If you were are one of the unlucky few who missed the live Winter Whip 2018 Results announcement then you’ve come to the right place. You’d think by now we’ve run out of ideas in making this event memorable. Guess again as anyone in attendance could vouch and say that the 5th edition was by far the best yet. It’s pretty safe to say that this event has made a name for itself in the international circuit. We saw world-class local and international Snowboarders and Skiers participate in the Slopestyle competition.
Now That’s What I Call a Slick Slopestyle Course
If you’re wondering who designed the 2018 Slopestyle course then your long quest for answers has come to an end. This year’s Slopestyle course was designed by the Afriski Mountain Resort’s Kapoko Park crew and included more features than ever before. The course provided fun and technical options for the competitors, allowing for progressive runs throughout the jam style contest.
Ultimate Ears Winter Whip 2018 Deserve Ultimate Prizes
Club Med Prize Winners
Luke Dutton always finds himself in the mix for the top step and this year he finally nailed it. This win meant that Dutton received the Club Med prize consisting of a snow holiday for two to a Club Med resort in the French Alps. In the Ladies division, it was Mawa Jekot who put in a solid performance to claim yet another Winter Whip victory. Jekot’s victory also earned her the Club Med prize consisting of a snow holiday for two to a Club Med resort in the French Alps.
Red Bull Method Madness R5000 Cash Winner
The competition was rounded off with the Red Bull Method Madness which took place off the last big kicker. A half hour jam session to see who could pull off the biggest, steeziest Method grab. This year it was Damian Laird who threw down to take the win and the R5,000.00 cash prize.
But Wait There’s More
Freebies, Freebies All Around Us
Ultimate Ears treated the athletes and resort guests to activations and giveaways throughout the weekend. Club Med, on the other hand, set up an exclusive lounge, offering hot chocolate and gluhwein. Zappa Sambuca kicked off the apres ski party on the snow and celebrations went on late into the night. Live performances by Lawless Gentlemen, Sutherland, DJs Black Sparrow and Half n Half motivated even the most tired athlete to join the party.
Some Words from Our Event Organiser, Ryan Van Der Spuy
Although weather conditions threatened to put a damper on the weekend, the passion for snow sports shone through and with the continued support from our partners; Ultimate Ears, Red Bull, Zappa, Club Med and GoneSkiing, we were able to mark off another fun and successful Ultimate Ears Winter Whip event.
Winter Whip 2018 Results
1st – Luke Dutton
2nd – Kaylib Louw
3rd – Errol Krauss
1st – Mawa Jekot
2nd – Vanessa Phillips
3rd – Anja Gluch
1st – Damien laird
2nd – Timur Khananov
3rd – Kivin Hingst
1st – Ethan Terblanche
2nd – Sekhola Ramonotsi
3rd – Kyle Benade
1st – Tomas Frontoni
2nd – Linze Veenstra (JTK)
3rd – Dominik Schalper
1st – Oliver Guy (Junior Ski)