There’s nothing that gets the blood pumping like nailing the perfect shot. Add in a stupendous natural backdrop, waiting for the perfect light and an athlete performing an extraordinary trick that lasts a split second… And you’ve got yourself action sports photography.

COOPH’s latest video is a tribute to the genre of action sports photography, featuring shots from the Red Bull Illume photo contest and the work of world class photographers Chris Burkard, Jimmy Chin and Morgan Maassen.