This picture has almost biblical allusions. Joe Peroceschi, of Muskego, Wisc., is thrown from his boat, Smokin Joe, after losing control on a windy
course at the Budweiser Drag Boat Nationals held at Wappapello Lake in Southeast Missouri.
Peroceschi, who reportedly suffered a shattered pelvis, was racing against Poppa's Toy, left, driven by Rick Conklin, of Ottawa, Ill. (AP/Daily
American Republic, Paul Davis / May 18, 2008)