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Red Bull Art of Motion back on the Greek Island of Santorini – Online Qualification open from now on!

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).

If you want to do battle against the worlds best you have the unique opportunity to participate in the online qualification from now on! Therefore share your best video on

Information about the online video qualifier:

Timing for the online qualifier:
Start: June 20th
End: July 20th

The official Red Bull Art of Motion judges for the online qualifier:
Patrick Morawetz – AUT
Paul Joseph – UK
Victor Lopez – USA

Rules and how to participate the Red Bull Art of Motion online video qualifier:
-Tag/upload your top Parkours/Freerunning video to the page before July 20th.
-The official Red Bull Art of Motion judges will select the top 3 male and 3 best female videos from the online qualifier,
-Selected winners will get a direct invitation to the Red Bull Art of Motion in Santorini, Greece on September 29th 2012
-Video: no longer than 1 minute 30 seconds.
-Must be filmed outside
-You have to be 18 years of age to participate
-All landings must be visible
-Name and face of participant must be visible in video

Judging criteria’s for the online qualifier:
-Execution: it is important with safe landings and show that you have control of your movements.
-Flow: combinations and a nicely planned line will be rewarded
-Technical difficulty
-Creativity: be creative and use the surroundings in a cool way



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