Will These Videos Make the Finals in the GoPro Evolution Contest?

May 5, 2018
by Pinkbike Staff  
GoPro contest


On June 15th, we close entries to Part I of the GoPro Evolution Contest and select 10 to go to the next round of user voting. Do you think these videos will make the cut? Think you can do better and be in the running for the $5,000 worth of prizing?


Farwell Canyon Freeride by @pgripper:


Views: 6,891    Faves: 44    Comments: 4



Flow Line Area One by @werideslow:


Views: 3,625    Faves: 7    Comments: 1



Fist Full of Dollars by @reecewallace:


Views: 8,344    Faves: 40    Comments: 5



Last Ride Down A-Line at DH Farm Bike Park by @eastfyfes:


Views: 3,338    Faves: 2    Comments: 0



Indiana Jones by @bikesafaritour:


Views: 2,765    Faves: 1    Comments: 0




Do you think you can create a better video and take home the $5,000 in cash prizing from GoPro? You have until June 15th! Here are the details on how to enter:



GoPro Evolution Contest, Part 1: Capture
You. Your bike. Any line. Anywhere. Raw POV.

How to Win
Submit 1 to 2 minutes of your stunning, technical, just plain rad unedited raw GoPro footage to be eligible to win, with over $5,000 cash prizing up for grabs.

Judges will select their 10 favourite clips, and then the Pinkbike audience will vote on their favourites. The footage with the top 3 most votes will take home cash prizes. First prize of $3,000. Second gets $1500. Third wins $500.


Dates
April 4th, 2018 - Contest opened for entries
June 15th, 2018 - Entries closed
June 18th, 2018 - User voting
June 25th, 2018 - Winners announced


Location
Planet Earth

Judging Criteria
• Composition & framing
• Perspective & degree of difficulty of shooting
• Performance & style
• Overall beauty & lighting







MENTIONS: @GoPro


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25 Comments

  • 50 0
 That fusion one is just annoying
  • 9 3
 Creating the globe like nasa
  • 2 1
 @RedBurn: imagine; the earth is so small with 1 trail only....
  • 15 0
 Only one of those submissions was watchable. Did the pick poorly done ones to make more people submit? “Oh, that looks terrible, I could do better than that.” kind of thing.
  • 3 0
 That's the trippiest POV I've ever seen.
  • 6 2
 I don’t know what you guys are talking about but I like the one of the helmet floating above a miniature Ewok planet.
  • 2 4
 I don't know, it's kind of the only unique thing going on here. The riders are all great but this is a video contest, not a riding contest.
  • 5 0
 @fullfacemike: since it can't be edited, ultimately it becomes the best riding and coolest looking terrain when shot from a helmet cam contest.
  • 1 0
 I agree, that fusion costs like $500, someone who bought that much worth of camera should not be able to win this contest.
  • 1 0
 @benhempymtb: the GoPro gimbal costs $300 and will probably be used in a ton of submissions.
  • 1 0
 @Tshuttleworth: lol Fusion... He must've fused biking and acid. That was trippy. Boring yet entertaining. I can't stop laughing at that stupid thing; it's a cat video. lol
  • 11 1
 For anyone that relies on a GoPro and their smartphone/tablet, this contest is not for you. You’ll spend too much time struggling to pair the 2 devices.
  • 6 1
 Oh man! First video rocks, definitely riding that line on my next trip to Canda!
  • 3 0
 sick line! but watch out don't you hit with the warp stabilizator!!
  • 2 0
 Fastest way off of this mountain ? DH bike !
  • 2 0
 I watched that and thought "why is he going so slow?" And then he sped up SO QUICK and I was like "Oh it's steep as f*ck"
  • 1 2
 @LukeBurgie: Yeah its insane how fast you get going. My entry is the same line but with a slight hiccup on the first attempt.
  • 1 0
 @LukeBurgie: Lol same. That is STEEP!
  • 5 0
 First one was the best, and the deer running in front was cool on the 3rd video.
  • 4 1
 Reece Wallace and Dirt surf mountain POV win. The rest sucked donkey.
  • 1 1
 Clearly no one understands this criteria, it's not just about strapping a gopro on and riding for 30 seconds. I'll wait until I see someone who actually gets some interesting angles to judge.
  • 3 0
 You realize it has to be unedited right? That means 1 angle - helmet, chest, bar or an "interesting angle" like the one floating above the guy that will probably be unwatchable.
  • 1 0
 How can one confirm that their video has been submitted and entered into the contest? I'm pretty sure it worked, but I can't see the vid on the "All Entries" page.
  • 1 0
 I thought of the Little Prince when I saw the fusion video. More yap than brap but still interesting.
  • 2 0
 "submit" button doesn't work on video upload, with or without flash...

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