2012, Red Bull Art of Motion


The world’s best urban artists gather again this year on the 29th of September 2012 in the unique ambience of the immaculate white city perched on the rocky cliffs. Rooftops, domes, terraces and swimming pools will all be part of the extended course with a height differential of more than 50 meters that the athletes will again have to master within the given time limit.

For the first time in the history of this event athletes from around the globe get the chance to qualify for an open spot in the competition to compete besides the worlds most famous Free Runners at the Red Bull Art of Motion on the beautiful Greek Island of Santorini. The videos shared or posted on the Red Bull Art of Motion Facebook page will be reviewed by the official Jury. The top 3 male and 3 best female videos will receive the desired invitation.

Red Bull Art of Motion was first introduced as a competition in 2007 in Vienna (AUT) and it has since then turned into the state-of-the-art and most prestigious event in the Free Running and Parkours community. In 2011 Tim Shieff (UK) won the first competition in London. At the end of July, Jason Paul (GER) took the top honors from a jury in a competition in front of Japan’s tallest building in Yokohama. The world-famous stuntman and Free Runner Ryan Doyle (UK) was victorious at the competition in Sao Paulo (BRA). Marcus Gustafsson (SWE) won the competition in Detroit (USA) and Pavel Petkuns from Latvia the last years Red Bull Art of Motion in Santorini (GRE).

More info on the online qualification procedure here.

Source: RedBull