Announcing the Winner of our #RiseAboveContest!

By Yaara Schattner on 14/07/2017

We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our contest and helped make it a success!

And special congratulations to Chelsea Salthouse, the winner of a Pacsafe Venturesafe Backpack. Her photo entry received 369 votes, the most of any participant, and has been crowned the winner!

Chelsea’s photo was taken in Gili Trawangan, Indonesia, showing her “First encounter and high-five with a GIANT sea turtle” – way to go, Chelsea!

In addition to Chelsea’s post, there were many beautiful, inspiring, and exciting moments shared by travelers worldwide. Here’s a video of some of the best moments we’ve seen:

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