Niseko Hanazono Hill Climb 2013

This weekend on Sunday the 4th Niseko Hanazono Hill Climb cycling race will be held. This year the event has again drawn large numbers of cyclist from all over Japan with over 600 entrants.

This year race photography will be available providing action, finish line and group portrait shots as prints or digital downloads after the race.

Finish line euphoria between Mt. Annupuri and Mt. Iwaonupuri, 5 August 2013

Finish line euphoria between Mt. Annupuri and Mt. Iwaonupuri, 5 August 2012

Take a look at our 5 spot Virtual Tour of the event taken over the last few years – see if you can find your way to the finish line and beyond by clicking on the white icons embedded in each panorama.

Click on the white icon to move through the virtual tour, 30 July 2013

Click on the white icon to move through the virtual tour, 30 July 2012

The time-lapse below was put together with the 600+ shots of all entrants crossing the finish line in last years race. The time-lapse was not shot at irregular intervals unlike standard time-lapses and has a stop motion feel.

Everyone is hoping for good weather and a TEAM NISEKO podium finish – Go Niseko!!

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