Teton Village, Wyoming — The winners of the 2012 Teton Gravity Research Grom Contest have been announced.
After sorting through 62 entries over the course of the season, 16-year-old skier Sam Winship, who skis at Grand Targhee, has been voted the over all winner by the TGR production team and TGR athletes. In the snowboard category, 13-year-old Reid Smith, who rides at Camelback in Pennsylvania, was voted the overall snowboard winner.
Sam Winship’s edit:
As the over all champion, Winship has won the opportunity to film with the TGR production team during the 2012-13 season. Winship also gets to attend the world premiere of TGR’s newest ski and snowboard film The Dream Factory and have his video edit play before every showing of The Dream Factory film tour. On top of that, Winship gets a GoPro package and a pile of TGR swag.
As the snowboard winner, Reid Smith will also have an edit of him play before The Dream Factory on the film tour and he gets a GoPro and TGR swag package.
Congratulations to both Sam and Reid for putting together two winning edits!
Reid Smith’s edit:
About the TGR Grom Contest:
Now in its third year, the TGR Grom Contest makes the dream of staring in a ski and snowboard movie a reality for one lucky participant. Groms 17 years old or younger may submit up to one ski or snowboard edit each month for a chance to film with us during the 2012-’13 season and have an edit of their footage shown before our 2012 film tour. A GoPro HD Hero 2 will also be awarded to our favorite edit from each month.