#RedBull #artofmotion #returns again in 2021 with the world’s best freerunners tackling a stunning course built over #traditional #sailboats on July 10 in #Piraeus, #Greece
Here is all you need to know:
– The eighth Greek edition of the world’s most innovative freerunning competition will head to Mikrolimano in the heart of Piraeus for the first time on July 10 after seven thrilling Santorini events.
– Since debuting in 2007, Red Bull Art of Motion has seen the likes of two-time champion Dimitris Kyrsanidis of Greece, German Jason Paul, Latvian Pavel Petkuns, Ukraine’s Alexander Titarenko and American Luci Romberg dazzle judges and global fans with their freerunning skills over a series of scenic courses across four continents.
– Moroccan Didi Alaoui and American Sydney Olson triumphed at the last edition in the Italian city of Matera in 2019 with qualifiers being held in various regional competitions around the world.
– This time around, athletes can join the online qualifier by submitting a 90-second freerunning video before May 20 which showcases skill and technique in a bid to impress the judges, who will base their criteria on Execution, Flow, Technical Difficulty, Creativity and Overall Performance.
– The winners – the top six in the open category and the top six in the female category – will earn their „golden ticket“ to the main competition in Piraeus, Greece with all their travel expenses covered.
– Along with the 12 sourced through the online qualifier; the top three from Red Bull Art of Motion 2019 will be invited as well as three athletes that will claim their spot in an onsite qualifier – taking place on July 7 in Alexandra Square, Piraeus – which is open to anyone.
– The athletes will then get to showcase their routines in the final on traditional Mediterranean sailboats in Mikrolimano, one of Attica’s first ports with the Castella neighbourhood towering around it.