Slope Soaker pooled competitors

Fernie Alpine Resort celebrated its last day of the winter season with the annual Coca-Cola Slope Soaker.

Skiers and snowboarders did their best to cross the chilly waters at Fernie Alpine Resort on April 13.

Skiers and snowboarders did their best to cross the chilly waters at Fernie Alpine Resort on April 13.



Fernie Alpine Resort celebrated its last day of the winter season with crowds cheering the bold competitors at the annual Coca-Cola Slope Soaker. Forty-seven brave skiers and snowboarders launched themselves off a jump in hopes of clearing the impossibly long pond of chilly water.

Autumn Jones won overall based on style, costume and crowd popularity.

The music of the Good Ol’ Goats livened up the sunny plaza as skiers and boarders bid a fond farewell to next winter.

2014 COCA-COLA SLOPE SOAKER at FERNIE ALPINE RESORT

FINAL RESULTS

BEST OVERALL – Distance, style, showmanship, costume and crowd reaction

#1 – Bib 67 Adam Jones

#2 – Bib 18 Robert Pugsley

#3 – Bib 62 Alex Sinclair

BEST SKIM (MADE IT ACROSS POND) & BEST CROWD REACTION

Bib #20 – Brodie Forsyth

Runner Up Bib #43 – Chris Bradley

BEST COSTUME

Bib #75 – (Evil Knevil) – Dave Henderson

BEST TRICK

Bib #25 – (Spiderman 360) Sam Goodison

BEST SPLASH

Bib #49 – Shawn Williams

BEST EFFORT

Bib #51 – Caio Estanislav

SEXIEST

Bib #22 – (Bikini Man) Shane Fleay