With ESPN’s Winter X Games 2012 Real Snow video contest entering the final round today, getting the votes is more important than ever and one burly urban edit is going to take home the title of “Fan Favorite” and $50,000. The X gold winner will be picked by a panel of judges and announced this Saturday January 28. Halldor Helgason and Louis-Felix Paradis beat out the rest of the fierce competition and are battling it out until then. You can cast your vote HERE.
This is only the second year that Real Snow has been part of Winter X Games and ESPN recently announced more exciting news. At the European X Games in March in Tignes, France they will debut Real Snow Backcountry. Yes, you read right. Pure awesomeness. This video contest will be taken to a whole new level of fresh powder, cliff drops, tree riding, and big booter bangers.
The eight guys that will be participating are none other than some of the top big mountain riders in snowboarding – Mathieu Crepel, Ikka Backstrom, Gigi Ruf, Devun Walsh, Jussi Oksanen, John Jackson, Mark Sollors, and Nicolas Muller. We can be sure to have our minds blown with this group.
Check out the teaser for the new competition below: