Held at Thredbo in New South Wales, the One Hit Wonder Down Under is as viewer-friendly as comps come. A group of skiers and riders, chosen through video audition, spend four days doing their most insane big-air tricks on camera. Afterward, the best cuts are posted online, and viewers vote for their favorite skier and snowboarder.
The end result is a bunch of riders sinking all their skill into pulling off the flashiest, best-looking stunts they can think of. Even little children do better in the terrain park than I do, so it’s nice to know that I can at least catch big air vicariously.
Here’s the video of last year’s comp, with winners Robbie Walker and Bine Zalohar:
This year’s competition goes down September 14-18. Hopefuls have until August 20th to send in their audition tapes.