Adam Lau (San Francisco State University)
Award of Excellence | Sports Portfolio
Up For Air
Rebecca Soni comes up for air while competing in the women's 200-meter breaststroke heats at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, in Irvine, Calif. Soni later went on to win the event.
Kansas City Royals catcher Jason Kendall tags Los Angeles Angels' Torii Hunter out as he tried to steal home on a wild pitch in the eighth inning of a baseball game on Friday, July 2, 2010 in Anaheim, Calif. The Royals went on to beat the Angels 2-1.
WBA Super Middleweight champion Mikkel 'Viking Warrior' Kessler, left, lands a punch on challenger Andre 'S.O.G.' Ward's face when Ward drops his guard at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009. Ward eventually won the match by TKO, claiming the championship belt.
Jenny Johnson Jordan makes a successful dig during a match with partner Annett Davis against Misty May-Treanor and Nicole Branagh in the women's beach volleyball final at the AVP Nivea Tour Long Beach Open on Sunday, July 25, 2010, in Long Beach, Calif. Jordan and Davis lost the match to tournament favorites, May-Treanor and Branagh.
Members of Club Puck scrimmage at an underwater hockey match at the San Jose Aquatic Center in San Jose, Calif. on Tuesday, May 19, 2010. Donning snorkel gear and wielding homemade sticks and pucks, players have battled six-on-six on Bay Area swimming pool bottoms since the 1980's when the sport was first transplanted to the U.S. from England.
Marissa Thompson, 12, and Skylar Caputo, 13, from left, dive for a hose while competing in a game of beach flag in the juniors division of the 2010 National Lifeguard Championships on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010 in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Shawn Dollar rides ahead of an exploding wave during the Mavericks Surf Contest, considered the "Super Bowl of Surfing", in Half Moon Bay, Calif. on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010. The original wave face, estimated at over 60 feet high, could break the world paddle-in record, but didn't count in the official competition because Dollar surfed it during the intermission.