Unknown No Longer
Ten of the top amateur skiers in the world, handpicked by the Level 1 Productions crew, descended upon the Summit at Snoqualmie in Washington recently for the finals of Level 1's 11th annual SuperUnknown contest. Here finalist Robin Romera gets it done for the cameras.
Mitchell Brower, the only American finalist and the eventual winner of the 2014 contest, sets the high mark on the quarterpipe to tree jib. Brower joins a prestigious list of SuperUnknown winners including Tom Wallisch, Corey Vanular, Niklas Eriksson and others.
Laurent De Martin
Finalist Laurent De Martin demonstrates proper form on the butter box. SuperUnknown regularly draws over 100 entries worldwide.
Hugo Pelletier styles it out through the dirt gap, part of an array of features built by the Snoqualmie park team.
Level 1 athlete Khai Krepela lends a hand, doing a little bit of tree trimming with the jump shaping tools, to help out finalist Geoff Lovelace.
Geoff Lovelace threads the needle through the tight part of the dirt gap. A little bit of rain and bad weather early in the week didn't stop the finalists from throwing down.
Geoff Lovelace styling out a flip trick on the quarterpipe. Throughout the week, riders worked closely with the park crew to develop and personalize the park setup, resulting in some unique features.
Level 1 athlete Khai Krepela stepped up to what was probably the most imposing feature of the week, a gap to chairlift rail, to show the finalists how it's done.
Mitchell Brower shows off his clean and unique style, mixed with some good old-fashioned amplitude that crowned him SuperUnknown XI champion.
Finalist Vincent Prevost throws down one of the more technical tricks on the chairlift gap rail with a misty off.