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Patrolling is Life Photo Contest: VIEW THE WINNERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wow, what a showing of photos! Thank you all very much for uploading your photos to the NSP Flickr page for the Patrolling Is Life photo contest. We received over 400 photos for the contest. Click here to take a look at all 468 photos.

Congratulations to Scott Cordner of Bear Mountain, Calif.! His photo, appropriately named, "Cornice Removal," won first place overall. He has been awarded the grand prize of a heli ski trip to Alaska with H2O Guides. Way to go Scott!!!

Second place overall goes to Craig Yanase of Mt. Hood, Ore., for a photo named "Baldy Hike." Yahoo!! Craig will receive GoPro's HD Helmet HERO, which is the world's highest-performance wearable 1080P HD video and still photo camera. Yahoo!!!

Third place overall goes to Carey Pierce of Sundance, Utah, for a photo titled "Rescue Dog." Carey will receive amazing technical base layer clothing from Polarmax. Polarmax engineers the Acclimate Dry performance fabrics with their unique moisture management system, superior breathability, and anti-microbial qualities. Yippee!!!

We want to thank our sponsors for being a large part of this contest. Their dedication and support of the National Ski Patrol and its members is greatly appreciated. We value all they do to support the safety and camaraderie we as patrollers share every day. THANK YOU SPONSORS!


NSP Photo Contest H2O Guides Ortovox Auclair Mountainsmith Polarmax Subaru bolle GoPro Cascade Rescue Columbia


Below are the winning photographs in each category, as well as the OVERALL winners. Click on the thumbnail to see a larger version of the image. Congratulations to all who won, and thank you to everyone who submitted photographs. You made the contest a rousing success!!.


The top three overall photos in the Patrolling is Life Photo Contest

1 - Cornice Removal, Scott Cordner.jpg

2 - Baldy Hike Craig Yanase.jpg

3 - Rescue Dog Carey Pierce.jpg

Apres Ski Winners

Contest winners in the Apres Ski category

1 - Always Ready Susan Whitaker.jpg.jpg

2 - Day Well Spent Eric Mullen.jpg

3 - Ober Gatlinburg Refresher Jaime Dunn.jpg

Passion for the Profession Winners

Contest winners in the Passion for the Profession Category

1- floation pack testing Geoffrey Ferguson.jpg

2 - early morning sundial Mike Peters.jpg

3 - Sun and windy Larry Maurer.jpg

Patroller at Work

Contest winners in the Patroller at Work category

1 - Southback control Kim Kircher.jpg

2 - Sling Loading Richard Bumgardner.jpg

3 - NSP cornice bombing Thad Bookman.jpg

The Ski/Snowboard Experience

Contest winners in the Ski/Snowboard Experience category

1 - Morning powder Andrew Longstreth.jpg

2 - NSP ski snowboard Ed Gygli.Jpg

3 - ice beard ian sanford.jpg