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COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY ROBERT BECK Big Err Jason (Rat Boy) Collins wipes out during the "Big Air" portion of the Panasonic Shock Wave surfing competition off Huntington Beach, Calif.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY STEPHEN GREEN HomebodiesCub Mark Grace is out--and he and Pirates catcher Chris Tremmie are laid out--after a collision during a 2-1 Cubs win at Wrigley Field.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID E. KLUTHO Soapirific Joe Tomasello, 16, of Waldorf, Md. (542) leans into the hill en route to winning his heat of the super stock division in the Rally Championships at the 62nd Annual All American Soap Box Derby in Akron. He finished third in the division.