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Nick McNutt Loses $100,000 by one Vote, Lands Spot on TGR Roster Instead

Nick McNutt joined the TGR team full time the year after his standout submission to the Co-Lab contest, where he came within one vote of winning $100,000. His massive switch landings in deep powder and undeniable style got him second place in the contest, and a permanent spot on TGR’s roster.

RELATED: 5 days until the premiere of TGR's new film Tight Loose. Watch the trailer and get tickets here.

The next season, he filmed in Revelstoke for Almost Ablaze and his stellar performance in the segment won the Whistler-based skier Rookie of the Year. It was very proud moment for TGR, indeed.

Watch the full segment here.

About TGR's Top 21 Moments:

This year, TGR turns 21 years old. To celebrate, we're resurfacing TGR founders, Todd and Steve Jones', favorite moments from filming over the last 21 years—the moments that made TGR what is is today. One video a day until the world premiere of our new film "Tight Loose" on September 17 in Jackson, Wyoming.

Check out McNutt’s famous Co-Lab video submission:

From The Series: TGR’s Top 21 Moments

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