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  1. Mollie Sipos brings out Penny, a 17-year-old Quarter Horse, for a riding lesson at Saddle Up Ranch, a local horse ranch that offers horse boarding, riding lessons and kids camps. Sipos and her family have been notified by the property owners that they have a month to leave so the property can be sold, Tuesday, August 17, 2021 in Pinellas Park.
  2. Benjamin Kanute of Phoenix won the St. Anthony's Triathlon in St. Petersburg in 2019, the last time the event was held. COVID-19 and safety concerns have canceled the event two years in a row.
  3. Melody Engle brings up the amberjack she shot in the Gulf of Mexico. Engle started spearfishing about five years ago and is captain of the women's USA spearfishing team that will compete in Italy next month.
  4. Cory Juneau of the United States competes in the men's park skateboarding final at the Tokyo Olympics on Aug. 5. The sport made its debut at the Games, moving a bit more the mainstream. But the sport's individualism and independence remain.
  5. People bike along the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail near Main Street in Dunedin on July 1, 2021. The 50-mile trail that runs the length of Pinellas County jumped from an average of 70,000 users per month pre-pandemic, to more than double to 180,000 per month in 2020, according to sensor data, after bicycle sales exploded during COVID-19 lockdowns.
  6. Monica Sereda, center, will make her Paralympics debut with the U.S. para-cycling squad later this month in Tokyo.
  7. Paralympian cyclist Monica Sereda, right, participates in St Petersburg Bicycle Club’s 17-mile south-route ride on Tuesday in St. Petersburg. Sereda is a retired U.S. Army veteran who will compete in the 16th Summer Paralympic Games Aug. 24-Sep. 5, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
  8. Kevin Lilly, 40, is the co-founder of Ride for Music and will be doing a 1,411 mile bike ride from Tampa Bay to Nashville for a charity event for band road crews.
  9. Dead fish are skimmed from the surface of the Intracoastal Waterway near Treasure Island in late July.
  10. Roger Little, 80, poses for a portrait near the city waterfront in St. Petersburg, where he trains for triathlons. Little has participated in 400 triathlons in his lifetime, including the World Ironman Championships, 18 times. He will travel to Hawaii in October for the Ironman Championship once again, his 19th time, as the oldest person to compete in the race, which includes swimming, cycling and running grueling distances.
  11. Wesley Chapel's Miguel Granados, 24, performs a trick he calls a “no footer and seat grab,” during which he takes both feet off the pedals and grabs his seat with one hand, while on the trails at Alafia River State Park.
  12. It's lobster miniseason in the Florida Keys.
  13. MarineMax CEO and president Brett McGill stands on a 2021 32-foot Aviara luxury boat on Nov. 11, 2020. The Clearwater boat retailer has posted record revenues quarter after quarter throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
  14. Longtime Tampa Bay Times outdoors editor Terry Tomalin, who died in 2016, will be honored by a new campground in Boyd Hill Nature Preserve carrying his name.
  15. The inaugural St. Pete Pier Run will cap July 4 celebrations with a scenic 4-mile run across the city’s Pier, which opened in July of 2020.
  16. Walkers, runners, and joggers make their way along Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa. Mayor Jane Castor's administration has agreed to long-standing requests by bike and pedestrian advocates to close Bayshore Boulevard for four hours this Saturday for an Open Streets demonstration.
  17. A man fishes off the rocky shore along Tampa Bay on Davis Islands last month.
  18. Despite not having the usual throngs of people running the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic, Georgia Malpartida, 50, chose to run the Ultra Challenge this year on the official course on Bayshore Boulevard.
  19. Stuart Carrier, 72, made the trip from North Carolina this year to run in the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic on Saturday morning. Carrier has never missed running the event since it started in 1978.
  20. Fitz Koehler, a veteran race announcer who typically averages about 40 races a year across the country, worked her first Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic on Saturday morning.
  21. Florida may lift its three-decade ban on catching and killing goliath groupers, like this one swimming at Mote Aquarium in Sarasota.
  22. Rebecca White embraces Erik Esinhart after he proposed before they crossed the finish line together at the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic in Tampa on Saturday.
  23. Runners cross the starting line for the half-marathon race during the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic in Tampa, Florida on Feb. 23, 2020. This year's running weekend will feature virtual races, with the normal Bayshore Boulevard courses open only to registered runners Saturday and Sunday morning.
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