Top Photos from World's Premier Photo Competition

Browse through some of the most amazing images from the world of action and adventure sports.

Red Bull Illume is the world's premier action and adventure sports photography competition. This year's 'Image Quest' will showcase new and stunning collection of images.

Here are some for your viewing pleasure:

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Into the light
Ian Hylands performs and self-shots in Point Roberts, WA, USA.

Into the light

Photographer and cyclist Ian Hylands snaps a fresh angle on the self portrait as he takes to the road in Point Roberts, WA, USA.

© Ian Hylands/Red Bull Illume
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Head over heels
Michal 'Shimmy' Simara performs in Brno, Czech Republic.

Head over heels

Athlete Michal 'Shimmy' Simara sets the world alight in this creative shot in Brno, Czech Republic.

© Jara Sijka/Red Bull Illume
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Eye of the storm
Shane Dorian surfs in Maui, Hawaii, USA.

Eye of the storm

American surfer Shane Dorian emerges from the barrel of a massive wave that blurs the line between sea and sky in Maui, Hawaii.

© Frederico Pompermayer/Red Bull Illume
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Blurred vision
Jordan Mendenhall performs in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden.

Blurred vision

An eye-popping photo of American pro snowboarder Jordan Mendenhall in action in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden.

© Lorenz Holder/Red Bull Illume
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Down the tube
Curren Caples performs in Irvine, CA, USA.

Down the tube

Californian skateboarder Curren Caples seemingly flies through his tricks in this pipe in Irvine, USA.

© Anthony Acosta/Red Bull Illume
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Break time
Unknown athletes relax during a break in Chicago, IL, USA.

Break time

BMX riders in Chicago caught unawares in a moment of relaxation by photographer Chad Spector.

© Chad Spector/Red Bull Illume
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Ring-side seat
Charles Collet performs in a secret spot, France.

Ring-side seat

At a secret spot in France, French skater Charles Collet takes advantage of a few giant steel pipes.

© Fred Mortagne/Red Bull Illume
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On the fence
Tobias Wicke performs in Berlin, Germany.

On the fence

Rather than taking the stairs, German pro BMXer Tobias Wicke shows off his rail grinding skills on the way down in Berlin.

© Marcel Lämmerhirt/Red Bull Illume
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Tipping point
Sean Woolnough performs in Namotu Island, Fiji.

Tipping point

Aussie surfer and kiter Sean Woolnough is on a mission to get involved in some heavy waves. This one in Namotu Island, Fiji is no different.

© Stuart Gibson/Red Bull Illume
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Free as a bird
Jorge Ferzuli cliff diving in Athens, Greece.

Free as a bird

Showing his head for heights, cliff diver Jorge Ferzuli from Mexico is flying high in Athens in this photo by Samo Vidic.

© Samo Vidic/Red Bull Illume
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