NEWS

JUNE 2015 - JUNE 2017 SKADI FOUNDATION PROGRESS REPORT PUBLISHED!

 

SKADI Foundation has come a long way since its inception in January 2016. Have a look at our 1st Progress Report to see how far we have come,

what our plans are for the future and meet the people who help make this all possible.

COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH PROJECT PRESENTED AT ISSW 2016

 

Dr. Iain Stewart-Patterson of Thompson Rivers University presented our collaborative research project

at the International Snow Science Workshop in Breckenridge, Colorado.

SKADI FOUNDATION LAUNCHES GOFUNDME CAMPAIGN

 

Visit or gofundme campaign page and donate today! It's easy and every little bit helps the cause.

SKADI FOUNDATION LAUNCHES PROMOTIONAL VIDEO

 

Check out our promotional video launched on Vimeo.

MOTORIZED AVALANCHE AWARENESS AND FUNDRAISER

 

SKADI Foundation presents SLED NIGHT a motorized avalanche awareness and fundraiser event.

There will be avalanche awareness presentations specific to motorized users by Jeremy Hanke and Brodie Evans.

Vendors in the community of Revelstoke have generously donated some sweet prizes.

Join us at the Traverse Night Club in Revelstoke on December 30, 2016 at 7pm.

Proceeds from the event go towards SKADI Foundation projects.

PHOTO AND VIDEO CHALLENGES

 

SKADI Foundation launched The Calling 2017 Photo and Video Challenges in March 2017.

Submissions were accepted until mid-June. Judges will choose the Top 5 submissions in each challenge along with the 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners.

Top prize in the Video Challenge is $5000 and top prize in the Photo Challenge is $1500. Winners will be announced at the Edmonton Snow Show in October.

The Top 5 submissions will then be shown at trade events and voted on by the people to win the People's Choice Award. The Top 5 submissions will then be uploaded to Social Media for people to vote for their favorite to win the Social Media Award.

VIDEO AND PHOTO CHALLENGES 1ST, 2ND, 3RD PLACE WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT

 

We are excited to announce The Calling 2017 Photo Challenge Winners! The Top 5s have been selected and are currently being voted on at snow shows and industry events. We will announce the People’s Choice winner on December 5 – then it’s your turn to vote for the Social Media Award winner! Stay tuned for updates. Thank you to all who participated in the 2017  Video and Photo Challenges. We will be launching 2018’s Challenges shortly so start collecting your sweet shots!

1st:        Rider: Brandon Wiesener

               Videographer: Tim Grey

               Username: Biglines

               YouTube Link: https://goo.gl/qEcsG1

 

2nd:      Rider: Logan Thibodeau

               Videographer: Alex Hanson

               Username: Aquilarising333

               YouTube Link: https://goo.gl/TgsbxS

 

3rd:      Rider: John Benjamin

              Videographer: Blake Scott

              Username: SkyPixelMedia

              YouTube Link: https://goo.gl/3ctUSw

1st: Tim Grey (Rider Brandon Wiesener)

2nd: Tim Grey (Rider Reagan Sieg)

3rd: Cody Matechuk (Photographer Ryen Dunford)

Shout out to the Judges of The Calling 2017 Video and Photo Challenge. They had to fill out some pretty detailed forms for each entry. We appreciate your time!

 

Rob Alford

Justin Symes

Gavin Leigh

Jeremy Hanke

Duncan Lee

Nadine Overwater

Rob Hoff

 
VIDEO AND PHOTO CHALLENGES PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD AND
SOCIAL MEDIA AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT

 

We are excited to announce The People's Choice Award and Social Media Award Winners for The Calling 2017 Video and Photo Challenges. This concludes our 2017 Challenge. Thank you to all who participated. We will be launching 2018’s Challenge shortly so start collecting your sweet shots!

People's Choice:    Jon Jean

Social Media:   Alex Hanson

Social Media:     Rider: John Benjamin

                             Videographer: Blake Scott

                             Username: SkyPixelMedia

                             YouTube Link: https://goo.gl/3ctUSw

 People's Choice:  Rider: Cody Borchers

                                Videographer: Donovan Skelton

                                Username: Forever Young

                                YouTube Link: https://goo.gl/gMHB9P

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