SPOTLIGHT: A LOOK BACK AT RIDING THRONES

The stunning locations used in the hit TV series Game of Thrones served as the backdrop for a wondrous project in 2018 that combined photographer Lorenz Holder and BMX rider Senad Grosic. It’s a couple of years ago, but the tricks look just a awesome and the shots still take our breaths away.

PHOTOGRAPHER LORENZ HOLDER TEAMS UP WITH AUSTRIAN RIDER SENAD GROSIC

The stunning locations used in the hit TV series Game of Thrones served as the backdrop for a wondrous project in 2018 that combined photographer Lorenz Holder and BMX rider Senad Grosic. It’s a couple of years ago, but the tricks look just a awesome and the shots still take our breaths away.

Senad Grosic performs during the Riding Thrones project at Downhill Castle in Castlerock, Ireland on April 30, 2018 // Lorenz Holder/Red Bull Content Pool // AP-1WRPBKS8W1W11 // Usage for editorial use only //

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Northern Ireland played host to several landmark locations with this particular project two years in the making thanks to German Holder and Austrian Grosic.

Senad Grosic poses for a portrait at the Cage skate park in Salzburg, Austria on August 23, 2016 // Ydwer van der Heide / Red Bull Content Pool // AP-1PD2YAQDD1W11 // Usage for editorial use only //

Inspired by the TV show, Holder contacted Grosic about the idea with the Croatian-born rider jumping at the chance to star in places like the Haunted Forest.

Senad Grosic performs during the Riding Thrones project in Tollymore Forest Park in Newcastle, Ireland on May 3, 2018 // Lorenz Holder/Red Bull Content Pool // AP-1WRPBKQQN1W11 // Usage for editorial use only //

Due to the show’s global popularity, they had to get up early at 4.30am for the 10-day shoot of ‘Riding Thrones’ in order to beat the crowds of tourists.

Senad Grosic performs during the Riding Thrones project at The Dark Hedges in Ballymoney, Ireland on April 29, 2018 // Lorenz Holder/Red Bull Content Pool // AP-1WRPBKQWN1W11 // Usage for editorial use only //

They visited fictional Iron Islands, Dorne, Winterfell, the Kingsroad and Dragonstone, set among the actual real locations like Bushmills and the Giant’s Causeway.

Senad Grosic poses for a portrait during the Riding Thrones projectat on top of the Antrim coast, Ireland on May 1, 2018 // Lorenz Holder/Red Bull Content Pool // AP-1WRPBKRDD1W11 // Usage for editorial use only //

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The world of Game of Thrones and BMX have collided in a stunning fantasy project for photographer Lorenz Holder. A two-year dream of two-wheel tricks to the backdrop of the fictional location Westeros in Northern Ireland reached fruition in a stunning shoot with Austrian rider Senad Grosic // Senad Grosic performs during the Riding Thrones project at Giants Causeway in Bushmills, Ireland on April 26 , 2018 // Lorenz Holder/Red Bull Content Pool // AP-1WRPBKRU51W11 // Usage for editorial use only //
Senad Grosic performs during the Riding Thrones project in Tollymore Forest Park in Newcastle, Ireland on May 3, 2018 // Lorenz Holder/Red Bull Content Pool // AP-1WRPBKRZH1W11 // Usage for editorial use only //
Senad Grosic performs during the Riding Thrones project at Moyarget Road in Ballycastle, Ireland on May 1, 2018 // Lorenz Holder/Red Bull Content Pool // AP-1WRPBKSD91W11 // Usage for editorial use only //
Senad Grosic performs during the Riding Thrones project at Kinbane Castle in Ballycastle, Ireland on May 1, 2018 // Lorenz Holder/Red Bull Content Pool // AP-1WRPBKSVH1W11 // Usage for editorial use only //
Senad Grosic poses for a portrait in front of the entrance at Tollymore Forest Park in Newcastle, Ireland on April 30, 2018 // Lorenz Holder/Red Bull Content Pool // AP-1WRPBKSPW1W11 // Usage for editorial use only //
Senad Grosic performs during the Riding Thrones project in Castlerock, Ireland on April 30, 2018 // Lorenz Holder/Red Bull Content Pool // AP-1WRPBKSJ51W11 // Usage for editorial use only //
Senad Grosic performs during the Riding Thrones project at Dunluce Castle in Bushmills, Ireland on May 1 2018 // Lorenz Holder/Red Bull Content Pool // AP-1WRPBKS4W1W11 // Usage for editorial use only //


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