GoPro’s 5th Million Dollar Challenge Breaks Records - GADGET-INNOVATIONS

GoPro’s 5th Million Dollar Challenge Breaks Records

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Awards $1 Million to HERO11 Black + Mini Camera Customers Globally


· Indian creator gets a share of the million-dollar pie, becomes the second Indian to win in GoPro’s Million Dollar Challenge (MDC)



·  Creators from India qualify two years in a row

GoPro announced the release of its fifth Million Dollar Challenge. The 100% user-generated highlight reel features video captured exclusively on the newest flagship HERO11 Black and HERO11 Black Mini cameras. Ultimately, 55 creators representing 21 countries made the cut receiving $18,181.81 for their submission.

Indian digital content creator and FPV pilot - Aditya Nayak, becomes second from the country to be awarded in the GoPro Million Dollar Challenge. This makes it the second consecutive win for the country. 

The three-minute, HERO11-customer-stoke video celebrates the joy that comes from capturing and sharing unique experiences with a GoPro. This year’s Million Dollar Challenge generated a record 42,446 total video clip submissions, representing a 66% increase in submissions year-over-year.

“The HERO11 Black and Mini Million Dollar Challenge video celebrates the creativity of our inspired customers,” said GoPro Founder and CEO, Nicholas Woodman. “Congratulations to this year’s creators—your videos inspire millions of people around the world to pursue their own interests and passions.”

GoPro has awarded $5 million dollars to Million Dollar Challenge award recipients over the past five years using a simple call to action: Use HERO11 Black or Mini to capture something inspiring and submit your raw video clip to GoPro Awards via the GoPro Quik app or The contest window ran for just under 10 weeks from Jan. 26 through April 2.

Award recipients learned if they made the cut by watching the global premiere on April 26 at 6AM PT/9AM ET. If their video clip was featured, they then knew they’d earned their place in GoPro history and $18,181.81 of the $1 million prize.

Mumbai, April 27, 2022