Rio de Janeiro, the next Olympic city, on film

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Our attention has turned towards Rio, the host of the next Olympics in 2016

The one bad thing about the Olympics is you get completely amped watching it, then you have to wait a whole four years for it to come around again. Wait – maybe that’s what makes it so awesome. Either way, we’ve got withdrawal symptoms of Olympic proportions right now.

When thinking of things that might help us overcome our new found and no longer satiable desire for sports like swashbuckling and horse dancing our attention turned towards Rio, the host of the next Olympics in 2016.

Watching these videos and getting to know the next host city really helped – now we’re more excited about the next Games than we are sad about the end of London’s.

“The City of Samba”
A gorgeous and epic tilt-shift film showing off first Rio’s stunning landscapes then it’s legendary Carnival.

“Ryan Doyle freerunning in Rio de Janeiro”

Check out Brit freerunner Ryan Doyle’s Rio diary.

“Helicopter View (HD)”
Get a bird’s eye view of the Marvelous City and the gorgeous landscapes that envelope it courtesy of this helicopter-shot montage.

“Free Riding in Rio – Red Bull Trial X Sessions”
Capture a glimpse of the Vidigal favela as the camera follows French moto trial athlete Julien Dupont riding and jumping through the community.

Read all our Rio 2016 coverage!

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Rio de Janeiro, the next Olympic city, on film was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Brett Ackroyd
Author: Brett Ackroyd (631 posts)

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