Red Bull Crashed Ice 2013 St Paul MN

Red Bull Crashed Ice 2013 St Paul MN

The folks from Red Bull must really love the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St Paul because they have done so many huge events here.

Back in 2008 it was the Red Bull Illume Minneapolis on the Minneapolis Stone Arch Bridge.  This was a display of incredible extreme sports photographs submitted by photographers around the world.

RedBull Illume Minneapolis

In July 2010 it was the  FlugTag event on Harriet Island in St Paul where over 100,000 people came out to see a world record be broken for furthest flight on a human powered homemade air craft.  This is an image of the world record flight. The flight was 207 ft.

Red Bull Flugtag : Harriet Island : Minneapolis/St Paul

Here is the incredible video

Last year they had the mind blowing crashed ice event and now in 2013 they are doing it again.   They are expecting over 100,000 people to brave these frigid conditions just to be part of this spectacular event.   The event is situated on part of the Cathedral of St Paul and runs down a steep incline.

Photo of the Cathedral of St Paul all lite up for the Red Bull Crashed Ice 2013 Event

Cathedral of St Paul All Dressed Up - Red Bull Crashed Ice 2013

 

Here is a video from the first evening of qualifications for Red Bull Crashed Ice 2013

Get out and enjoy the event.

 

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As a Minnesota based photographer and artist I have been greatly influenced by the Upper Midwest. I focus my skills and energies on landscapes, cityscapes, architectural, fine art and portrait work. My best work comes from images first painted in my mind. I mull over a prospective image for weeks or months, seeing it from different angles and perspectives, then finally deciding what to capture. The result is images that deeply touch people's emotions and powerfully evoke memories and dreams. My images are used commercially by companies and organizations ranging from Financial Services firms, mom and pop Ice Cream shops and The Basilica of St Mary to communicate their shared vision and values. Book and magazine publishers have featured my images on their covers. My photographs also grace and enhance the decor of many fine homes.
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