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Surfer rides standing wave in icy German river

Peter Kneffel / EPA

A man surfs on the wave on the small man-made river Eisbach with snow and temperatures around freazing in the English Gardens in Munich, Germany on Thursday. The standing wave in the Eisbach is a favorite spot for daring water sports enthousiast the whole year round. 

Peter Kneffel / EPA

A wider view of the wave on the small man-made river Eisbach.

 The Eisbach has appeared previously in PhotoBlog, and according to Wikipedia has been modified by surfers to improve its shape.