MMWUC: Making a special announcement re: Sammy Carlson

September 29th, 2013 by

Top of the morning, folks, and welcome to this special edition of the Monday Morning Wake Up Call. We’re breaking the pattern this week to bring you some exciting news, and a contest to accompany. Without further ado…

We’re excited to announce Mr. Sammy Carlson has nabbed the cover of Freeskier’s November issue, our 2014 Resort Guide. Sammy had himself one heck of a great year—securing X Games Real Ski Backcountry gold, hosting yet another successful invitational event at Mt. Bachelor and producing a handful of awesome edits—and to say he’s deserving of this honor is an understatement. While we’re not releasing the actual cover just yet, we’re introducing a contest we’re certain you’ll enjoy.

Below are a handful of Sammy’s latest videos. Within one of these edits you’ll find a clip shot from almost the exact same angle as the photograph of the stunt that’s featured on the cover of our November issue. We’re challenging you to find the right freeze frame, snag a screen shot and upload it to Freeskier’s Facebook page. Should you get it right, you’ll be eligible to win a prize package featuring gear from Sammy’s sponsors.

We’ll be unveiling the cover via a live Google+ Hangout with Sammy later this week. Stay tuned for more information on a specific date/time. Following the Hangout, we’ll announce a winner(s) of the contest—should there be one.

Good luck, all.

Have some videos that you think are worthy of an appearance in Monday Morning Wake Up Call? We want to see what you’ve got. Send your ideas to henrik@freeskier.com, or hit up @Freeskier on Twitter with the hashtag #MMWUC.


The best of Sammy C:

Watch Sammy Carlson’s winning X Games Real Ski Backcountry video.

Sammy Carlson takes you behind the scenes of Real Ski Backcountry.

Sammy Carlson drops summer edit ft. Windells Camp, Hood River antics.

Sammy Carlson has Spring Fever. See hot shots from Mammoth Mountain.

Sammy and the U.S. Freeskiing team invade Mammoth.


What you can win:

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1. APO Sammy C skis
2. Dakine Heli Pro DLX 20L
3. Dakine Fillmore Mitt
4. Skullcandy Crusher headphones
5. Oakley Crowbar goggles
6. Nike Bellevue 3-in-1 jacket (style not guaranteed)

Submit your screen grab to our Facebook page now.

Note: There is no limit to the number of photos you can upload to our Facebook page. In the event that multiple people select the correct image, Freeskier staff will select one of the finalists randomly in order to crown a winner. This contest is open to U.S. residents only.

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About the author:
Henrik Lampert loves hot dogs, the Boston Bruins and Norway. He's the Online Editor here at Freeskier.