Surfer Kelly Slater, 38, from Florida, keeps his head above water to win his heat and claim his 10th World Championship title, a world record, at the 2010 Rip Curl Pro Search surfing championship in Isabela, northwestern Puerto Rico.
Moto2 World Champion Tony Elias rides close to the ground during practice for Valencia Motorcycle Grand Prix, the last race of the season, at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Cheste near Valencia, Spain.
NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Carl Edwards does a flip after winning the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge auto race at Texas Motor Speedway .
British Perry Watkins, left, drives in his "Fast Food", a driving restaurant table, on a street in Essen, Germany. Based on a Reliant Scimitar Sabre sports car, Watkins built in a V8 engine with 330 horse power and 209 kph top speed.
New York Rangers' Sean Avery checks St. Louis Blues Tyson Strachan into the boards during the second period of an NHL hockey game at Madison Square Garden in New York.
China's Lei Sheng, right, screams with excitement as he defeats Japan's Yuki Ota in a men's single foil semifinal during the fencing World Championships in Paris.
Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle Jacob Lacey, left, makes a grab at Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy's facemask, center, in the second half of game. The Eagles won 26-24.
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace scores against Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall on a 39-yard pass from Antwaan Randle El in the second half of an NFL football game.
Garrett Gomez, right, rides Blame to victory during the Classic race at the Breeder's Cup horse races at Churchill Downs, in Louisville, Ky. Mike Smith riding Zenyatta finished second.
UC San Diego's Lauren Freidenberg, left, gives her back to Stanford's Kayla Pedersen as she tries to defend her during the first half of an NCAA college basketball exhibition game in Stanford, California.
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant, left, skies over Philadelphia 76ers forward Elton Brand in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi from Argentina, left, vies for the ball with Getafe's goalkeeper Jordi Codina, right, during their La Liga soccer match at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe, near Madrid.
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal, number 7 front left, faces a wall Atletico de Madrid's defenders in a free kick during the Spanish La Liga soccer match against Atlético de Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain.
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