1990 Photo Contest, Daily Life, 1st prize

Miguel Fairbanks

01 January, 1989

Train surfing in Rio de Janeiro: 'McDonald', or Joabe Pereira da Silva (16, second from the right) and his friends practice train surfing, which cost 144 youths their lives in one year. He crouches under 3,300 volt cables while moving at 100km an hour.

About the photographer

Miguel Fairbanks

Technical information

Nikon F3

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