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Drift, makers of innovative wearable HD point of view cameras, and their Chilean distributors, Drift Chile, are proud to team up with a strong roster of sponsors and La Parva ski resort in Chile, to announce the inaugural Eye of the Condor photo and video competition.
The Eye of the Condoris a photo and video competition featuring teams of elite winter athletes, videographers, and photographers battling over five days, July 30 to August 5, to produce the most compelling photo portfolio and 3-5 minute video segment on the breathtaking yet challenging terrain of La Parva resort, just outside of Santiago, Chile. Competing teams include K2, KLINT, Discrete, Dubsatch, and Optimus Prime and feature world-class athletes such as J.T. Holmes, Sean Petit, Leo Ahrens, and Tanner Rainville.
Officially, this is the first event to be sponsored with the freshly released Drift HD point of view camera. The new Drift HD is the latest innovation in the POV camera market, featuring a shorter body, replaceable lens and new rear hatch design while preserving Drift’s signature features such as an integrated LCD screen, 300-degree rotating lens, 170-degree field of view, multiple mounting options, water resistant casing, and professional-grade1080p/30fps and 720p/60fps high-definition video settings.
Drift is also providing each team with the all the accessory tools desired, including: monopods, SD cards and plethora of mounts. Teams will be required to dedicate at least 45 seconds of their 3-5 minute videos to POV footage filmed with these cameras.
“It is a privilege for Drift to be involved in such a world-class inaugural event,” said John Rounds, Drift’s global marketing and sales director. “The video competition will be a quintessential event to showcase the new Drift HD.”
Beyond its competitive aspect, the Eye of the Condor event will reach out to the local community with a photography contest for local Chilean students and seminars, photo retrospectives, and other events that seek to examine the roll that action sports and photography play in society at large.
Stay tuned on Drift’s Facebook wall and Twitter feed for live action shots and footage from the event. For more information about Drift Innovation Cameras please visit, http://www.driftinnovation.com/ or for the Drift Chile website please visit, http://www.driftinnovation.cl/. To learn about the Eye of the Condor event and other teams and sponsors visit http://www.eyeofthecondor.com
About Drift innovation:
Drift Innovation is a wearable Point of View Camera product company offering consumers wide-angle recording capabilities to capture all their adventures and activities. Designed with smart real life use features, it is highly recommended by the specialists in outdoor sports, motorsports, and snow sports. Drift captures the action from the every individual’s point of view and offers easy ways to share and re-live the experience with friends and family. For more information about Drift Innovations, visit www.driftinnovation.com.