The Jon Olsson Super Sessions is a competition unlike anything we've seen—athletes, cinematographers, and photographers judged on the quality of their art and style of their skiing. Photographer Mattias Fredriksson was there to capture the event for us. Turns out, he also won the photo category.
Grete Eliassen and Sean Pettit were crowned overall champions in Silverton, CO. Here are the photos from the event.
As part of the Telus World Ski and Snowboard festival in Whistler, photographers from around the world submitted their ski, surf, mountain bike, and skate photos for inclusion in the Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown. The finalists were invited to submit a nine minute slideshow, set to music, of the best images from their life's work. These are a few images from the finalists, as well as Blake Jorgenson's winning presentation.
The European X Games finished up today in Tignes, France, with the women's ski slopestyle and halfpipe and the men's ski slopestyle. North American athletes represented on the podium with Canadian and U.S. skiers winning all three of today's events. Here are photos from the day.