Cliff Divers, Mazatlan, Mexico

Photograph by W.E. Garrett

A daring diver times his plunge with an incoming wave as he plummets from a cliff in Mazatlan, Mexico. When the surf surges in, 12 feet (3.7 meters) of water lies below; outgoing seas leave half that depth.

(Photo shot on assignment for "South to Mexico City," August 1968, National Geographic magazine)