The winner of the 2019 Red Bull Age Image Quest has been announced,media reported. A selection of theme images truly presents this theme, showcasing some of the extreme extreme sports movements that contestants present in some of the most stunning places in the world.
This year’s competition attracted nearly 60,000 participants, with 60 finalists. The finalists are on display at the Lumen Mountain Museum of Photography in Italy, from which 11 categories of winners and winners are selected.
This year’s overall winner is Ben Thouard of France, who captured surreal underwater footage of surfer Ace Buchan. The winning photo was taken in Teahupo’o in Tahiti and won the first place in the Energy category.
“Over the past few years, I’ve been working on underwater shooting, looking for new angles and new ways to shoot surfand and waves,” Thouard explains. Tahiti has the clearest waters in the world. This photo was taken during free surfing, just before the World Surf League Championship Series took place in Teahupo’o. At that time Ace Buchan tried to use his skills to escape the waves of a complete collapse. Fortunately, I was just below waiting for this moment. “
One new addition to the 2019 competition is the Moving Image category, which allows videos between 5 and 30 seconds. The winner of this category is Rupert Walker of Canada, who followed mountain bikers Brandon Semenuk and Ryan Howard on a custom route in Paso Robles, California, to film the elaborate drone video.