2012 VIDEO

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    2012 FULL THROTTLE: KYE PETERSEN

    Full Throttle Kye Petersen All.I.Can. Sherpas Cinema Kye Peterson’s segment in All.I.Can. starts with a dramatic sequence. A pillow breaks and buries him. He sets off a slide here and another one there before the helicopter picks him up on a tight spine. He blows up and tomahawks after sending several huge 7s on big […]

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    2012 BEST JIB: J.F. HOULE

    Best Jib J.F. Houle After Dark Level 1 Productions Other skiers, including Tom Wallisch, L.J. Strenio, and Nick Martini, may have jibbed more difficult and dangerous rails and objects. But Quebec native J.F. Houle showed the most style with a switch 270 to wall ride in Level 1’s After Dark. Shot at night, Houle skis […]

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    2012 BEST NATURAL AIR: KYE PETERSEN

    Best Natural Air Kye Petersen All.I.Can. Sherpas Cinema In this day and age of sculpted and stept-out backcountry booters, throwing tricks off natural terrain and making it look good is not as commonplace as one would think. In All.I.Can., Kye Petersen skis a difficult line and proceeds to throw a rodeo 720—a trick attempted by […]

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    2012 BEST MANMADE AIR: NOTHING ELSE MATTERS

    Best Manmade Air Nothing Else Matters Legs of Steel Aside from Best Powder and Movie of the Year, the Powder Awards are reserved for individuals. Best Manmade Air is no different. Yet in 2012, that all changes with the 13-man train in Nothing Else Matters by Legs of Steel. That’s right—13 different skiers hit three […]

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    2012 THE NORTH FACE BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE: PARKER WHITE

    The North Face Breakthrough Performance Parker White After Dark Level 1 Productions We knew he could ski park and urban, but who knew Parker White has such style in big mountains and deep powder? In Level 1 Productions’ After Dark, the East Coast jibster sent a message that he is a force with his first-ever […]

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    2012 MOVIE OF THE YEAR: ALL.I.CAN.

    Movie of the Year All.I.Can. Sherpas Cinema   The most coveted Powder Award goes to the two-year film project All.I.Can. from Whistler-based Sherpas Cinema. Former winners of Best Documentary (The Fine Line), the Sherpas carried a compelling storyline throughout the film, featuring original time-lapse footage, powerful skiing, unique cinematographic shots, and several subliminal environmental messages. […]

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    2012 MEN’S NO. 1: TOM WALLISCH

    The 2012 Powder Awards Reader Poll

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    2012 MEN’S NO. 2: SEAN PETTIT

    The 2012 Powder Awards Reader Poll

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    2012 MEN’S NO. 3: SAGE CATTABRIGA-ALOSA

    Landing in third for the fourth year in a row, perhaps after hauling down a spine for Teton Gravity’s next film, was Sage Cattabriga-Alosa. His annual Teton Gravity Research segment is often the highlight of the TGR films and no doubt he rode the wave of TetonGravity.com fans to the third spot.

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    2012 MEN’S NO. 4: SETH MORRISON

    The 2012 Powder Awards Reader Poll