RECAP: Highlights from Kings and Queens of Corbet’s Couloir Competition

   02.12.20

Last night, I fell down an internet wormhole watching video from the annual Kings and Queens of Corbet’s Competition where two dozen of the world’s finest skiers and snowboarders go toe-to-toe in an electrifying aerial battle taking place at world-renowned ski resort, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

As they compete for the cherished title of “King or Queen of Corbet’s,” each competitor has two runs down Corbet’s to show judges what they got, with only the best run counting toward the grand prize. So riders MUST bring their ‘A-game’.

Here’s a short ‘hype reel’ for the event, followed by highlights from this year’s competition:

 

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@caite_zeliff opens up #kingsandqueensofcorbets 2020 with a stomp! Link in bio to watch live! #jacksonhole #jhdreaming

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With this epic jump, Veronica Paulsen became the first woman to land a backflip into Corbet’s Couloir:

 

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First female backflip STOMP into Corbet’s! @veronicabelle 🤯. #kingsandqueensofcorbets #jacksonhole

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Let’s take another look at that from her perspective:

I’ll admit it.. I was a bit nervous watching this double backflip:

 

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Double backflip ✅. #kingsandqueensofcorbets going off right now! ⛷:@jakehopfinger #jacksonhole #jhdreaming

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It looks like he jumps into an abyss..

The skiers weren’t having ALL of the fun..

Saucy..

 

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Nose butter into Corbet’s? @hanzkyle greasing it. #kingsandqueensofcorbets #jacksonhole #jhdreaming

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Checkout more photos from the event below!:

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