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Rami Hanafi: Energy Finalist

Photograph By Rami Hanafi/Red Bull Illume

Athlete: Miikka Hast


"In 2012, [we] got to see some of the best Tamok [Norway] has to offer. At some point I stopped counting their first descents. In this image, Miikka Hast is speeding up on the lower parts of Lilla Russetinden, one of his many first descents. There was a huge cliff halfway down the line. After he landed perfectly, he just couldn't hold it back anymore, but turned his nose straight down the hill and raised his hands in the air. I could almost see the smile on his face from the helicopter." -- Hanafi