The Adventure Life, Wagner Custom, Visit Telluride Announce Winner

The Adventure Life, the online adventure magazine, Wagner Custom Skis, and Visit Telluride today announced the winner of the season-long “Share Your Ski Stoke” contest.
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The Adventure Life (www.theadventurelife.org), the online adventure magazine, Wagner Custom Skis (www.wagnerskis.com), the Telluride, Colorado-based leader in custom ski-fitting science, and Visit Telluride (www.visitteulluride.com) today announced the winner of the season-long “Share Your Ski Stoke” contest. Ryan Hollington of Albuquerque, New Mexico, will be stoked to receive a trip for two to Telluride, Colorado - complete with skiing and lodging compliments of Telluride Ski Resort, a pair of Wagner Custom skis designed and built specifically for him, plus a day of helicopter skiing with Telluride HeliTrax.

“The online space has become contest-ridden, so we wanted to raise the bar and see just how creative and inspired people could be when asked to simply share their passion for skiing,” said Steve Casimiro, editor of The Adventure Life. “This contest offered a premium reward for the most creative, passionate, and stoke-filled entry. Ryan put together a video with music he composed and played, helmet-cam film from Silverton Mountain that he shot, and a personal narrative that he wrote and dubbed.”

The contest was promoted through online outlets, social media, and social networking platforms, with entries posted exclusively on TheAdventureLife.org. Airfare, lodging, and lift ticket package were generously provided by the Telluride Tourism Board (www.visittelluride.com) and Telluride Ski Resort (www.tellurideskiresort.com).

About Wagner Custom Skis (www.wagnerskis.com) Wagner Custom was founded in 2006 in Placerville, Colorado, just downstream from the Telluride Ski Resort. Wagner Custom hand-builds precise-fitting skis and snowboards one at a time, each unique and designed for a specific rider. Wagner uses only the finest raw materials, and all skis and boards are crafted around sturdy, solid wood cores. Wagner shapes and assembles skis using state-of-the-art 21st Century equipment in what may be the world's greenest ski factory, running entirely on wind and solar energy. Determine your “Skier DNA” online at www.wagnerskis.com.

About The Adventure Life (www.theadventurelife.org) The Adventure Life was launched in 2008 by Steve Casimiro, a writer, photographer, and editor with career highlights including 11 years at Powder Magazine, most of those as editor; launching Bike Magazine as founding editor; and contributing to National Geographic Adventure for 11 years, most of those as West Coast Editor. The Adventure Life offers its growing audience a multi-media experience, including photos, videos, information, story telling, expert advice, and gear recommendations all in one online destination. A dedicated newsletter will soon reach The Adventure Life's 90,000-plus monthly viewership of active consumers who find adventure in every day. For more information, visit The Adventure Life at www.theadventurelife.org.

About Telluride (www.VisitTelluride.com)
Located in Southwest Colorado's San Juan Mountains, Telluride sits at 8,750 feet above sea level and is renowned for its Old West charm, culture and famous festivals, as well as exceptional restaurants and hotels. The entire town has been designated a National Historic Landmark District.
Telluride is connected with neighboring Mountain Village by a free gondola transportation system —the only one of its kind in North America. At an altitude of 9,500 feet, Mountain Village is a pedestrian-friendly community and home to the Telluride Ski Resort headquarters, a world-class golf course, restaurants, lodging and shops.

For more information about Telluride Ski Resort, visit www.tellurideskiresort.com

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