Red Bull Illume Top 50 Image Gallery

June 2nd, 2011 by

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The Red Bull Illume photography contest comes to Denver’s Performing Arts Center June 3 – June 12. Don’t miss out on this one of a kind exhibition showcasing the best in action sports photography from around the world.

For more info visit: redbullillume.com

The kick off event goes down June 3 at 8:30 pm and is free to the public. 

Below, you’ll find an assortment of photos that were submitted to the Red Bull Illume competition last year. You’ll see the winning images from the various categories, in addition to the top 50 finalists.

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Overall Winner Chris Burkard/Red Bull Illume Free Surfing – Buchupureo, Chile Athlete: Peter Mendia

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Vincent Perraud/Red Bull Illume Winning Catagory: Culture – BMX Street – Tallinn, Estonia Athletes: Alex Baret and friends

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Tim Korbmacher/Red Bull Illume Winning Category: Playground – BMX Street – Krefeld, Germany Athlete: Stefan Lantschner

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Stuart Gibson/Red Bull Illume Winning Category: Energy – Surfing Big Wave – Shipstern Bluff, Tasmania, Australia Athlete: Ryan Hipwood

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Adam Kokot/Red Bull Illume Winning Category: Spirit – Free Climbing – Tomaszowski Vychlad, Spisske Tomasovce, Slovak Republic Athlete: Michal KrÛl

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Nathan Smith/Red Bull Illume Winning Category: Close Up – Free Surfing – Wamberal, New South Wales, Australia Athlete: Andrew Mooney

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Marcel L‰mmerhirt/Red Bull Illume Winning Category: Wings – Cliff Diving – Hamburg, Germany Athlete: JosÈ Eber Pava OrdoÒez

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Miguel Angel LÛpez Virgin/Red Bull Illume Winning Category: Sequence - Skateboard Street – Guadalajara, Mexico Athlete: Alfredo Salcido

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Eric Berger/Red Bull Illume Winning Category: New Creativity – Freeskiing Back Country Freestyle – Whistler, BC, Canada Athlete: Dan Treadway

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Daniel Grund/Red Bull Illume Winning Category: Experimental – Aerobatic Flying – Monument Valley, UT, USA Athletes: Alex Maclean, Nicolas Ivanoff

Top 50 Finalists:

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Ricky Adam/Red Bull Illume Category: Close-Up – BMX Street – Berlin, Germany Athlete: Alex Kennedy

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Maiko Mou/Red Bull Illume Category: Close-Up – Free Surfing Athlete: Maiko Mou

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Christoph Schoech/Red Bull Illume Category: Close-Up – Freeskiing Back Country Freestyle – Hintertux, Austria Athlete: Daniel Schiessl

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Silvano Zeiter/Red Bull Illume Category: New Creativity – Snowboard Big Mountain/Freeride – Simplon, Wallis, Switzerland Athlete: Martin Seiler

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Dean Treml/Red Bull Illume Category: Close-Up – Cliff Diving – Hamburg, Germany Athlete: Steve Black

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Thomas Stˆckli/Red Bull Illume Category: New Creativity – Snowboard Big Air – Davos, Switzerland Athlete: Markus Keller

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Lorenz Holder/Red Bull Illume Category: New Creativity – Snowboard Slopestyle – Ruka, Finland Athlete: Marco Smolla

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Flo Hagena/Red Bull Illume Category: New Creativity – Motocross Freestyle – Mexico City, Mexico Athlete: Eigo Sato

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Toby Caughron/Red Bull Illume Category: Culture – Skateboard Street – Los Angeles, CA, USA Athlete: Duane Peters

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Tim Kemple/Red Bull Illume Category: Culture – Free Climbing – Yosemite National Park, CA, USA Athletes: Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson

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Ryan Fudger/Red Bull Illume Category: Culture – BMX Street – Paris, France Athletes: DK Team (Nina Buitrago, Quinn Semling, Zack Yankush, Brian Hunt, Brett Walker, Brian Kachinsky, and filmer Shad Johnson

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Matthieu Georges/Red Bull Illume Category: Culture – Snowboard Halfpipe – Soelden, Austria Athlete: Teo Kanttinen

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Stephane CandÈ/Red Bull Illume Category: Energy – Mountainbike Downhill – Lyon, France Athlete: Tony Rocci

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Alessio Barbanti/Red Bull Illume Category: Energy – Enduro – Citt‡ di Castello, Perugia, Italy Athlete: Taddy Blazusiak

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Jed Weingarten/Red Bull Illume Category: Energy – White Water Kayaking – Outlet Falls, WA, USA Athlete: Luke Spencer

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Rami Hanafi/Red Bull Illume Category: Energy – Snowboard Slopestyle – Truckee, California, USA Athlete: Scotty Lago

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Roberto Alegria / Red Bull Illume Category: Experimental – Skateboard Street – Vitoria-Gasteiz, ¡lava, Spain Athlete: Inigo Igarza

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Marcelo Maragni / Red Bull Illume Category: Experimental – Free Climbing – S„o TomÈ das Letras, Minas Gerais, Brazil Athlete: Bruno Dias

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Eric Antoine / Red Bull Illume Category: Experimental – Skateboard Street – Tenerife, Spain Athlete: Eniz Fazliov

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SÈbastien Anex/Red Bull Illume Category: Experimental – Snowboard Big Mountain/Freeride – Tanigawadake Tenjindaira, Gunma, Japan Athlete: Nicolas Vaudroz

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Dominic Zimmermann/Red Bull Illume Category: Illumination – Snowboard Big Mountain/Freeride – Einsiedeln, Switzerland Athlete: David Bertschinger

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Sterling Lorence/Red Bull Illume Category: Illumination – Mountainbike Downhill – Kamloops, BC, Canada Athlete: Matt Hunter

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Oskar Enander/Red Bull Illume Category: Illumination – Freeskiing Big Mountain/Freeride – Engelberg, Switzerland Athlete: Sverre Liliequist

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Josh Letchworth/Red Bull Illume Category: Illumination – Wakeskate – Nahunta, GA, USA Athlete: Ben Horan

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Ricky Adam/Red Bull Illume Category: Playground – BMX Street – Dungeness, Kent, United Kingdom Athlete: Owain Clegg

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Will Wissman/Red Bull Illume Category: Playground – Freeskiing Big Mountain/Freeride – Haines, AK, USA Athlete: Reggie Crist

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Derek Frankowski/Red Bull Illume Category: Playground – Mountainbike Downhill – Big Water, UT, USA Athlete: Mike Hopkins

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Rainer Eder/Red Bull Illume Category: Playground – Ice Climbing – Wolfenschiessen, Switzerland Athlete: Walter Hungerbuehler

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Thomas Stˆckli/Red Bull Illume Category: Sequence – Snowboard Slopestyle – Hoch-Ybrig, Switzerland Athlete: Steve Gruber

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Jeremy Koreski/Red Bull Illume Category: Sequence – Free Surfing – Vancouver Island, BC, Canada Athlete: Peter Devries

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Agustin Munoz/Red Bull Illume Category: Sequence – Cliff Diving – Negril, Jamaica Athlete: Orlando Duque

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Riccardo Monti/Red Bull Illume Category: Sequence – Motocross Freestyle – Negril, Jamaica Athlete: Vanni Oddera 310810VR53.jpg

Fred Mortagne/Red Bull Illume Category: Spirit – Free Climbing – MontrÈal, QC, Canada Athlete: Alex Gavin

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Brian Bielmann/Red Bull Illume Category: Spirit – Free Surfing – Teahupoo, French Polynesia Athlete: Andy Irons

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Mike Killion/Red Bull Illume Category: Spirit – Free Surfing – Hammond, IN, USA Athlete: Brad Tunis

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Mike Smolowe/Red Bull Illume Category: Spirit – Surfing Competition – Mundaka, Basque Country, Spain Athlete: CJ Hobgood

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Christophe Margot/Red Bull Illume Category: Wings – Freeskiing Big Mountain/Freeride – Squaw Valley, CA, USA Athlete: Reine Barkered

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Camilla Stoddart/ Red Bull Illume Category: Wings – B.A.S.E. Jumping – Rob Roy Glacier, Mt Aspiring National Park, New Zealand Athlete: Josie Symons

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Rutger Pauw/Red Bull Illume Category: Wings – Freerunning/Parcour – Mumbai, India Athlete: Daniel Ilabaca

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Eric Boomer/Red Bull Illume Category: Wings – FWhite Water Kayaking – Palouse Falls State Park, WA, USA Athlete: Tyler Bradt redbullillume.com

 

 

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