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Drag Boat Nationals

Joe Peroceschi of Muskego, Wis., is thrown from his boat, Smokin Joe, after losing control on a windy course at the Budweiser Drag Boat Nationals at Wappapello Lake in southeast Missouri on Sunday. Peroceschi, who reportedly suffered a shattered pelvis, was racing Poppa's Toy, left, driven by Rick Conklin of Ottawa, Ill.Paul Davis / Daily American Republic