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PHOTO: Mike Schirf

PHOTO: Mike Schirf

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CARLSBAD, Calif. (October 16, 2017) -- Powder Magazine is exited to announce the 18th Annual Powder Awards and the show's return to Breckenridge, Colorado, this December. Celebrating the best in skiing cinematography, photography, and athletic achievement, the Powder Awards brings its rich 17-year history back to the revamped Winter Dew Tour. With the most prestigious ski awards event opening the weekend, the Dew Tour continues to establish its festival-style format with a blend of awards shows, music, on-snow events, and action sports culture.


Highlighting the best ski films and athletes of the year, the Powder Awards commences on the evening of December 14, 2017, at the Riverwalk Center. The event also showcases readers' favorite skiers with the annual Powder Poll.

Voting for the Powder Poll opened October 16 on PowderAwards.com and runs through November 10, 2017. Stay tuned for voting announcements and prizes.

POWDER is also accepting film submissions for the 13 film categories. Filmmakers can find submission information on PowderAwards.com.

One of the biggest nights in skiing, the Powder Awards attract a who's who of the industry, including professional skiers, ski legends, ski film production crews, industry brands, media, and celebrities.

The 18th POWDER Awards and Reader Poll will take place December 14th, 2017 at The Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge, Colorado. We will be supplying full media services for TV, print, radio, and webcast purposes during the event. For further information during the event, or leading up to it, please contact the media team for individual media requests. Press releases and digital images will be available via email.

Established in 1972 as The Skier's Magazine, POWDER is produced by and for those who embrace skiing and developed through a collective love of two things: good skiing and quality storytelling. Since its inception, POWDER believes in authenticity, experience, and a respect for its readers--the most passionate, dedicated, and loyal in the sport. Forty-five years after its founding in Sun Valley, Idaho, POWDER's network of digital and social properties, magazines, books, radio, and events, makes it the most influential and reliable source of information for the ski community. POWDER is published by TEN: The Enthusiast Network. For more information, please visit POWDER.com.

About TEN: The Enthusiast Network
TEN: The Enthusiast Network is the world's premier trans-media network of enthusiast brands, such as MOTOR TREND, AUTOMOBILE, HOT ROD, SURFER, TRANSWORLD SKATEBOARDING, and GRINDTV. With more than 60 websites, 50 publications, 50 annual events, the Motor Trend OnDemand subscription video-on-demand service, as well as the world's largest automotive and action/adventure sports media platforms, TEN inspires enthusiasts to pursue their passions. For more information, visit enthusiastnetwork.com.

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