Grand Prize Winner Chosen for G3 Skigraphiks Contest

Skigraphiks wraps up after four months and four separate contests

Vancouver, British Columbia – Pow!, a design by Caleb Warner from Buckhannon, West Virginia, was chosen as the overall winner of this year's G3 Skigraphiks Contest.

Warner, a graphic designer at a print shop by trade, aspires to take his passion for designing skis from hobby to profession someday. As the grand prize winner, Warner will receive a pair of G3 skis with his one-of-a-kind Pow! topsheet graphic. Warner is excited to use his skis at the local West Virginia ski hill, Timberline, as well as on ski trips.

The SkiGraphiks competition, which held four separate contests between September 1 and December 31, encourages people to submit their graphic designs for a ski via the G3 Skigraphiks web site. The top design from each round was produced in limited-edition G3 skis. To see a list of the winning graphics, please visit:

To enter the contest, contestants submitted a topsheet graphic via the Skigraphiks website and the public voted on their favorite design. The overall winning design, “Pow!” was one of the most popular among viewers on the contest site and was also deemed the best design by a panel of G3 judges.

This year's challenge had four rounds, in concert with four partners -- online retailers, and, and Backcountry Magazine online, each with a different G3 ski, giving consumers the opportunity to enter four competitions between September 1 and December 31, 2011.

The grand-prize winner will receive a ski package valued at over $1,400. The package will include a pair of skis with their winning top-sheet graphic, as well as G3 skins and G3 bindings.

About G3

Based in Vancouver, B.C., G3 Genuine Guide Gear is manufacturer of industry-leading gear for backcountry skiing. It has been making avalanche safety equipment since 1995. The G3 product line includes skis, alpine-touring and telemark ski bindings, climbing skins, avalanche shovels, probes and other ski accessories. G3 was founded on the principle that gear built for backcountry guides should be manufactured to the highest standards, which has helped the company gain a reputation as an industry innovator. For more information, visit or like us on Facebook at


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