On August 11, the World Heli Challenge declared Sam Smoothy and Janina Kuzma the overall winners of the event. Numerous other prizes were awarded for categories including cinematography and photography.
For more information about the winners and the event, see our recap post here.
Below is a highlight video giving you a glimpse at what went down in Wanaka, NZ, as part of the 2011 World Heli Challenge.
[Editors Note] The WHC's original media release did not announce the cinematagraphy awards. They are as follows:
Air New Zealand Best Documentary – Mic Simpson
Gobandit Best Footage Captured on the Point of View Helmet Cam – Sean Balmer
Best Corona Product Placement – Jason Larraman
Most Creative Angles – Chris Kirkham