And the innagural Hemisphere Challenge goes to the Northern Hemisphere! Team 1, the Southern Hemisphere team accumulated 35.52% of the votes, while the victors, Team 2 rounded that out with 63.48%. Aside from pure speculation, the identities of the teams—riders and photographers alike, have been kept hidden through the entire, ten day run of the contest. In doing so the riding and the photos have no biases attached to them, hemispherical or otherwise; and can be taken at face value alone. Now that the Challenge is finished, the time has come to reveal the players …

Hemisphere Challenge: Team 2 Gallery
Gallery includes all photos, Day 1-Day 5, with rider and photo credits.

Hemisphere Challenge: Team 2 Gallery
Gallery includes all photos, Day 1-Day 5, with rider and photo credits.

Team 1: Southern Hemisphere—35.52% of votes

Photographer:
Phil Erikson
Location: Wanaka, New Zealand

Riders:1. Tim Jackaways
Location: Wanaka, New Zealand.
Sponsors: Burton, Anon, Snowpark NZ, Chop

2. Jah Harris
Location: Whangmata, New Zealand
Sponsors: Albin, Grenade Gloves, Fatigue Project, Electric, Snowpark NZ, Chop

3. Will Jackaways
Location: Wanaka, New Zealand
Sponsors: Burton, Volcom, Snowpark NZ, Chop

Team 2: Northern Hemisphere—63.48 of votes

Photographer:
Tim Zimmerman
Location: Mammoth Lakes, CA

Riders:1. Chad Otterstrom
Location: Breckenridge, Colorado, USA
Sponsors: Academy, Bonfire, Blubird, Defcon, Bollé, Ogio, Breckenridge

2. Jonas Carlson
Location: Strà¤ngnà¤s, Sweden
Sponsors: Capita, DC, Union Bindings, Airblaster

3. Torstein Horgmo
Location: Trondheim, Norway
Sponsors: Rome, DC, Arnette

Big thanks to Frank Wells, Sam Lee, Snowpark NZ and all it’s employees; Phil Erikson, Tim Zimmerman, Joe Carlino, Jah Harris, Tim Jackways, Will Jackways, Jonas Carlson, Torstein Horgmo, Chad Otterstrom, NZ Snowboarder, the town of Wanaka; and most importantly anyone who logged on, voted, and made this thing work. Seriously, thanks.