Photos of the Week

Check out our selection of the best in stunning imagery from around the world in Photos of the Week

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Swanning around
Mick Fanning rides a goose statue in unknown location

Swanning around

OK, it could be a goose, but whichever, here is former world surfing champion Mick Fanning in questionable pose with a bird. Who are we to argue with the two-time champ.

© Duncan Macfarlane/SurfingMagazine.com
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Lounging around
Jean Mark Johannes performs during a training session that took place in Cape Town, South Africa on the 14th August, 2013

Lounging around

From surfers to skaters now and these two look rather relaxed on their couch considering that South African athlete Jean-Marc Johannes is descending upon them at a rate of knots.

© Kolesky/Nikon/Red Bull Content Pool
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Bird's eye view
Rafael Goberna of Brazil flies during the Red Bull Bird's Eye in Sofia, Bulgaria on September 3, 2013.

Bird's eye view

The world's foremost acrobatic paragliders met in Bulgaria to present the beauty of the Balkans in Red Bull Bird's Eye. Eye-catching mountain lakes, sunny beaches, gorgeous rose valleys, curative hot springs and deep chilly caves coexist in harmony here and the result captured by Predrag Vuckovic.

© Predrag Vuckovic/Red Bull Content Pool
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Survival of the fittest
Competitors perform at Red Bull Dolomitenmann in Lienz, Austria on September 7th 2013

Survival of the fittest

Only the tough survive Red Bull Dolomitenmann – a team contest involving mountain running, paragliding, kayaking and cycling in the Austrian mountains. This year's winners were Kleine Zeitung team of Petro Mamu, Jakob Herrmann, Manuel Filzwieser and Urs Huber.

© Philipp Schuster/Red Bull Content Pool
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Coast to coast
Participants perform at the Red Bull Coast 2 Coast,  at Niobe beach on the island Fehmarn, Germany on September 7th 2013.

Coast to coast

On the German island of Fehmarn, 300 kiteboarders rigged up their gear and prepared for the 40km round trip to Lalandia in Denmark. Solid wind conditions presented themselves, making for excellent racing. The winner was Bjoern Rune Jensen (DEN), who finished in 01:06:29 on a hydrofoil board.

© Sebastian Marko/Red Bull Content Pool
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Perfect preparation
Jason Paul performing at the Malacca Straits Mosque in Malacca, Malaysia on September 5th, 2013

Perfect preparation

German freerunner Jason Paul headed to Malaysia ahead of next week's Red Bull Art of Motion in Greece for some preparation at the Malacca Straits Mosque.

© Geh Chee Minh/Red Bull Content Pool
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Three kings
Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber celebrate on the podium following the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo di Monza in Monza, Italy

Three kings

Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber are captured in Monza after their podium finish at the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday.

© Getty Images/Red Bull Content Pool
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Megablast
Russ Henshaw performs at the Red Bull Megaslope project, at Kirkwood Ski Resort, in Kirkwood, CA, USA on 30 April 2013.

Megablast

Freestyle skiers Russ Henshaw (pictured) and Bobby Brown, along with Gus Kenworthy, PK Hunder, and Bobby's younger brother, Peter Brown broke boundaries at Red Bull Megaslope in Kirkwood, California.

© Blake Jorgenson/Red Bull Content Pool
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What a riot
Ra Ra Riot perform at the Mississippi Studios as part of Red Bull Sound Select Presents, in Portland, OR, USA, on 5 September 2013.

What a riot

New York indie band Ra Ra Riot took their show to Portland, Oregon at the weekend as part of Red Bull Sound Select Presents. Here, the band are pictured at the Mississippi Studios.

© Aaron Rogosin/Red Bull Content Pool
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Night riders
Gastao Entrudo performs during the Red Bull Midnight Riders at Praia CDS in Costa da Caparica, Portugal on September 7th, 2013

Night riders

Surfing at night? Yeah, why not. Here we see Gastao Entrudo in action during training for Red Bull Midnight Riders at Praia CDS in Costa da Caparica, Portugal at the weekend.

© Hugo Silva/Red Bull Content Pool
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Sasha succeeds
Sasha DiGiulian climbs the Bellavista route of Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites, Italy, on 16 August 2013.

Sasha succeeds

American climber Sasha DiGiulian shows the form that made her the first American female to to climb grade 9a (5.14d). Still only 20 years old Sasha is seen here taking on the Bellavista route of Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites, Italy.

© Jensen Walker / Red Bull Content Pool
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