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Kelly Slater emerges from the Banzai Pipeline

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

Ten-time world champion surfer Kelly Slater emerges from a small tube at Banzai Pipeline during the third round of the Pipeline Masters at the Banzai Pipeline on the Northshore of Oahu, Hawaii on December 15, 2010. The Billabong Pipe Masters is the third and final stage of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. The Vans […]


Cranking-hard at Hawaiian rockclimbing crag

Rock climber Chris Tolin cranks hard on Trinity (5.12c) at Mokuleia Crag on the Northshore of Oahu, Hawaii on July 17, 1994. Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal


The peleton climbs hard through the San Jose mountains during Stage-4 of 2011 Tour of California

(R to L) Alex Candelario of Kelly Benefits Strategies, Jeffry Louder of BMC Racing Team and Charles Wegelius of Team United Healthcare climb through the mountains between Livermore, California and San Jose, California while a television helicopter hovers nearby during the 81-mile Stage-4 of the Amgen Tour of California on May 18, 2011. REUTERS/Anthony Bolante […]


Jeremy Flores rides to win 2010 Pipe Masters

22-year-old Jeremy Flores of France pumps his arms in victory after emerging from a good tube ride in the process of defeating 10-time ASP World Surfing Champion Kelly Slater on Flores’ way to winning the world’s most prestigious and longest running professional surfing event: the Billabong Pipe Master at the Banzai Pipeline Haleiwa, Hawaii on […]


2010 Tour of California: The Peloton queues up for Stage-1 start

Three-time defending tour champion and California native Levi Leipheimer (right) of Team Radioshack waits for the start of stage-1 of the Amgen Tour of California on May 16, 2010. Meanwhile, Leipheimer teammate and seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong (3rd from right) speaks with other members of the peloton. Stage-1, which started in rural […]


2010 Tour of California: Team Radioshack leads peloton in rainy mountain Stage-2

Team Radioshack (red jerseys) lead the peloton during the rainy second stage of the Amgen Tour of California on May 17, 2010. Radioshack’s Lance Armstrong (center, white helmet) and three-time Tour of California defending champion Levi Leipheimer (R of Armstrong) help maintain the pace. Team Cervelo’s Brett Lancaster won the 110 mile Stage-2, which started […]


Mount Rainier’s Emmons Glacier glow

Alpine mountaineer Jason Lathrop stops  while asecending the Interglacier for a rest while climbing to watch the early morning sunrise above the Emmons Glacier on the 14,410-foot Mount Rainer on July 30, 1996. Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal  


Australian Kieren Perrow’s bottom turn at Banzai Pipeline

Kieren Perrow of Australia does a bottom turn at Banzai Pipeline during while competing in the final day of the Pipe Masters at the Banzai Pipeline on the Northshore of Oahu, Hawaii on December 16, 2010. The Billabong Pipe Masters is the third and final stage of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. The Vans […]


2010 Tour of California: Los Angeles Time Trial blur

United Healthcare team rider Marc DeMaar rides his first lap of the individual time trial in front of the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles, California during stage seven of the Amgen Tour of California on May 22, 2010. Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal


Grand Teton Blue Moon

A rare blue moon shines over Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming around 4:00 a.m as seen from 13,500 feet by rockclimbers on the Exum Ridge who summited the 13,770-foot peak on August 1, 2004. A blue moon is when a second full moon occurs in a single calendar month. In July 2004, full moons occurred […]


Jeremy Flores celebrates winning 2010 Pipe Masters

22-year-old Jeremy Flores of France holds up his surfboard trophy on the awards podium after winning the world’s most prestigious and longest running professional surfing event: the Billabong Pipe Master at the Banzai Pipeline Haleiwa, Hawaii on December 16, 2010. Flores is the first European surfer in the 40-year history of this event to enter […]


2010 Tour of California: Team Type-1 star Thomas Rabou

Team Type 1 rider Thomas Rabou of the Netherlands rides at the front of the peloton during a climb and past a fan carrying a California Stage flag during the rainy second stage of the Amgen Tour of California on May 17, 2010. Team Cervelo’s Brett Lancaster won the 110 mile Stage-2, which started in […]


Molokini’s crystal blue waters

Scuba diver Andria Wallace dives Molokini Crater offshore of Maui, Hawaii on December 19, 2008. Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal


2010 Tour of California: Lance’s tough Stage-5

Seven-time Tour de France winner Team Radioshack rider Lance Armstrong waits at the starting line in Visalia, California of stage five of the Amgen Tour of California on May 20, 2010. Armstrong is one of several prominent American bicycle racers that have been recently named by fellow American bicycle racer Floyd Landis in having used […]


2010 Tour of California: The Peleton’s fans

Two underwear-clad bicycle racing fans run next to the peloton in Napa County during the rainy second stage of the Amgen Tour of California on May 17, 2010. Team Cervelo’s Brett Lancaster won the 110 mile Stage-2, which started in Davis, California and ended in Santa Rosa, California. Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image […]


2010 Tour of California: Peloton motors through Napa wine county

The bicycle peloton crosses a bridge in Napa County during the second stage of the Amgen Tour of California on May 17, 2010. The 110 mile Stage-2, which started in Davis, California and ended in Santa Rosa, California, was won by Brett Lancaster of Team Cervelo.  Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal  


2010 Tour of California: Saddle Superstars Mark Cavendish and Andy Schleck

HTC-Columbia’s Mark Cavendish (L) of Great Britain chats with Andy Schleck at the starting line in Palmdale, California of stage six of the Amgen Tour of California on May 21, 2010. Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal


2010 Tour of California: Peleton crosses ‘graffitti bridge’

The bicycle peloton crosses a graffiti covered bridge in Sonoma County during the second stage of the Amgen Tour of California on May 17, 2010. The 110 mile Stage-2, which started in Davis, California and ended in Santa Rosa, California, was won by Brett Lancaster of Team Cervelo.  Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image […]


2010 Tour of California: Lance Armstrong meets with fans

Seven-time Tour de France winner and current Team Radioshack leader Lance Armstrong signs autographs for the crowd after signing-in before the Nevada City start of stage-1 of the Amgen Tour of California on May 16, 2010. Stage-1, which started in rural Nevada City, meandered for 104.3 miles through the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains […]


2010 Tour of California: Liquigas-Doimo’s Sagan wins five tour stages

Liquigas-Doimo’s Peter Sagan of Slovakia celebrates crossing the finish line first with a time of 6:07:08 ahead of the peloton in Big Bear Lake, California at the end of stage six of the Amgen Tour of California on May 21, 2010. Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal


2010 Tour of California: Peleton on the California Coast

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

The peloton of 16 international teams ride along the Pacific coast near Pacifica, California after starting in San Francisco during stage three of the Amgen Tour of California on May 18, 2010. Team Garmin-Transitions’ David Zabriskie won this stage with a stage time of 4:26:09 finishing in Santa Cruz, California. Photography by Anthony Bolante © […]


2010 Tour of California: ‘Old Teammates’ Armstrong & Hincapie

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

Seven-time Tour de France winner Team Radioshack rider Lance Armstrong (R) and U.S. National Champion BMC Racing Team’s George Hincapie are seen through the crowded peloton lineup at the starting line in Visalia, California of stage five of the Amgen Tour of California on May 20, 2010. Armstrong and Hincapie are two of several prominent […]


2010 Tour of California: Peloton rides through Sonoma vineyards

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

The bicycle peloton rides through the rain and the vineyards of Sonoma County during the second stage of the Amgen Tour of California on May 17, 2010. The 110 mile Stage-2, which started in Davis, California and ended in Santa Rosa, California, was won by Brett Lancaster of Team Cervelo. Photography by Anthony Bolante © […]


2010 Tour of California: The gods of the road – Leipheimer, Boonen, Cancellara

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

(L to R) Team Radioshack’s Levi Leipheimer, Quick-Step’s Tom Boonen and Saxo Bank’s Fabian Cancellara chat at the starting line in San Jose, California of stage four of the Amgen Tour of California on May 19, 2010. Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal