A patch of fog is streaming between the towering Sequoias transforming the overhead sunlight into what landscape photographers call “God rays” and scientists call crepuscular rays. The moment is rare and one to be treasured.
The crowd on the beach is screaming. You put your head down stoke and kick. You aim for the intersection of two colliding masses of water. In this moment your legend is born or the lifeguards come racing for your body.