Bore tides occur when an incoming high tide collides with the outgoing tide in a narrow channel, generating a turbulent wave front. Getty Images photographer Streeter Lecka was recently lucky enough to spend six days on Turnagain Arm, photographing the brave souls who venture out onto the mudflats to ride these waves. 
The sun sets over Cook Inlet, behind a group of surfers riding the bore tide, on July 15, 2014, near Anchorage, Alaska.(Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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Bore tides occur when an incoming high tide collides with the outgoing tide in a narrow channel, generating a turbulent wave front. Getty Images photographer Streeter Lecka was recently lucky enough to spend six days on Turnagain Arm, photographing the brave souls who venture out onto the mudflats to ride these waves. 
The sun sets over Cook Inlet, behind a group of surfers riding the bore tide, on July 15, 2014, near Anchorage, Alaska.(Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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Bore tides occur when an incoming high tide collides with the outgoing tide in a narrow channel, generating a turbulent wave front. Getty Images photographer Streeter Lecka was recently lucky enough to spend six days on Turnagain Arm, photographing the brave souls who venture out onto the mudflats to ride these waves. 
The sun sets over Cook Inlet, behind a group of surfers riding the bore tide, on July 15, 2014, near Anchorage, Alaska.(Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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Bore tides occur when an incoming high tide collides with the outgoing tide in a narrow channel, generating a turbulent wave front. Getty Images photographer Streeter Lecka was recently lucky enough to spend six days on Turnagain Arm, photographing the brave souls who venture out onto the mudflats to ride these waves. 
The sun sets over Cook Inlet, behind a group of surfers riding the bore tide, on July 15, 2014, near Anchorage, Alaska.(Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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Bore tides occur when an incoming high tide collides with the outgoing tide in a narrow channel, generating a turbulent wave front. Getty Images photographer Streeter Lecka was recently lucky enough to spend six days on Turnagain Arm, photographing the brave souls who venture out onto the mudflats to ride these waves. 

The sun sets over Cook Inlet, behind a group of surfers riding the bore tide, on July 15, 2014, near Anchorage, Alaska.(Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Stuart Gibson’s photo of Sean Woolnough on a wave in Namotu Island, Fiji.
(Source:  The Atlantic - The Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013)
FABULOUS - NO WONDER THIS WAS A WINNER!

Stuart Gibson’s photo of Sean Woolnough on a wave in Namotu Island, Fiji.

(Source:  The Atlantic - The Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013)

FABULOUS - NO WONDER THIS WAS A WINNER!