The Ultimate Photo Epic: Red Bull Hardline 2022

The more extreme Red Bull Hardline will probably be down this weekend. Relax and enjoy some amazing ride on an unbelievable track.

Just a few extra pounds for Thibault Lally tires

Last Minute Adjustments to Joe Smith's Vitus

Last Minute Editing by Vitus Joe Smith

Jackson Goldstone was very cold when he arrived in the morning

Jackson Goldstone was very cold when he arrived in the morning

Jackson was lying on style in morning practice

Jackson was lying on style in morning practice

The view of the valley when going up is amazing

The view of the valley when going up is amazing

The road gap comes with unique signage

The road gap comes with its own unique banners

Fears of approaching weather led to the start of the hour-long race ahead which did the trick as it started raining right after the presentations

Fears of approaching weather led to the start of the hour-long race ahead, which did the job as it started raining right after the presentations

Bikes heading up for one last training session

Bikes heading up for one last training session

Without these volunteer events like this just doesn't happen

Without these volunteers, such events would not happen

Ronan Dunn makes his way through the fir trees

Ronan Dunn makes his way through the trees

Theo Erlangsen raced a newly built bike last night.  It's amazing to see all the mechanics walking around to make sure Theo has a bike to ride

Theo Erlangsen raced a newly built bike last night. It’s amazing to see all the mechanics step in to make sure Theo has a bike to ride

The boys were all very comfortable in the morning practice

The boys were all very comfortable in the morning practice

“Flo Payet” is flying high above the ascent

Jim Monro has an unnatural ability to send huge whips off narrow metal slopes

Jim Monro has an unnatural ability to send huge whips off narrow metal slopes

Vincent Tobin looks to the gaping road for another pointless suicide.  Unfortunately we managed to miss everyone Vincent did unfortunately we couldn't get to all the places at once.  .  .  only lo

Vincent Tobin looks to the gaping road for another pointless suicide. Unfortunately we managed to lose everyone Vincent did, and unfortunately we can’t be in all places at once…only

David Macmillan throws shapes on step-up

David Macmillan throws shapes on step-up

Charlie Hutton is always keen on Hardline laps

Charlie Hutton is always keen on Hardline laps

Off the tech and on the board walk before you go the big road gap by David MacMillan

Off the tech and onto the runway before the big road gap goes by David MacMillan

There are many amazing mountain bike trails in this valley

There are many amazing mountain bike trails in this valley

Silence stood for another minute at 1130 a.m. on the death of Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II.  The moment of silence was highly respected by all present, even followed by the salute of the cow bell

Silence stood for another minute at 1130 a.m. on the death of Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II. The moment of silence was highly respected by all present and was followed by the salute of the cow bell

Theo Erlangsen does short work on the steep section after the big landing

Sam Gale does a short run on the steep section after the big drop

Taylor Vernon sculpted powerfully.  It was a long sitting in Taylor's hot seat on his way to third

Taylor Vernon sculpted powerfully. It was a long sitting in Taylor’s hot seat on his way to third

Grandad sends it from the big drop

Adam Brighton sent her away from the big drop

Tough Finals day for Bernard Kerr with a big win on the bars in his race to end his chance of winning back-to-back Hardline

A tough final day for Bernard Kerr with a big over the bars in his race, ending his chance of a back-to-back Hardline win.

Even though he wasn't 100 percent fit, J Atherton liked to get back racing

Even though he wasn’t 100% fit, Gee Atherton would have loved to be back racing

This spectator came to life for being on the Hardline and for having his photo taken, that's what it's all about - inspiring the next generation of mountain bikers

This spectator came to life for being on the Hardline and for having his photo taken, that’s what it’s all about – inspiring the next generation of mountain bikers

Harry Molloy works through technology

Harry Molloy works through technology

Ronan Dunn sends her off the log jumping to the field of Final End

Ronan Dunn sends her off the log jumping to the field of Final End

Flo Payette is doing short rock work

Flo Payette is doing short rock work

Vincent Tobin is never shy about sending him off a big leap

Vincent Tobin is never shy about sending him off a big leap

Taylor Vernon puts energy on his way to the finish line

Taylor Vernon puts energy on his way to the finish line

The fans were angry at work

The fans were angry at work

It's best to take out the 90-foot jumps flat

It’s best to take out the 90-foot jumps flat

The second one looks like you're jumping down a valley

The second one looks like you’re jumping down a valley

Toboggan will finish again for Theo

Toboggan will finish again for Theo

Despite losing his chain while running to the end

Despite losing his chain while running to the end

It's fair to say that Lali was happy to run a full run together and finish his race

It’s fair to say that Thibault was happy to run a full run together and finish his race

Heading back to university straight for his final exams on Monday, so Laly definitely deserves to lie down a bit after his race

Immediately and back to the university for his final exams on Monday. Tipo sure deserves to lie down a bit after his race

This was Elliot Jackson's first hardline.  It was great to have his input on the commentary team and overall Elliots was a great guy

This was Eliot Jackson’s first hardline. It was great to have his input on the commentary team and overall Elliot is a great guy

I just can't get enough of this drop

I just can’t get enough of this drop

Spectators gathered in the end zone to watch the action on the big screen

Spectators gathered in the end zone to watch the action on the big screen

Not the greatest picture in the world, but Flo Payette really almost dies in a second from 90 feet, I'm not quite sure how this picture boarded

Not the greatest picture in the world, but Flo Payette really almost dies in a second from 90 feet, I’m not quite sure how he boarded this picture

Big serve for Ji in the final circuit

Big serve for Ji in the final circuit

The convenience of having your first race under your belt in over a year and only a full second run in that time

The convenience of having your first race under your belt in over a year and only a full second run in that time

The Sixteenth Day of David Macmillan

The Sixteenth Day of David Macmillan

Crowds gathered when going up

Crowds gathered when going up

Vinny T is capable of smashing rocks just as well as throwing swings

Vinny T is capable of smashing rocks just as well as throwing swings

This kid wore the right hat for the right day

This kid wore the right hat for the right day

Chris Cumming loves the little whip disc out of the big drop

Chris Cumming loves the Little Whip/Disc of the Big Whip

I'm not sure Jim Munro was quite ready for that

I’m not sure Jim Munro was quite ready for that

This part of the track is completely flat by rock-rock

This part of the track is completely flat by rock-rock

Ronan Dunn carving across the rock shows the crowd that the Irish national hero sleeve

Ronan Dunn carving across the rock shows the crowd that the Irish national hero sleeve

Is there anything Jackson Goldstone can't do

Is there anything Jackson Goldstone can’t do?

Wheelie across the line in 1st place for Jackson Goldstone

Wheelie across the line in 1st place for Jackson Goldstone

I'm not quite sure he can believe he beat his first hardcore team

I’m not quite sure he can believe he beat his first hardcore team

It wasn't the afternoon Charlie Hutton wanted but he survived to fight another day

It wasn’t the afternoon Charlie Hutton wanted but he survived to fight another day

Steve Pitt gives the young gun some props

Steve Pitt gives the young gun some props

Grandad's big fist pump isn't the afternoon the announcement had planned.  It just means he'll have to come back next year

Grandad’s big grip pump, not the afternoon Adam had planned. It just means he’ll have to come back next year

Jackson can't believe what he sees with Bernard Kerr skipping the bars at the top of the wood

Jackson can’t believe what he’s seeing, with Bernard Kerr crossing the bars at the top of the wood

Phoebe Gill was present at the Drift Tour after taking a close look at all the features.  Could we see Phoebe in the hard line in the future who knows

FMD Canyon Racing’s Phoebe Gale was in attendance driving around and getting a closer look at all the features. Could we see Phoebe in the hard line in the future? Who knows.

Ji looked at the area before morning practice

Ji looked at the area before morning practice

Jesse Beloit congratulated Jackson on his victory

Jesse Beloit congratulated Jackson on his victory

Not sure who was more damaged by Meg White or Ed Brighton after crashing at the top of the course

Not sure who was more damaged, Meg White or Adam Brayton after crashing at the top of the course

Like you do when you jump 90 feet, just doubles as one regular peg

Like you do when you jump in doubles by 90 feet, it’s just a regular game.

This win means a lot to this young man

This win means a lot to this young man

How does this guy not have a factory trip?  Taylor Vernon finished third this year and could wrap up the British National Series as well next weekend

How can this guy not have a factory trip? Taylor Vernon finished third this year and could finish the British National Series next weekend

It's safe to say that Jackson was fueled by the win

It’s safe to say that Jackson was fueled by the win

Second place for Joe Smith.  Joe's rode the Hardline so many times that he likes part of the furniture but it's great to see Joe on the podium

Second place for Joe Smith. Joe’s Hardline has suffered many times, it’s like a piece of furniture, but it’s great to see Joe on the podium

Top 3 contestants in the Hardline Championship 2022

Top 3 contestants in the Hardline Championship 2022

Your winning bike

Your winning bike

I wasn't afraid to send it on 90 . shooters

Thibault Laly wasn’t afraid to send him over the 90 feet

crack on the road gap

crack on the road gap

J zapping across the road gap

J zapping across the road gap

The autograph session was very popular with all the fans

The autograph session was very popular with all the fans

Ronan Dunn forgot to pull his number from Val di Sole

Ronan Dunn forgot to pull his number from Val di Sole

It's amazing to see the support among all these riders

It’s amazing to see the support among all these riders

Bernard Kerr managed to hit the bottom despite two bad accidents this weekend

Bernard Kerr somehow made it to the bottom despite two bad accidents this weekend