Heart-Stopping Photos, Taken Moments Before Tragedy


Stupid or brave? We don’t know

Girl standing in front of a large wave

Standing on the beach and facing down a massive wave that threatens to engulf you is either incredibly brave or insanely foolish. We’re not sure which this woman is because we don’t know what happened after this image was taken. Hopefully, she lived to enjoy the what must have been a very sandy, wet tale.

Riding the wave till you fall off

Heart-Stopping Photos

When that waterskiing photo op of a lifetime turns into an incredible disaster. Here we see son giving dad a thumbs up for his athletic performance, unaware that dad is about to take a nasty dive. Oh well – this is one of the joys of watersports. Good or bad – they create memorable moments.