IN YOUR FACE - 59 second Video Portraits of Windsurfers and Watermen

This video portrait shows Jason Polakow, windsurfing big wave legend from Australia.

This video portrait shows Bjoern Dunkerbeck, 41(!)-times Windsurfing World Champion.

This video portrait shows Ricardo Campello, professional windsurfer and multiple Freestyle World Champion from Venezuela.

This video portrait shows Robby Swift, professional windsurfer from the UK.

This video portrait shows Bernd Flessner, the most successful professional windsurfer from Germany, and a true original from the island of Norderney. He has been dominating the German windsurfing championship, winning it 39-times (!), and has won 2 World Champion titles.

This video portrait shows Keahi Aboitiz, professional kitesurfer and SUP-Surfer from Australia.

This video portrait shows Klaas Voget, successful professional windsurfer from Germany.

This video portrait shows Andy "Bubble" Chambers, professional freestyle windsurfer from the UK.

IN YOUR FACE - 59 secs Video Portraits of professional windsurfers and watermen

While doing a photo shoot with a few professional watermen in Maui/ Hawaii, I wanted to approach things a little differently:
I wanted to give the viewer a bit of a living insight into their faces - for 59 seconds.

These videos are still portraits in a way - yet in motion and thereby "interactive".

Why 59 seconds? To underscore that while they are certainly long enough to get a good and interesting impression about them, this slice is just as certainly incomplete and can't show it all. It is a facet and only can capture the mood and situation of those seconds on that day.

I continued the "In your Face"-series at the Sylt Windsurfing World Cup, so for now, there are nine clips:
Kauli Seadi, Jason Polakow, Ricardo Campello, Robby Swift, Keahi Aboitiz, Andy Chambers, Klaas Voget, Bernd Flessner and Bjoern Dunckerbeck - choose from the tabs above.


(Inspiration for this little project came from work by Mr. Jarvis)

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