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A surfer rides a wave in Punta Galea, northern Spain

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A surfer rides a wave during the Punta Galea Big Wave Challenge in northern Spain

Pakistani horsemen get ready for a race during a tent pegging competition in Sangjani near Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.(AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

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Horsemen get ready for a race during a tent-pegging competition in Sangjani, near Islamabad, Pakistan 

Members of Parliament (MPs) pose for pictures during the 2013 Westminster Dog of the Year competition outside Parliament in London, Britain, 10 October 2013. Proud MPs gathered with their dogs outside parliament for the annual Westminster Dog of the Year award.

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Members of Parliament pose for pictures with their pets during the annual Westminster Dog of the Year competition outside Parliament in London

urfers Descend On Newquay For The Annual Boardmasters Festival...NEWQUAY, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07:  Angus Scotney of Great Britain competes in a pro-juniors heat of the Boardmasters pro-surfing competition on Fistral Beach on August 7, 2013 in Newquay, England. Since 1981, the Boardmasters surfing competition -  which is part of a larger five-day surf, skate and music festival - has been an integral part of the British surf scene and has grown from humble beginnings, to one of the biggest events on the British surfing calendar. It now attracts professional surfers from across the globe to compete on the Cornish beach that is seen by many as the birthplace of modern British surfing.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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Angus Scotney of Great Britain on Wednesday competes in a pro-juniors heat of the Boardmasters pro-surfing competition on Fistral Beach in Newquay, England. The Boardmasters surfing competition has been an integral part of the British surf scene since 1981 and has grown from humble beginnings to one of the biggest events on the British surfing calendar. 

A skateboarder competes at the Mini Mega competition during the 2013 X-Games at Jiangwan Stadium in Shanghai

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A skateboarder competes at the Mini Mega competition during the 2013 X-Games at Jiangwan Stadium in Shanghai on Monday