ESPN recently announced the winner of the official Winter X Games “Test your Medal” contest. Hundreds entered but only one winner will have their design be on the 2012 Winter X Games medal. The winner of the contest is a 30 year old surf board shaper, Joe Hodnicki. Joe is from the Greater New York area and has a degree in Molecular Genetics.
“In this design I am taking another approach at incorporating all the elements of the X Games, snowboard, skiing, and snowmobiling, all the while creating the “X” shape and texturing the medal at its different levels with help with the contrasting,” said Joe regarding the inspiration of his design.