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The New Birds of Prey Poster

Rob Westrich's Raptor Series featured on The Birds of Prey Poster

Official Artist

It was announced today, Rob Westrich is The Official Artist of The 2010-2013 FIS Alpine World Cup Birds of Prey Event in Beaver Creek...more to follow


The Raptor Series by Rob Westrich has now landed in Twenty countries!

As of April people from twenty countries have taken delivery of limited edition Raptor Series prints. Those countries include:
Austria, Argentina, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Korea, Norway, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and of course The United States. 
Now of course, there is always room for more. You could be the one to add to the list.

International Honors


LONDON (5 MARCH 2010) - Professional photographer Rob Westrich of The United States was presented with the 5th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Nominee title for two images in the category of Nature at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photo Show attended by 35,000 online viewers who logged on live from 154 countries to see the climax of the industry's most important event for black and white photography.

Thousands of images were received from 68 countries worldwide. The awards international Jury included captains of the industry ,Fratelli Alinari, Contrasto to Tate and Hamiltons in London who honored Spider Fellows with 84 coveted title awards in 28 categories. The judges reviewed the entries online for eight weeks before making their final nominations and Westrich's "Bateluer Eagle and Golden Eagle," exceptional images entered in the nature category, received a high percentage of votes overall.

BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS is the leading international award honoring excellence in black and white photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers worldwide and honors the finest images with the highest achievements in black and white photography.

Janka Wins Crystal Globe Overall FIS World Cup

Garmisch-Patenkirchen, Germany

Carlo Janka the owner of three Limited Edition prints from Rob Westrich's Raptor Series wins the overall Audi FIS Alpine World Cup season!

Olympic Gold & Silver

Olympic Downhill Gold medalist Didier Defago (SUI) and Silver Medalist Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR) are both owners of Rob Westrich's Raptor Series Limited Edition Prints!!

Final Olympic Medal Count

3 Gold - 1 Silver - 1 Bronze

Raptor Series Owners win a combined 5 Olympic medals.

Aksel Lund Svindal  NOR
Gold Super G - Silver Downhill  and Bronze Giant Slalom

Didier DeFago SUI
Gold Downhill

Carlo Janka SUI
Gold Giant Slalom