World Heli Challenge: Big Mountain

A helicopter packed with athletes heads to the landing zone on the top of Mt. Albert for the Big Mountain Day at the World Heli Challenge. (Tony Harrington)
Big Mountain Competition: World Heli Challenge

A helicopter packed with athletes heads to the landing zone on the top of Mt. Albert for the Big Mountain Day at the World Heli Challenge.

Athletes make their way to the start of the course.

Big Mountain Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)


The athletes plan their routes down.

Big Mountain Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)


Ted Davenport of the U.S. gets air.

Big Mountain Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)


Tim Myers from Australia heads down.

Big Mountain Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)


Chris Booth of Australia goes deep.

Big Mountain Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)


Martin Cernik from Czechoslovakia carves up Mt. Albert.

Big Mountain Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)


Australia's Sam Foster flies down.

Big Mountain Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)


Australia's Janina Kuzma shows the men how it's done.

Big Mountain Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)


Australia's Andrea Berchtold takes her turn.

Big Mountain Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)

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