After much deliberating, the winner of the Nike 6.0 media apprenticeship competition was announced as Josh Knox from London. Josh won through the hundreds of other entrants to bag himself the first prize of placement on the team.
Judges Chris Moran, Andrew Horsley, Will Smyth and Alex Wade all commented on his smooth camera work and strong story lines running through the film clips, with his sharp photography capturing action moments beautifully.
Throughout his placement year with Nike 6.0, Josh will work alongside some of the action sports industries top professionals. From photographers, film makers and athletes, to magazine editors and publishing houses – including companies like Extreme TV, Permenant Publishing and Factory Media. He will also receive exclusive training and top of the range equipment from Adobe – official partners of the scheme.
He will experience live photo shoots, attending some of the best action sports in the world and documenting the 6.0 teams exploits.
Josh, 18, said, “This is a really good opportunity to improve my skills as a filmmaker and photographer and have the opportunity to work with some of the best riders in Britain. I want to progress in the film and photography arena as I want to show people the passion these athletes have for their sport. I also want to learn more on the post production side so I can make my editing outstanding.”