2006 Photo Contest, Sports, 1st prize

Donald Miralle, Jr.

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26 June, 2005

Sports Portfolio: World-record holder Aaron Peirsol streamlines off the wall after the 200m backstroke preliminary heats during the Santa Clara Grand Prix. Peirsol did not qualify for the finals, but went on to break his own record two weeks later at the World Championships.

About the photographer

Donald Miralle, Jr.

After completing his Bachelor's degree in fine arts at UCLA and working as a photo assistant in Los Angeles, Donald Miralle landed an entry-level job with Allsport Photography. H...

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