Extreme sport specialists from Red Bull are frequent guests in Russia and they demonstrate a variety of breathtaking moves.Press photo
The track reminded spectators of a huge half pipe. The participants’ goal was to get as high as possible on the other side of the tube.Press photo
There is no such thing as a Russian that doesn't love to travel fast, wrote the famous author Nikolai Gogol. Indeed, in winter you have to move fast - otherwise you'll freeze.Press photo
Go as fast as you can - this motto united those that participated in the contest “Sani udalye" (Dashing sleds), which took place in the Ural’s largest city, Yekaterinburg, last Saturday.Press photo
20 teams competed in the contest for maximum speed on the slopes.Press photo
84 meters (276 feet) of downhill sledding at temperatures below -15C (5F) – now that’s what we call Russian extreme!Press photo
The winning team, Golden Dragon, reached a speed of 70 km/h (43 mph) and climbed 56 meters (184 feet) high.Press photo
The lone female team, Dream, managed to override most male teams and came in 2nd place.Press photo
Some riders were awarded for their distinguished sled design.Press photo
...while others garnered the spectators’ affection for their outstanding outfits. Winter is indeed the best time of year to release your inner beast!Press photo
This time it was the daredevils from the Urals and Siberia that put on a show.Press photo
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