Teva Mountain Games Announces Photo Contest Winners


The winners of the 2010 Mountain Click Photo Competition at the ninth annual Teva Mountain Games were announced today, with winners in three categories: Performance, Vibe, and Mountain Magic.

Amateur and professional photographers submitted photos for a chance at cash prizes and the opportunity for first-place winners to have their work published in the October issue of Outside magazine.

A team of professional sport and outdoor photographers judged the photos on several criteria, such as energy, personality, and a well-composed frame. The photo with the highest average of combined scores from each judge won. The top three winners in each category were:

Performance: 1) Aaron Ingrao. 2) Daniel Milchev. 3) Stephen Botts.

Vibe: 1) Brianne Bradfield. 2) Marc Piscotty. 3) Momchil Chavdarov.

Mountain Magic: 1) Daniel Milchev. 2) Chip Kalback. 3) Marc Piscotty.

The Teva Mountain Games, a project of the Vail Valley Foundation, are the nation’s largest celebration of mountain sport, lifestyle and music. This year's games took place in Vail, Colorado, June 3-6.

–Michael Webster