World Heli Challenge: Downhill Competition

An aerial view of the VnC Cocktail Downhill Competition at the World Heli Challenge. (Tony Harrington)
Downhill Competition: World Heli Challenge

An aerial view of the VnC Cocktail Downhill Competition at the World Heli Challenge.

The athletes get ready for the start of the downhill.

Downhill Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)


The race is all about getting down the hill the fastest, whichever way you want to go.

Downhill Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)


The men's ski race.

Downhill Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)


Ingrid Backstrom, Jackie Passo, and Janina Kuzma toast after the women's ski race.

Downhill Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)


The cocktail bar.

Downhill Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)


Tony Harrington smashes through the cocktail bar.

Downhill Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)


The heli drops everyone off after the downhill competition.

Downhill Competition: World Heli Challenge
(Tony Harrington)

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