I was shocked while touring Hawaii for a week, to see that the number of windsurfers outnumbered traditional surfers at least 2:1 outside the tourist areas. Kite surfing was also very popular, with both wind and kite surfers attaining insaine amounts of airtime and hangtime. Five seconds was not uncommon, with unbelieveable control and grace.
This was taken at the Hillsborough River State Park in Tampa, FL. The park has miles of varied difficulty hiking trails, offering paved and natural trail sightseeing. Parts of the trail wind along the Hillsborough River allowing some stunning photographic opportunities even at mid-day such as this. Pockets of sunlight stream through the dense foilage,