Team USA-Vermont won Gold in the 26th annual International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge, Colorado, with “Rhonda and Her Recycling Robo-Octopus,” a piece that depicted 14-year-old science whiz Rhonda riding inside her invention—the Robo-Octopus—which helps clean the ocean floor. Below you will find a gallery of the winners along with the People’s and Artist’s Choice winners.
Gold – Team USA-Vermont
Silver – Team Switzerland
eam Switzerland won Silver with “Converse.” The sculpture depicted two structures, almost identical, yet converse.
Bronze – Team USA-Loveland
Team USA-Loveland won Bronze with “Bolting from Extinction,” a piece rooted in the idea that nature does not know extinction because it only knows transformation
Artist’s Choice – Team USA-Wisconsin
Team USA-Wisconsin won Artists’ Choice with “Dia de los Muertos,” which represented an altar seen during the Mexican holiday.
People’s Choice – Team USA-Breckenridge
Kid’s Choice – Team Mongolia-Batmunkh