Photographer Krystle Wright wins coveted Red Bull Illume Overall Winner title.


For the first time in its 17-year history, a female photographer has taken the grand prize at Red Bull Illume, the world’s largest imagery contest that celebrates adventure and action sports. Australian photographer Krystle Wright convinced the Red Bull Illume Judging Panel consisting of more than 50 renowned judges with her shot of climber Angela VanWiemeersch illuminated in a crack, deep within Long Canyon, Utah, United States. It also wins the Innovation by MPB category.
Krystle Wright was overwhelmed by being crowned as overall winner.
Wright’s winning shot is one of ten awe-inspiring works to win a category winner prize at the Red Bull Illume Winner Award Ceremony in Sölden, Austria.
This image is free for editorial purposes only when used in relation to Red Bull Illume. Please always add the photographer credit: © Name of photographer / Red Bull Illume Photographer: Krystle Wright, Athlete: Angela Vanwiemeersch, Long Canyon, UT, United States // Red Bull Illume 2023 // SI202310051933 // Usage for editorial use only //
Krystle was previously a category finalist in the Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2013 and has made the top 25 in 2013 and 2019

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