Gear Check: Red Bull NordiX Assignment

I’ve just returned from a trip to the Canadian Rockies where I was on assignment for Red Bull to cover their NordiX skiing event. I thought I’d take this opportunity to walk through some of the gear that I used for this job, and talk a little bit about some specific things that worked really well for this kind of event photography. The event took place at Lake Louise ski resort in Alberta, and was a cross between cross country skiing and skier-x.  Cross country skiers don’t usually hit jumps as part of their sport, but this being a Red …

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Red Bull Divide & Conquer 2014

This past weekend I was in Vancouver, BC to shoot for Red Bull and their Content Pool during their Adventure Race, Divide & Conquer.  The race saw teams of three run up a mountain, bike back down it again and then kayak through North Vancouver and out in to the Pacific Ocean.  Weather conditions were nearly perfect and after a 10am start I spend the next few hours chasing the competitors around to the finish line.  My main duties were to capture the start, get a few shots of the runners reaching the top of Grouse Mountain and the run/bike