2009 Magnificent Seven, Houston, TX
Ben Rand inspects his ice work, "Up in the Heavens."
The Magnificent Seven was an invitational ice carving competition put on by DLG Ice Factory in Houston on 1/10/09. It featured seven carvers (Rich Bubin, Buddy Rasmussen, Ben Rand, Dan Rebholz, Robert Childers, Vegas Iceman, and Dawson List (me)), seven blocks of ice per carver (about 7 tons total) and seven hours of carving time. Rich Bubin won the judges choice competition while Dawson List won the people’s choice award.
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