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A multi-ethnic group of children are indoors in a health center. They are wearing casual clothing and running shoes. They are embracing and laughing downwards at the camera.
Football on grass stadium on college or high school campus. School building in background. No people. Daytime.
A Senior Black Couple Playing Doubles Tennis on a cloudy morning
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A Japanese family is playing soccer in a public park in Tokyo.
An action shot with motion blur of disabled children playing with basketballs in an indoor gym.
Group of seniors adults with Yoga Instructor. Instructor is helping senior woman with a yoga pose. Horizontal shot.
side view of darts boars and arrows in the sunset, outdoor shoot, leisure game background.
young couple kayaking in crystal clear turquoise water in the Virgin Islandsview images from the same series:
A multi-ethnic group of elementary age children are happily playing tag and are chasing each other outside during recess. One girl is smiling and looking at the camera.
A multi-ethnic group of elementary age children are playing basketball together in the gym. They are dribbling the ball up the court.
Young woman hiking on the mountain top makes a heart shape finger frame above her head to the beautiful landscape.
Group of people rafting on Koprulu Canyon near Antalya, Turkey
A woman extreme skier in a mid air jump whilst skiing at altitude in the snow. The action takes place in a generic mountain range, under a stormy evening sky with a dramatic sunset.. Image contains intentional bokeh and spray. Skier is dressed in generic ski gear and unbranded skis.
health life and exercise concept
Dart board with three darts outdoors.
Woman hiking over the mountain meadow full of blooming crocus flowers.
Close up of exchanging relay baton on a race on a black background with smoke and snow
Rear view close up shot of professional cyclist going fast downhill on road after ride in snowy mountains on racing bike in cycling gear under dramatic evening sky.
Mature woman taking a break from running to stretch her arms. She is standing outdoors on a pedestrian walkway on the waterfront. It is a bright, sunny day. She is smiling, looking away from the camera.
One young woman is enjoying rock climbing in a climbing centre.
Sports concept. Basketball, tennis racket, baseball, glove, soccer ball, football to left of unique wooden boards background. Selective focus on wooden boards.
Smiling girl close-up in hockey helmet, shot through arena glass during a practice.
Shot from below a male sportsman runs through the fields as the sun rises behind him.
A portrait of a beautiful senior African American Woman wearing a mask