Arc'teryx King of Dolomites 2016 at San Martino di Castrozza
From 18 - 21 February 2016 San Martino di Castrozza (Dolomites) will host the fourth edition of Arcteryx King of Dolomites, the photo contest to shoot the most beautiful freeride photo of the Dolomites.
For the 4th year running San Martino di Castrozza, the Pale di San Martino massif and the entire Dolomites will act as the backdrop for Arc'teryx King of Dolomites, the photo contest that aims to capture the best backcountry off-piste photo of the Pale Mountains in their winter garb.
The dates for the 2016 edition are from 18 - 21 February and for the first time at KOD the teams will have to shoot four different subjects: Action, Landscape, Alpinism and the Special KOD2016, a visual comprised of a stunning freeride shot accompanied by a 140-character short story
As usual the riders and photographers are split into the categories PRO, for the professionals, and WANNABES, i.e. up to 100 teams of passionate mountain photographers, skiers, snowboarders and telemark skiers. The international jury comprised of Freerider Stian Hagen, photographer and editor of the Polish mountain magazine Gory Piotr Drozdz and director of photography Maxime Alexandre will proclaim the "King" of each category on Sunday afternoon.TEAM 1 // Christoph Oberschneider. Riders: Matthias Aigner + Christoph Puggl
TEAM 2 // Klaus Polzer. Riders: Sebastian Huber + Neil Williman
TEAM 3 // Franz Walter. Riders: Hanna Finkel + Silvan Kaspar
TEAM 4 // Joris Lugtigheid. Riders: Krijn Grun + Jurgen Saurens
TEAM 5 // Johannes Strobel. Riders: Johanna Stålnacke + Tom Grant
TEAM 6 // Sverre Hjornevik. Riders: Bard Oymar + Pia Nic Gundersen
TEAM 7 // Riky Felderer. Riders: Paolo Marazzi + Paolo Pernigotti