July 06, 2018
Croatian drone pilot Kreso Saric has been flying racing drones for years. Now his experience as a pilot is paying off in a big way.
Saric was the latest winner of the , which awards $1,000 each week to the top video uploaded to AirVuz.com. Saric, whose pilot name is Sekile, won for his video “.”
In the winning video, Saric’s drone flies around a moving motorcycle and dirt bikes, as well as zipping through trees. He combined the drone footage — shot with a GoPro — with footage from his Sony A6300.
It was the third time an FPV (first-person view) video took home the weekly prize in the AirVuz contest. Pilot JZFPV won for that featured an X-Games gold medal-winning skateboarder. And FPV novice Nicholas Gaillard’s first video filmed with his mini quad also took home the $1,000 weekly prize for “.”
Saric’s video was the latest example of how racing drones are being combined with action sports to create unique and thrilling footage. AirVuz put together a like “Harmony Drone Lines” that showcase how drones and action sports mix.
The Drone Video of the Week contest follows the success of the inaugural , which selected the best drone videos and photos of 2017. Voters chose winners in 13 categories from a total of more than 33,000 videos.
For more information about the contest, contact Tyler Mason, Director of Public Relations, at .
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