Photos of the Week

It's time to take a look at our selection of the best in photography from around the world this week

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Queen Carissa reigns again
Carissa Moore celebrates winning the Vans US Open of Surfing on july 2013

Queen Carissa reigns again

Former world champion surf star Carissa Moore is pictured celebrating her second US Open of Surfing title. Carissa landed the honours in California at the weekend and at the same time took over top spot in the world rankings with two events to go.

© Damea Dorsey
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K2 calling
Adventurer hikes on k2

K2 calling

The challenge of one of the world's most dangerous mountain climbs, that of scaling the summit of K2 on the border of China and Pakistan, has been undertaken again by a 21-strong team of climbers. Only 306 people have ever made it to the summit.

© Brad Jackson
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What's SUP?
Dan Gavere sending whitewater on his SUP

What's SUP?

Stand Up Paddling (SUP) is evolving from race and competition to adventure. The advent of highly rigid inflatable SUP boards has led to the likes of Bart de Zwart and Dan Gavere (above) setting off on awesome expeditions and breaking records.

© Courtesy Starboard
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Athertons on top in Andorra
Gee Atherton rides in Valnord, Andorra, during UCI stop in july 2013

Athertons on top in Andorra

MTB Downhill's legendary Atherton siblings secured another fine result in the UCI MTB Downhill World Cup race in Vallnord, Andorra at the weekend. Rachel landed her fifth straight win of the season in the women's elite, while Gee (pictured) was second in the men's elite race.

© Sven Martin
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Adventures at altitude
Markus Keller Switch BS 1090 Double in Saas Fee, SUI

Adventures at altitude

As there are few better places in summer in Europe than Saas Fee as a snowboard testing ground, that's where the CHAMäELON crew headed to. Markus Keller (pictured) and co. chose the high altitude Swiss resort as they continue filming for the upcoming 2013 release of their new movie.

© Vernon Deck
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Havana dreaming
Michi Mackrodt performs a Flip Fakie in Cuba

Havana dreaming

Cuba provides a beautiful backdrop of time standing still, which was ideal for skateboarders Michi Mackrodt and Phil Zwijsen and why they plumped for it as the destination for their latest adventure. Here, Mackrodt is captured performing a Flip Fakie in Cuba.

© Eric Mirbach
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Medal hope Holzdeppe
Raphael Holzdeppe trains at Olympiapark in Munich, Germany on June 24th, 2013.

Medal hope Holzdeppe

Olympic bronze medal-winning pole vaulter Raphael Holzdeppe is seen here in Munich training hard ahead of the World Athletics Championships, which take place in a few weeks in Moscow, Russia.

© Ray Demski/Red Bull Content Pool
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Black Water
Vavrinec Hradilek performs during special photo project in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic on July 16th, 2013.

Black Water

Kayak star Vavrinec Hradilek headed to Hradec Kralov in the Czech Republic to get the photographic treatment from snapper Dan Vojtech. The session, entitled 'Black Water', brought together photographer, kayaker, some climbing gear and a LOT of water to create some truly innovative images.

© Dan Vojtech/Red Bull Content Pool
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Bustin' in Busan
Competitors perform during the Red Bull BC One Cypher in Busan, South Korea on July 25th, 2013.

Bustin' in Busan

The South Korean Red Bull BC One Cypher took place in the republic's largest club, The Grid in Busan at the weekend and ultimately it was Sangho Han, aka Shorty Force, who came out on top.

© SonStar/Red Bull Content Pool
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Bank on Azealia
Azealia Banks performs at Voyeur as part of the Red Bull Sound Select in Philadelphia, PA, USA, 26 July 2013.

Bank on Azealia

Award winning rapper Azealia Banks is pictured on stage at Voyeur in Philadelphia where she performed as part of Red Bull Sound Select last weekend to an up for it crowd.

© Chris Owyoung / Red Bull Content Pool
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Riders rev up
Event participants perform at the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship at Spring Creek MX in Millville, Minnesota, USA on 27 July, 2013.

Riders rev up

The riders line up at the start of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship in Minnesota at the weekend. The race was highlighted by the continuing battle between leading riders Ryan Dungey and Ryan Villopoto and it was the former who took the win this time from the latter.

© Garth Milan/Red Bull Content Pool
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