Check out who took home the big wins at the 18th Annual POWDER Awards

Love, community and unparalleled skiing converged for the biggest night in powder.

Unparalleled excellence in skiing and those that take it to new heights was honored Thursday night with the 18th Annual POWDER Awards. Celebrating the best riders, photographers, films and more in skiing from the past year, it was a monumental way to celebrate what 2017 brought to the ski community.

The biggest night in skiing brought all these amazing people together at the Riverwalk Theatre with ski legend Johnny Mosley playing host.

“Tonight was a night to celebrate creativity, inspiration and a wonderful community coming together,” said POWDER Editor John Clary Davies. “There are many different kinds of skiers. It’s an honor to bring everyone together to celebrate going downhill on snow.”

The night can be best summed up by what Nicolas Teichrob, co-founder and director of Dendrite Studios, which took home the night’s top prize of Movie of the Year for their film “Numinous,” said: “I want to leave you with four things. One: be playful. Two: choose love. Three: don’t take life too seriously, and four: connect with nature, because when you do your life will be that much better.”

The crew behind “Numinous,” which won Movie of the Year. From left: Tatum Monod, Kye Petersen, Nicolas Teichrob, Logan Pehota and Wiley Miller. Photo: Courtesy of David Reddick/POWDER


Photo of the Year
Photographer: Ming T. Poon
Skier: Cody Townsend
Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Moving Mountains
Auden Schendler
Aspen Skiing Co.

Best Line
Logan Pehota, Numinous, Dendrite Studios

Best Air
Tanner Hall, Triumph, Tanner Hall, Corey Stanton and Tom Yaps

Best Powder
Mark Abma, Eric Hjorleifson, Chris Rubens, Drop Everything, MSP Films

Best Jib
LJ Strenio, Habit, Level 1 Productions

Breakthrough Performance
Keegan Kilbride, Habit, Level 1 Productions

Full Throttle
Kye Petersen, Numinous, Dendrite Studios

Best Female Performance
Tatum Monod, Habit, Level 1 Productions

Best Male Performance
Sammy Carlson, To Be, Sammy C Productions

Best Short
Tales of Vienna, Seeking Nirvana

Best Post-Production
Numinuos, Dendrite Studios

Best Cinematography
The Time Within, DPS Cinematic

Best Documentary
2.5 Million, T-Bar Films

Movie of the Year
Numinous, Dendrite Studios

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