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Winners announced at World Heli Challenge

Skier Jacqui Edgerly and snowboarder Will Jackways take top honors at 2012 World Heli Challenge

Updated: August 17, 2012, 12:06 AM ET
By Megan Michelson

2012 World Heli Challenge

Photos from the World Heli Challenge in New Zealand. Gallery

Imagine a contest where a helicopter lifts you to the highest peaks in New Zealand's Mt. Aspiring National Park, and for two days, you get to ski powder, cliffs, and backcountry kickers. That's the basic premise of the World Heli Challenge, a big-mountain and freestyle ski and snowboard contest that was founded in 1995, discontinued in 2001, and then resurrected in 2009.

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