Mean, moody and magnificent – check out these epic shots from this year's Red Bull Hare Scramble.
The 17-year-old South African rider gets some tips from his trainer before the start. He'd eventually finish in 11th place.
The competition eyes up last year's Red Bull Hare Scramble winner Jonny Walker on bike number 3. After a difficult start, Walker went on to finish fourth.
Eventual victor Graham Jarvis brought special goggles to Erzberg to protect against the mud and water.
Heavy rainfall meant that the base of the quarry, where the 500 riders set off into the Red Bull Hare Scramble, looked more like a small lake than an enduro course. It meant that many of the competitors had to deal with engine flooding mere metres into the race.
Out of these 500 riders, only 14 reached the finish of the toughest single day race in the world.
The riders flash past the camera en route to hours and hours of punishing riding.
That's a motorbike that guy's riding, not a jetski. Although a jetski would have been more use to the riders off this year's startline.
Competitors were really pushed to their limit at this year's Red Bull Hare Scramble.
Despite the extreme conditions, at least this rider's still having a good time.
The pain shows on the Slovakian rider's face as he struggles to continue on his KTM.
The Italian rider fixes the horizon with an icy stare as he fights his way through the notorious checkpoint 'Badewanne'.
The British rider made it to Checkpoint 16, called 'Gerichtsloch', and got 21st overall.
Graham Jarvis looks incredibly calm and collected as he speaks to the press following his victory at the Red Bull Hare Scramble. Jarvis was followed home by German rider Andreas Lettenbichler and Jarvis' Husaberg team-mate Alfredo Gomez.