The 2008 South American Photo Challenge, held at Chile’s Ski Portillo, is an invite-only, five-day event to determine who can shoot the best photography in five categories: air, powder, big mountain line, ski culture, and creative angle. The photo/athlete teams are Grant Gunderson shooting Pep Fujas, Adam Clark shooting Eric Roner, Steve Lloyd shooting Jason West, Jordan Manley shooting Chad Sayers, and Gene Dwarkin shooting Josh Van Jura. The winning shots will be published in the February issue of
Editors Jake Bogoch and Mark Lesh attended the photo challenge and reported back to SkiNet their discoveries. Click on one of the days below and see how much Herman Maier can eat, the difficulties of shooting in a snowstorm, and how good of skiers the Chilean Army has.