Why cross country sucks. An aerial view shows cross-country skiers climbing a hill during the Engadin Ski Marathon near St Moritz. More than skiers participated in the mile racePhotograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters
Oh, how I love sport photography (especially when it is downright artful). This shot by Peter Svoboda of cross-country skiers in the Austrian Alps is a sublime example. Beautiful geometry/angles and crispy textured tracks. (photograph by pet .