1997 Photo Contest, Sports, Honorable mention

Tim Clayton

The Sydney Morning Herald

01 March, 1996

Since women gained the right to compete in Australia's surf lifesaving competitions three years ago, the number of all-female crews has been steadily growing. Shot at the New South Wales championships, this picture shows a wipeout, when a boat hits a wave and becomes airborne. One of the crew was injured as the boat crashed back into the surf.

About the photographer

Tim Clayton

He has covered eight Olympic Games, five Rugby World Cups, and the FIFA World Cup. He recently relocated to the New York area and is represented by Corbis. Tim has received eigh...

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