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.

Matteo and Leo Fioravanti: Blue Oceans brothers

There’s nothing better than a good novel, a towel, a cold beer, feet on the warm sand and to sprawl on the beach of La Graviere surrounded by green water waves in a blue ocean. Our relax is interrupted by Leo and Matteo Fioravanti. Well! We shot the beer and we run home. We come back with recharged batteries and with the unmissable underwater case of Olaf Pignataro for the photos from the water! In fact the lunar shot of Leonardo is his, brought home challenging the close out of the famous beach of the French Landes. The others photos were taken by Paolo Poldo Testa.

Cruising around Barcelona on cafe racers

Stefan Lantschner e Nicol Mair ride around Barcelona hills on two Koolt Creations cafe racers, built by Stefan himself alle cafe racer costumizzate dallo stesso Stefan, con la sua Koolt Creations.
All pictures by Olaf Pignataro.

Reef: just passing through Morocco

This is the report of Reef european team trip in Morocco, where they surfed some of the most famous spots of the country, as Safi, Draculas and Taghazout, traveling then more and more south, to the Sahara desert.