Art Of Motion 2019

Red Bull Art Of Motion was back this year after a two-year hiatus, bringing a wonderful showcase of movement to the ancient walls of Matera, Italy.

In the men’s finals, Didi Alaoui of Tempest walked away with 428 points, taking both 1st place and Best Trick awards. Ed Scott stormed away in 2nd with 421 points after a breathtaking performance and Dimitris Kyrsanidis in 3rd with 413.

I worked so hard for this. I’ve sacrificed so much, I wanted this so bad. This is for my family, for Morocco, for my team, for everyone here.

Didi Alaoui

In the women’s finals, Sydney Olsen, another Tempest athlete took 1st place with a whopping 353 points, followed by Aleksandra Shevchenko with 320, and Silke Sollfrank of Ashigaru with the happiest run and 313 for 3rd.

I would like to see more women taking up freerunning and competing. To help this sport, we need more women involved. I see a lot of girls trying it, but then not going on. I would love to be a source of inspiration for other women.

Sydney Olsen

Visit Red Bull’s website to see more from Red Bull Art Of Motion 2019.

Photos © Julien Blanc

Follow Julien Blanc on Instagram and his work on his website.

Want more? Subscribe to help us create more stories like this one and to make sure that we’re able to continue creating the content you love.

Leave a Reply
UNDERDOGZ: Egg Klickstein

UNDERDOGZ: Egg Klickstein

In A Room Full Of Men

In A Room Full Of Men

You have free article(s) remaining. Subscribe for unlimited access.
You May Also Like

Adblocker Detected!

This magazine is made possible through subscriber support and advertising from brands that we believe further the growth of parkour culture. Please consider supporting us by subscribing to remove all advertisements or by whitelisting our website in your ad-blocker!