“Bart van der Linden flipped, jumped, spun and dropped his way to an impressive victory in the Red Bull Art of Motion 2016 finals.”
Against the majestic backdrop of the white-washed clifftop houses of Oia on Santorini, the Dutchman landed on top of the podium after outrunning the contest favourites Dimitris Kyrsanidis and Pavel Petkuns, and grabbing his first ever Red Bull Art of Motion win from American pairing Alfred Scott and Joey Adrian.
Get ready for the 2017 event on October 7, in Oia!
Do you want to earn your spot at this year’s event?
Then the Online Qualifier is your first opportunity to make your way to Santorini and be among the best freerunners of the world who will compete in the Main Competition! It started on June 6 and runs until July 6 2017. The winners will be announced gradually by the end of July 2017 on RedBullArtofMotion.com and on Red Bull Art of Motion’s facebook page.
Via the Online Qualifier, 7 freerunners (4 males, 3 females) will win a direct competing spot at the Red Bull Art of Motion’s 2017 Main Competition! .
Ready to show the World your skills and style?
All you have to do is submit your best 90-second freerunning video (uploaded first on YouTube or Vimeo) and apply for the Online Qualifier.
What will the judges keep an eye out for?
A perfect trick’s not enough to qualify for the final. You must have flow in your runs and you must make good use of your surrounding environment. Red Bull Art of Motion judges will be Anan Anwar (Creativity), Gabriel Nunes (Difficulty), Sergio Cora (Flow), Kie Willis (Execution) and Marcus Gustafsson (Overall Performance). Patrick Morawetz will be the lead judge.spectacle overall!
Video guidelines, other rules and application form are available here.