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    • Wind, Waves, 15 Degrees Below Zero: Winter Surfing on Russia’s Pacific Coast
    • Wind, Waves, 15 Degrees Below Zero: Winter Surfing on Russia’s Pacific Coast
    • Wind, Waves, 15 Degrees Below Zero: Winter Surfing on Russia’s Pacific Coast
    • Wind, Waves, 15 Degrees Below Zero: Winter Surfing on Russia’s Pacific Coast
    • Wind, Waves, 15 Degrees Below Zero: Winter Surfing on Russia’s Pacific Coast
    • Wind, Waves, 15 Degrees Below Zero: Winter Surfing on Russia’s Pacific Coast
    • Wind, Waves, 15 Degrees Below Zero: Winter Surfing on Russia’s Pacific Coast
    • Wind, Waves, 15 Degrees Below Zero: Winter Surfing on Russia’s Pacific Coast
    • Wind, Waves, 15 Degrees Below Zero: Winter Surfing on Russia’s Pacific Coast
    • Wind, Waves, 15 Degrees Below Zero: Winter Surfing on Russia’s Pacific Coast
    • Wind, Waves, 15 Degrees Below Zero: Winter Surfing on Russia’s Pacific Coast
    • Wind, Waves, 15 Degrees Below Zero: Winter Surfing on Russia’s Pacific Coast
    The “Winter surfing on Russia’s Pacific Coast” is a series by Yury Smityuk, a young photojournalist from the Primorye Territory, Russia.
    Photo: Surfers in the Chernyshev Bay of the Ussuri Gulf, Russky Island.

    While some people are hardly braving subzero temperatures, extreme sports lovers take the advantage of the rough winter seas. Take a look at these mesmerizing images of surfers enjoying the first winter days in Russia’s Far East by Russian photographer Yury Smityuk, whose works were shortlisted in this year’s Stenin International Photo Contest.

    The "Winter surfing on Russia's Pacific Coast" series was captured by Russian photographer Yury Smityuk who became a finalist of the 2017 Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest.

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