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Pete Tomlinson And Friend

Photograph By Shane Smith /

"A small pod of dolphins came through the lineup, and when Pete Tomlinson paddled for this set wave, one of the dolphins peeled off the pack and rode this wave with Pete," photographer Shane Smith says of this shot off Eyre Peninsula in Australia. "'I had seen the dolphin swimming around nearby before I caught the wave, then as I turned in to the tube, it came flying in with me," Tomlinson said. "We locked eyes for a moment before we were both tubed and then flew out together in unison."