Following the second year of the Real Snow urban video contest that coincides with the Winter X Games, ESPN announced the addition of the Real Snow Backcountry video contest to kick off at the 2012 European X Games. Eight of the world’s most prestigious and fearless big mountain riders will submit individual 90-second video parts. The prize? $50,000 and an X Games gold medal. Additionally, there’s $10,000 up for grabs for the Fan Favorite of the contest. The voting for Round One began February 21 and will run though February 28.
The masses better prepare themselves to witness snowboarding at a whole new level. To watch the Real Backcountry edits and cast your vote head HERE.