photo was taken for a journal with an interview with this very talented young dancer Sven.



Falling from the Sky 2 Jaap Bijsterbosch
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"Falling from the Sky 2"
Eastbourne UK



Covid Swim Meet Julie Shipman
USA

Honorable Mention

"Covid Swim Meet"
Shooting a swim meet, during COVID, distancing was required; not the normal raucous. Quiet. Shadow.



Balloon race in the fog Cain Shimizu
Japan

Honorable Mention

"Balloon race in the fog"
At the balloon race held on the winter morning, a fog was generated and a fantastic sight was seen.



Wipe Out Steve Turner
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Wipe Out"
Maroubra Beach Sydney Australia



The Last Lap Julie Shipman
USA

Honorable Mention

"The Last Lap"
Last stage of the Tour de France looking down from a building on the Champs Élysées.



Stairway to heaven Judy Stokes
New Zealand

Honorable Mention

"Stairway to heaven"



Concentration Joe Szurszewski
USA

Honorable Mention

"Concentration"
An interested crowd looks on at The Oval in London as a fielder makes a catch.



Lion's Roar Domenic Aquilina
Malta

Honorable Mention

"Lion's Roar"
Gzira United captain Steve Borg celebrates scoring the decisive penalty after a penalty shoot-out



In Motion Domenic Aquilina
Malta

Honorable Mention

"In Motion"
Jackson Mendoza (L) of Gzira United runs with the ball against Rijeka



Move Axel Brand
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Move"
Many thanks to Katharina Merk!



Awaiting The Fate Steve Turner
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Awaiting The Fate"
Decent Into Hell. Wedding Cake Island Sydney Australia May 2021



Soubresaut Molly Garg
USA

Honorable Mention

"Soubresaut"
A graceful ballerina completes her jump while her tulled tutu catches up



Mexican wrestlers Eduardo Lopez Moreno
Kenya

Honorable Mention

"Mexican wrestlers"
Flying kicks, drama, fear, spectacle, the bell rings. The fight is a popular play.



Stockyards Fort Worth Javier Bohorquez
USA

Honorable Mention

"Stockyards Fort Worth"



Three Canoe Yoshiteru Yamamoto
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Three Canoe"
Three Canoe



Runner Katarina Premfors
United Arab Emirates

Honorable Mention

"Runner"
A runner in Abu Dhabi underneath a motorway



Splash 3 Dianne Yudelson
USA

Honorable Mention

"Splash 3"



Waiting for Show Time Sharon Packer
USA

Honorable Mention

"Waiting for Show Time"
Paint Horse Competition, Asheville, N.C.



Sailing boat Jiri Tondl
Czech Republic

Honorable Mention

"Sailing boat"



paraduathlon Alberto Cicchini
Italy

Nominee

"paraduathlon"
Atleta Paraduathlon in gara



Behind the 'GOAT' Andy Cheung
Australia

Nominee

"Behind the 'GOAT'"
Roger Federer, the Greatest Of All Time (GOAT), refreshes his bandana.



Wing and wing Ann Elliott Cutting
USA

Nominee

"Wing and wing"
Sailing wing and wing to the finish line, Downeast Maine



cavaletti 2 Beatrice Heydiri
Germany

Nominee

"cavaletti 2"



Indian Racer #29 Bryan Helm
USA

Nominee

"Indian Racer #29"
Indian Racer #29, Bielefeld, Germany



Rhett Rotten Board track racer Bryan Helm
USA

Nominee

"Rhett Rotten Board track racer"
Rhett Rotten Board track racer, Sturgis, Sd



Gliding Downward Diana De Rosa
USA

Nominee

"Gliding Downward"
Team USA Boyd Martin challenging the Cross Country Course at Tokyo 2020



Wall of death Duncan de Fey
Netherlands

Nominee

"Wall of death"
the attraction wall of death in Nijmegen



Fishing on Shore Elizabeth Holmes
USA

Nominee

"Fishing on Shore"
Fishing on Shore in Westhampton Beach during storm



The Day of the Fight Francesco Bittichesu
USA

Nominee

"The Day of the Fight"
These are two young Muay Thai champions, training in the ring. The photo is part of a bigger personal project.



The Kings Race Hugo Bes
Netherlands

Nominee

"The Kings Race"
A Jockey and reindeer on the 2km track during the seasons championship Kings Race



Ukraine Artistic Swimming Ian MacNicol
UK

Nominee

"Ukraine Artistic Swimming"
TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 07: Team Ukraine compete in the Artistic Swimming Team Free Routine on day fif



Falling from the Sky 1 Jaap Bijsterbosch
Netherlands

Nominee

"Falling from the Sky 1"
Eastbourme UK



Regatta Lake Pontchartrain Jan Arrigo
USA

Nominee

"Regatta Lake Pontchartrain"
Under threatening skies, with billowing sails, these vessels aligned just right to my eye.



Climbing Up Page Mill Road Jay Watson
USA

Nominee

"Climbing Up Page Mill Road"
From a photo essay on cycling rides from Palo Alto, CA to the coast.



Los Kinenos John Dyer
USA

Nominee

"Los Kinenos"
From my book, "El Vaquero Real, the Original American Cowboy". Taken at the "Norias" division of the King Ranch in Texas in 2007.



Yin and Yang Julie Nagel
Germany

Nominee

"Yin and Yang"
In the school of Master Chen Bing in Chenjiagou, the place of origin of the inner martial art Taiji.



Post Race Bath Kimara Wilhite
USA

Nominee

"Post Race Bath"
Thoroughbred getting bathed after a race at Churchill Downs



Easdale Island in Scotland Kirsten Heer
Germany

Nominee

"Easdale Island in Scotland"
Kirsten_Heer



Out at Home Michael Gard
USA

Nominee

"Out at Home"



Winter Textures Nancie Battaglia
USA

Nominee

"Winter Textures"
A nordic ski outing at a historic site on a backlighted afternoon.



Cutting 1 Oliver Klink
USA

Nominee

"Cutting 1"
Horse Cutting competition



Striaght Line Pally Learmond
UK

Nominee

"Striaght Line"
A skier takes the line of least resistance, painting a speedy straight line through the more traditional tracks.



summer evening Robbie Tulloch
New Zealand

Nominee

"summer evening"
Mount Maunganui New Zealand



Sailing Robert Coates
Canada

Nominee

"Sailing"
Summertime on a pier in southern California.



BMX in the Castle Stefan Csaky
Austria

Nominee

"BMX in the Castle"
Worldchampion Irina " Prima" Sadovnik practicing in a 17th century castle



Shore Break Steve Turner
Australia

Nominee

"Shore Break"
As Capa once said_if your photos are not good enough you are not close enough



Into The Action Steve Turner
Australia

Nominee

"Into The Action"
I Have put the viewer into the shot to show the real experience and power of big wave surfing shot May 2021 Wedding Cake Island Sydney Australia



Time Steve Turner
Australia

Nominee

"Time"
Charging With Attitude



Expressing Steve Turner
Australia

Nominee

"Expressing"
Surfer study Sydney Australia July 2021



Turning Point Steve Turner
Australia

Nominee

"Turning Point"
Shot 2021 Maroubra Beach Sydney Australia



In The Light Steve Turner
Australia

Nominee

"In The Light"
Surfer Maroubra Beach Australia 2021



Minigolf Sybille Sierlinger
Austria

Nominee

"Minigolf"



Woodbine Pond Shinny Tobi Asmoucha
Canada

Nominee

"Woodbine Pond Shinny"
The frozen pond at Woodbine Park became a multi-rink the winter of the covid lockdown in Toronto.



Flying champion Yves Nevens
Belgium

Nominee

"Flying champion"
Portrait of Lars Van Laethem, Junior Belgium Champion BMX



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