Cool winners at U.S. Nationals Snow Sculpting Championships
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"Walla Walla Bing Bang" by Team Michigan won second place in the U.S. Nationals Snow Sculpting Competition in Lake Geneva last weekend. Terry Mayer photo.
"Nisdat Ku-eex" or "Last Dance" from Team Alaska came in third place. Terry Mayer photo.
Gene Kempfer People's Choice Award went to Team Illinois's "Quis ut Deus.". Terry Mayer photo.
The 2013 US National Snow Sculpting Competition Champion, held in Lake Geneva, is Team Wisconsin with their sculpture, "Dancing Flame." Team Wisconsin members were David Andrews, Jason Anhorn, and Stephen Bateman.
In second place was Team Michigan with "Walla Walla Bing Bang." Team Michigan members were Luke Dehtiar, Ryan Olszowy, and Max Dehtiar.
Team Alaska's "Nisdat Ku-eex" (The Last Dance) took third place. Team members were Gary Lyon, Les Babcock, and (Dr.) Gary Keeton.
The Gene Kempfer People's Choice Award went to Team Illinois' "Quis ut Deus." Peter Hermann, Jack Gerard, and Doug Scherrinksy made up the team.
For more photos of the winners and the other sculptures in the competition, see the link on Walworth County Today's Facebook page.
Also check out our photo gallery on our website, and the Feb. 10 print or e-edition of Walworth County Sunday.