For the new year, we asked you to share your favorite 2014 and new years moments as part of our #MyNewYear Video Contest for a chance to win tickets to the 2016 Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game! We received over 1,000 awesome submissions (you can check them all out here), but we could only choose one winner. Today, we’re excited to share the winning movie with you!

The winning movie, #MyNewYear 2014 – What a Great Year!”, was created by Pete from Hawaii. He said 2014 was a great year for him in Hawaii on so many levels! Pete is in the Army stationed at Camp Smith and 2014 was the first year he had not been deployed to a combat zone in years.  So, he was able to enjoy Hawaii’s perfect weather all year long – visiting pristine beaches, riding his motorcycle, surfing, scuba-diving, golfing, hiking, paddle-boarding, sea-kayaking and experiencing gorgeous sunrises and sunsets.

Pete tells us “I love living in paradise, and I am so lucky to be able to serve 3 years of my career here.”

Congratulations to Pete! We loved your video and want to thank you for serving our country! You can check out his movie below!