Interested photographers must submit a 3-minute DVD presentation of
images set to music that reflects the work that would comprise their
full 9-minute production in the Showdown. The top five photogs are flown
to Whistler to compete for the $10,000 cash prize.
In the last 10 years, the contest has featured the photography of
renowned surf photographers Aaron Chang, Jason Childs, Jeff Divine and
Warren Bolster; skateboard gurus J. Grant Brittain and Jon Humphries;
acclaimed mountain bike photographer Sterling Lorence; ski & snowboard
legends Kevin Zacher, Eric Berger, Paul Morrison, Blake Jorgenson, Mark
Gallup, Scott Markewitz, Dave Heath, Vianney Tisseau and Mattias
Fredriksson, among others.