Last selection this year.
Topics - holidays and Christmas, winter theme.
Walrus swimming in icy water in a park in Shenyang, China, December 8. (REUTERS / Sheng Li)
At Christmas time in the sports world too often played up Christmas themes, including (clockwise from the top left of the photo): Novice taekwondo fighter in Suining, runners-buyers in Lima, a lover of scooters on the Rhine in Düsseldorf and deer on the race «Santa Speedo "in Boston. (REUTERS / Wolfgang Rattay) (David Ryan / Globe Staff)
Dutch skaters at the rink in Biddinguytsene, Netherlands, Dec. 16. (VINCENT JANNINK / AFP / Getty Images)
Horse Racing in the UK have suffered due to bad weather, and horses in Middleham was not easy when Pieniny - low mountain range between England and Scotland - were under a deep layer of snow on December 21. (AP Photo / John Giles / PA Wire)
Air surfer Peter Mueller saddles wind in the snowy mountains of the Bernina Pass near St. Moritz 17 December. (AP Photo / Keystone / Dietmar Stiplovsek)