Val d’Isere Skier Leo Taillefer Wins GoPro Line Of The Winter

Leo Taillefer wins GoPro’s Line of the Winter contest for an unprecedented second year in a row and takes home $20,000!

The team from GoPro showed up unexpected in Leo’s hometown of Val d’Isere to surprise him with the big news, and present him with the cheque.

After over 300 entries, Leo won 3 out of the 4 months of the contest heats and is this year’s king of Line of the Winter. A GoPro spokesman said: “His unique creativity and ability to push the limits each month separated himself from the rest and secured another unprecedented win. Congrats Leo!”

Watch his surprise announcement, and his winning lines here:

Leo said on his Facebook page:

“I’ve been waiting for it to be official, I’m the winner of the GoPro‪#‎LineOfTheWinter‬ contest for the second year in a row.
I want to thank all my partners who made it possible : Val d’IsèrePICTURE ORGANIC CLOTHINGLine SkisFull Tilt,  La Caméra Embarquée.fre.fr, Poleplant.
Many thanks as well to my MEN Pierre Rougeot, it wouldn’t have even existed without him.
Thank you also to: Kevin CroyLoic LorcherJuan Antonio Poley MorenoNicolas Grd, Pancho, Luciano, Chill, Nico TuazAntony Fait, Yoaness… 

See you next year for some even crazier lines!”

Katie Downs

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