Tailgating Through the NFL

From stadium to stadium and division to division, we’ve crisscrossed the country highlighting all 32 NFL teams and their top tailgating experiences.

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A rock-climber takes on the Peabody Boulders in Buttermilks, Bishop, CA. 960 1280

  

Bungee-jumping as a sport became popular in the 1980s. Here a brave sole plunges high above a river. 960 1280

  

There are about 10 different Santa Maria Caves on the north side of Comino Island, the small island between Gozo and Malta. Some are dead ends, but others, like this one, offer breathtaking swim-throughs for cave divers. 960 1280

  

A parkour athlete and free runner performs in front of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. 960 1280

  

During a high jump, a motocross rider catches some air on a mountainous course. 960 1280

  

A mountain biker tackles a steep (and rocky) trail. 960 1280

  

Taking off from a cliff, a paraglider sails along the mountaintops. 960 1280

  

In Mt. Arapiles, Victoria, Australia, a rock climber clings to a ledge. 960 1280

  

That's not a shark tank, but a courageous scuba diver manages to get up close and personal with a shark. 960 1280

  

A skier goes airborne while free-riding through the Alps. 960 1280

  

A female and 2 male skydivers link together during freefall. 960 1280

  

The best free-diving spear fishers, like the one shown here, can hold their breath for 2 to 4 minutes. 960 1280

  

A surfer finds himself in the barrel of the wave in California. 960 1280

  

Whitewater rafters go over a waterfall on the Kaituna River in New Zealand. 960 1280

  

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Tour de France

Tour de France

The leader's yellow jersey is worn by the cyclist with the previous day's lowest aggregate time. 960 1280

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Citadel of Namur

Citadel of Namur

A pack of riders cycle pass the citadel of Namur in the town of Wallonia in southern Belgium. 960 1280

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Tour de France

Tour de France

A grueling race, the Tour de France has been compared to climbing three Mount Everests. 960 1280

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King of the Mountains

King of the Mountains

The polka-dot jersey goes to the "King of the Mountains," or that day’s best climber. The polka-dot jersey was introduced in 1975, but the title has been a part of the race since 1933. 960 1280

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Tour de France

Tour de France

The Tour covers 2,000 miles with millions of people camping out at various points along the route to get the best view of the cyclists. 960 1280

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Les Galeries Saint Lambert shopping mall

Les Galeries Saint Lambert shopping mall

An artwork composed of 450,000 post-it notes arranged to form the image of a cycling peloton is displayed on the ceiling of the Les Galeries Saint Lambert shopping mall to celebrate the start of the Tour de France in Liege. 960 1280

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Seraing, Belgium

Seraing, Belgium

The peloton makes the climb of the Cote de Seraing, which rises for 1.5 miles at a 4.7% grade, in Seraing, Belgium. 960 1280

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L Aiguillon Sur Mer

L Aiguillon Sur Mer

The peloton rides through the village of L Aiguillon Sur Mer which is bordered by the Lay River in western France. 960 1280

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Redon, France

Redon, France

Riders pass through the small French village of Redon, which was centered around an abbey before transforming into a rural community in the 1960s. 960 1280

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Mur de Bretagne

Mur de Bretagne

The riders race past an old church on their way to the summit of Mur de Bretagne which rises in such a straight line that the finish can be seen from the bottom. 960 1280

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Dinan, France

Dinan, France

The peloton rolls through the ancient streets of Dinan, a quaint French village famed for its fifteenth-century architecture. 960 1280

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Chateauroux

Chateauroux

A woman on a horse runs alongside the peloton on its way to Chateauroux, a town known for its athletics that boasts miles of bike paths. 960 1280

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Saint Flour

Saint Flour

The riders head through the city of Saint Flour. Split into 2 levels, Saint Flour features the upper city on the volcanic plateau of Planèze and the lower city down in the Ander valley. 960 1280

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Carmaux

Carmaux

The cyclists make their way through rolling hills and seas of green grass to the mining town of Carmaux. 960 1280

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Luz Ardiden

Luz Ardiden

The peloton makes the climb to the ski resort town of Luz Ardiden, nestled in the Pyrenees. 960 1280

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Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux

Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux

The riders pass through the quaint village of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, known for its truffles, to the city of Gap. 960 1280

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Pinerolo, Italy

Pinerolo, Italy

Riders make their way from Gap to Pinerolo, located southwest of Turin, Italy and famous for its fortress where a superintendent of finances to Louis XIV, Nicolas Fouquet, was imprisoned in the Iron Mask. 960 1280

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Col Du Galibier

Col Du Galibier

Preparing for an intense section of the race, the peloton rides up towards the Col Du Galibier, the ninth-highest paved road in the Alps. 960 1280

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Grenoble, France

Grenoble, France

The cyclists arrive in the city of Grenoble in southeastern France at the foot of the French Alps. 960 1280

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Paris

Paris

The peloton heads into Paris for the final stage which has finished with laps of the Champs-Élysées since 1975. 960 1280

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The stakes are high at a fast and furious horse race. 960 1280

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Traditional garb is part of racing culture, including this collection of Belmont Stakes pins and ties with jockey silks. 960 1280

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The horses prepare for the main event at the 2010 Belmont Stakes in New York. 960 1280

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Horses rush to the finish at the 2010 Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse in northern England. 960 1280

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The Royal Ascot is a stately British tradition with the royal family who view the race from the Royal Enclosure. 960 1280

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Fancy hats are always in style at the running of the Preakness in Baltimore. 960 1280

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Mud flies through the air as the horses race to the finish at the Kentucky Derby. 960 1280

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Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY, fills up with women in fancy hats, many sipping mint juleps, to celebrate Derby day. 960 1280

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The Dubai World Cup at Meydan Racecourse offers the largest prize in horse-racing -- $10 million for the winner. 960 1280

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Spectators gather at the Longchamp Racecourse outside of Paris during the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. 960 1280

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