March 14th, 2010 – Rimouski, QC
Jason Dubois rode home on his new Polaris RMK 800 while Jess Kimura took on $2500 in cash at the 5th Edition of Snowmission.
Charles Reid, Franck Bourgeois, Ben Bilocq and Julien Beaulieu made it to the men's podium, while Joanie Robichaud and Magalie Dubois stood tall for the ladies.
Jason Dubois, from Stoneham, QC, is the proud winner of the Polaris RMK 800 snowmobile. Charles Reid from Mont Tremblant takes second place with winnings of $6000, including $1000 for the best trick (alley-oop backside rodeo 7 nosegrab). The podium was completed by Franck Bourgeois.
In the womens category, Jess Kimura, from Vernon, BC, was back for a second year and got up on the podium’s highest step – leaving the contest $2500 richer. She shares second and third position with Joanie Robichaud from Quebec and Magalie Dubois from Mont-Tremblant, earning $1000 and $500, respectively. The best trick was a Five-O Front 180 Out from Michigan’s Marie Hucal.
The 2010 edition took place under a deep blue sky and burning sun, while the original course gave the crowd and incredible final heat. Also featured this year were 12 different snowboard companies showing off next year products with on-snow demos. A record crowd of more than 7.500 noisy kids showed up to support the riders. To conclude this amazing snowboard day, a full house was waiting for We Are Wolves – totally ripping the after-party at the main lodge bar.
For a full video recap of this year's edition, check the link :