Powder Video Awards
2013 Powder Video Awards
The 2013 Powder Video Awards took place Thursday night in Park City, Utah. The event has been held in Aspen in recent years, but this year, it took place at the Park City Live venue in downtown Park City.
Movie of the Year
Level 1's "Sunny" won Movie of the Year. "It's great to see Powder was open-minded enough to give a movie like this movie of the year because 50 percent of the film was filmed off the mountains and in the street," said Level 1's Josh Berman (shown here).
Best Male Performance
French freeskier Candide Thovex won best male performance for his film, "Few Words," which also won best cinematography. "That is a big one," Candide said about his best male performance award, as he thanked all of this sponsors and friends.
Giray Dadali, who appeared in Meathead Films' "No Matter What," stands in the crowd. Meathead's film, which was shot nearly entirely on the East Coast, won for Best Powder for a segment shot at Jay Peak, Vt.
Photo of the Year
Photographer Jordan Manley won Photo of the Year for this shot of Dave Treadway. Treadway accepted the award on Manley's behalf. Prints of the nominated photos are being auctioned off to benefit the High Fives Foundation.
The awards ceremony coincided with the opening night of the Sundance Film Festival, going on now in Park City, Utah.
Best Female Performance
Michelle Parker won best female performance for her skiing in Matchstick Productions' "Superheroes of Stoke." Upon accepting her award, Parker thanked MSP cinematographer Scott Gaffney and said, "Last year was a dream come true for me."
Women's Reader Poll
The late Sarah Burke received second place in the Women's Reader Poll Awards (Ingrid Backstrom nabbed the top spot). Sarah's agent Michael Spencer was on hand to accept Sarah's award.
Men's Reader Poll
Tom Wallisch, shown here with Steph Osborn, won the Men's Reader Poll for the third time.
Men's Reader Poll
Cody Townsend took sixth place in the Men's Reader Poll and Tanner Hall took ninth. Both of them accept their awards here.