Red Bull Raid at Squaw Valley Celebrates Local Talent In Beautiful Spring Conditions

Red Bull Raid at Squaw Valley Celebrates Local Talent In Beautiful Spring Conditions

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Red Bull Raid at Squaw Valley Celebrates Local Talent In Beautiful Spring Conditions

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Winner Camille Conrad poses for a portrait at Red Bull Raid at Squaw Valley Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe, California, USA on 2 April, 2021. // SI202104070029 // Usage for editorial use only //

Red Bull Raid is the only competition in the United States that blends uphill ski mastery with big mountain prowess.

This year’s event was restricted to Squaw Valley locals due to COVID-19, and 42 skiers and riders competed in sunny spring conditions.

The competition had skiers ascend a route at Squaw Valley with speed, and descend with the most style and skill.

Ryan Faye skis at Red Bull Raid at Squaw Valley Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe, California, USA on 2 April, 2021. Credit: Ming Poon/Red Bull Content Pool

Winners received $500 cash, and $500 to donate to a local business of their choice.

Trevor Semmens and Camile Conrad were crowned champions in the skiing competition. While Garret Cygan and Jenna Shlachter took home top prizes in the splitboarding discipline.

Trevor Semmons performs at Red Bull Raid in Squaw Valley, CA on April 2, 2021. // SI202104070077 // Usage for editorial use only //

It looks like it was an awesome event with a great turnout. Pretty neat to see skiing and snowboarding competitions happen again.

Here’s to hoping next season is chalk-full of competitions, gatherings, and more all-around ‘normalcy’.

Photographer Credit: Ming Poon / Red Bull Content Pool


Featured Image Credit: Christian Pondella/Red Bull Content Pool

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