Volcom: black and white heavy as the Stone

It happens very often to take a look at the sea, to understand that the conditions are good, to get a backpack with all the optics inside, to walk with the feet sinking, to open the easels and to enjoy the show between shots and shooting. Joan Duru, Charly Quivront and Yael Peña are in the Volcom house, a house right in front at Hossegor’s sand dunes, exactly those dunes we are accostumed to climb with our equipement.

Victoria Vergara dancing on water

After the first episode with Arthur Bourbon, Reef presents its latest video from the French Coast featuring longboard surfer Victoria Vergara: a traveler since childhood, Victoria takes us on a small journey of her passion for longboarding as well as a sneak peek of her daily life from Hossegor to Capbreton. She describes longboarding as “Dancing on the water. The feeling on the nose is something magical that you don’t get with another board; You are flying and you just feel the elements around you”.

Why Ride Project: behind the scene

On November of 2015, photographer Lucho Vidales, videomaker Xué Gil and BMX rider Martin Postigo combined their passions without really knowing what would come out from it.
In the beginning, they were heading on a trip to shoot a series of BMX pictures with a medium format camera at different rare locations in between the cities of Granada and Malaga in Spain.

Then, just over a week before they were about to start their journey. On the evening of November 13th, the world was shaken once again by terrorists attacks in Paris. Amongst the victims that day at Ba-Ta-Clan was Mathias Dymarski ( BMX rider and friend of Martin) as well as his girlfriend Marie Lausch.

Red Hook Crit – Milan 2016

The Red Hook Criterium is the world’s premier track bike criterium, since 2008. With four spectacular events scheduled in Brooklyn, London, Barcelona and Milan, the series is unique in that it requires athletes to race multiple laps around a 1km (approx.) technical circuit on brakeless, fixed gear track bikes. Taking cues from international motorsport, athletes begin by competing in timed qualification rounds to establish grid positions for the main event. The finals, traditionally raced at night, are held in front of thousands of spectators at each destination.

Red Bull Illume 2016 winners

The wait is over for the 5.645 photographers from around the world who entered Red Bull Illume, the world’s greatest action and adventure sports photography contest. On September 28, the Overall Winner, 11 Category Winners and Top 55 images have been unveiled at a spectacular ceremony held at The Art Institute of Chicago.

The Fourth Phase: an interview with Travis Rice

From the creators of The Art of Flight, Red Bull Media House presents The Fourth Phase, a snowboarding epic starring iconic athlete Travis Rice.

A gifted innovator, Rice has always held the keys to what’s possible, yet he still seeks more. While exploring the untapped backcountry of his native Wyoming with mentor Bryan Iguchi, Rice plots a 16,000-mile course to follow the hydrological cycle around the northern Pacific, where snow and ice create dreamlike landscapes on the towering mountains above.
On his journey, Rice is joined by several of snowboarding’s most innovative riders, including Mark Landvik, Eric Jackson, Bryan Iguchi, Pat Moore, Mikkel Bang, Jeremy Jones, Victor de Le Rue, Ben Ferguson and more.

Reef: life from the French coast with Arthur Bourbon

Following the success of the Just Passing Through Film Series and in preparation for the upcoming WSL Pro France event, Reef will release a brand new 3-part series based around brand Ambassadors living on the shore of the French Coast and experiencing the true meaning of surf adventure.

Red Bull Illume: the semifinals quest continues

After showcasing our favorite images of Red Bull Illume semifinalists 2016 in the categories of New Creativity, Close Up, Enhance, Energy and Lifestyle, we continue picking up some of the best pictures in action and adventure sports. Meanwhile, a judging panel of 50 photo editors are selection 11 Category Winners and one Overall Winner, unveiled at the Red Bull Illume Winner Award Ceremony, which will be held on September 28th, 2016 in Chicago, USA.

From September 12, 2016 onwards and leading up to the ceremony, Red Bull Illume will reveal the highly anticipated Top 275 Semifinalist images via its Red Bull Illume Facebook page.

Red Bull Illume semifinalists revealed

Red Bull Illume is the world’s greatest international photography contest dedicated to action and adventure sports. It showcases the most creative and captivating photography on the planet as art and aims to bring the public closer to the world of action sports.

Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2016 will be the fourth edition of the contest after 2007, 2010 and 2013. A judging panel of 50 photo editors goes through thousands of entries and eventually selects 11 Category Winners and one Overall Winner, unveiled at the Red Bull Illume Winner Award Ceremony, which will be held on September 28th, 2016 in Chicago, USA.

Simon Gruber: a flight life

Simon Gruber is, without any doubt, one of the strongest talents that Italy has right now. It’s an athlete screened beyond its borders, with a level of riding which has nothing to envy to the international snowboarding scene.