Red Bull Rampage & Paul Basagoitia Documentary Win Sports Emmys

Aug 12, 2020 at 6:27
by James Smurthwaite  

Mountain biking productions picked up two awards last night at the 41st Sports Emmys awards. The Red Bull TV Rampage broadcast earned the Outstanding Digital Innovation Award while Paul Basagoitia's documentary Any One of Us won Outstanding Editing - Long Form. The Sports Emmys are presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) in recognition of excellence in American sports television programming, including sports-related series, live coverage of sporting events, and best sports announcers.

Red Bull Rampage


The Red Bull Rampage was broadcast live on 28 October last year and was then shown as part of the Signature Series in December on FOX. The broadcast is created by Freeride Entertainment who have previously been nominated for a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Camera Work on North of Nightfall however this is their first win. This year's Rampage broadcast included helicopter mounted cameras, cable cams and high quality long lens cameras to capture all the action from the remote event location. On top of that, viewers could also explore the course in augmented reality using the Red Bull TV app to understand riders' lines and view the big features.

bigquotesWe're ecstatic to announce that Red Bull Rampage is the winner of a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Digital Innovation. We'd like to thank Red Bull for an amazing partnership over the years and their efforts to collaborate on such visionary projects.Freeride Entertainment

Any One of Us


HBO's Any One of Us documentary followed the recovery of Paul Basagoitia following his crash and subsequent spinal cord injury sustained at Red Bull Rampage in 2015. Paul began shooting his recovery himself with the hopes of making a small film that would help fund his recovery but it was later picked up by Red Bull Media House who shot the remaining footage. The film was edited by Rose Corr.

bigquotesWell we really did it Harry! I can’t believe Any One of Us just won a Sports Emmy! Thank you to the whole team and everyone who made this beautiful film happen. I never thought documenting my worst nightmare would have such a huge impact to others. Thank you everyone who was on this crazy rollercoaster ride with me. Congrats Rose Corr on being one of the baddest editors out there!Paul Basagoitia



26 Comments

  • 22 0
 Congrats for this production award! You've got to be at the top of your game in both the sport and in film making just to enter, and winning is a real achievement, Be proud.
  • 12 0
 I have watched this before and it is very powerful. Just watching the trailer brought tears to my eyes again. Congratulations on a well deserved award!
  • 3 0
 Agreed - it gave me chills over and over again. Outstanding story, and well told.
  • 8 0
 It is truly unbelievable what humans continue to prove what we are capable of overcoming both physically and mentally.
  • 5 0
 Congrats Paul. From someone who has been through some serious injuries, I found your film very honest and brave. You weren’t afraid to film some really difficult and sobering moments. Your recovery has been amazing and inspirational.
  • 1 0
 I watched both Redbull Rampage (2019 was just awesome) and "Any One Of US" with my kids. The latter was Powerful, inspiring and sobering all at the same time. Great work spreading awareness and the importance of persistence! Way to go man!
  • 2 0
 Well deserved, this was the first time I really came close to understanding what Paul and people with similar injuries go true. Eye opening and moving!!!
  • 1 0
 More than deserved!! Congratulations Paul and thank you for what you been doing for people who are going through the same problems!!
  • 2 0
 A lotus from the mud. Well done Bas.
  • 2 0
 I just heard John Joseph of the Cro-Mags use that analogy (on the Angel and Z Podcast) the other day. Well played.
  • 1 0
 Any One of Us was really an impressive film... well deserved accolades and incredible to see how far Bass has come.
  • 1 0
 I bet this is the kind of doc' that would make a person cry. What a journey!
  • 2 0
 Who's cutting onions in here... oh god. What a dude!
  • 1 0
 Paul you are such an inspirational guy and I wish you all the best with your endeavours.
  • 1 0
 HBO in the US & Canada only... Frown
  • 5 1
 Get a vpn
  • 4 0
 It's on Prime for me in the UK, might be worth checking if it's the same for you.
  • 2 0
 Is he walking again?
  • 5 0
 Yes, and trail riding.
  • 3 0
 Seeepo ql el wn anda en ebike too piante urbanassault colgaomicro
  • 2 0
 Check out the movie! Wink It's incredible.
  • 1 0
 @mae-fr: oh agilao que bacan weon suelta el freno y presta la hermana y de pasa invita a comer piza zii
  • 1 0
 Paul Bossagoitia. Glad you're getting back on top of things, inspiring.
  • 1 0
 so rad! Congrats Paul!
  • 1 0
 nice, a follow up doc?
  • 1 0
 wins..

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