Donald Miralle is a freelance photographer based in Southern California with over 40 international awards to his credit. His editorial and commercial clients include NEWSWEEK, ESPN the Magazine, Golf Digest, Sports Illustrated, Men’s Journal, Nike, Gatorade, Adidas, Taylormade, NFL Players Association, the Washington Nationals Baseball Club and the Discovery Channel. Miralle has documented everything from big wave surfing in Hawaii, to wildlife in Tanzania, to Sumo Wrestling in Japan. He has covered nearly every major sporting event world-wide including seven Winter and Summer Olympic Games, ten Super Bowls, four Pan-American Games, The World Series, every golf major and the Indianapolis 500 to name a few. His work has been awarded by World Press Photo in 2005, 2006, 2010, & 2012, Pictures of the Year International 2005-2010, POYi Sports Photojournalist of the Year 2012, NPPA Best of Photojournalism Sports Photojournalist of the Year 2006-2008 & 2012, Sasakawa World Sports Photography Contest 2002, National Headliner Awards, Mobius Awards for his Ad Campaigns, NFL Hall of Fame 2001-2008, American Photography and many other accolades. Donald’s work has been profiled in magazines including Photo District News, American Photo, GQ, British Journal of Photography, Better Photography India, The Holland Times, Top Magazine as well as on TV on the Today Show, ESPN, NBC and Vitrine Entertainment Television. In addition, Donald has served on the jury for the NPPA Best of Photojournalism 2009 and 2010, Swedish Pictures of the Year (Arets Bild 2007, Stockholm), the Wisconsin Press Photographers Association and the Utah Press Photographers Association. A collegiate swimmer at UCLA under legendary coach Ron Ballatore, Donald loves to surf, swim and paddleboard in his spare time, and has completed the grueling 32-mile Catalina and Molokai Channel Crossings. Donald lives in the funky beach town of Leucadia with his wife Lauren, two sons Luke and Micah, and dogs Odie and Frank. He is available for assignments worldwide.