Powder Video Awards
The 14th annual Powder Video Awards took place in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Friday night. Athletes, filmmakers, photographers and more gathered at the Depot in downtown Salt Lake City for the sold-out event. Sweetgrass Productions took the top honors for movie of the year for their film, "Valhalla."
(Clockwise from top left): Tim Durtschi won best male performance and best natural air, Sean Pettit won best manmade air, Callum Pettit won best line, and Dale Talkington won breakthrough performer.
(Clockwise from upper left): Elyse Saugstad won best female performance, Wendy Fisher won best short, Ingrid Backstrom placed first in the female reader poll, and Angel Collinson placed third in the reader poll.
Tim Durtschi cleaned up with the award for best natural air for his rodeo 7 in Field Productions' "Supervention" and the coveted best male performance for his segment in Teton Gravity Research's "Way Of Life."
Elyse Saugstad won the award for best female performance for her self-produced edit in Teton Gravity Research's Co-Lab contest. "It's truly an honor," Saugstad said upon receiving her award.
Sherry McConkey, Ben Bryan, Charlie Rosene and Steve Winter accept the award for best documentary for the film, "McConkey," about the life and death of freeskiing legend Shane McConkey.
Ben Sturgulewski, Nick Waggoner, Mike Brown and Zac Ramras from Sweetgrass Productions accept the award for best editing. Later in the night, they won their first movie of the year award, which they accepted while standing nude on the stage.
Tom Wallisch placed 10th in the men's reader poll and was also nominated for best male performance for his solo film part, "The Wallisch Project." He's photographed here with his girlfriend, Steph Osborn.
Matt Sterbenz, Josh Berman
4FRNT Skis founder Matt Sterbenz stands with Level 1 Productions' founder Josh Berman at the Powder Awards.
Sage and Daron
Teton Gravity Research skiers Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, who placed fourth in the male reader poll, and Daron Rahlves pose for photo.