Best of 2001 – Best Turning of the Tides


It was a scenario new schoolers have been drooling for: skiers and snowboarders competing head-to-head in a quarterpipe for a single prize. A pair of skis flipping and spinning into Mammoth’s spotlit, snow-filled night sky. Snowboarders trying to follow suit and not quite matching up.

Philippe “Philou” Poirier

, a skier, beating out the boarders at the Gravity Games. We’re king of the hill again, baby.