#96 SKI THE EAST w/ Chris “Rooster” James and Geoff McDonald

Ski The East

#96 Ski The East       Chris “Rooster” James and Geoff McDonald created,  SKI THE EAST,  the rally cry and East coast skiing’s main identifier.  The two friends met in college while creating a “Jackass” style show for the campus’ TV station.  After multiple citations and several threats of getting kicked of school filming […]

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#94 Sven Kueenle – Set Goals For Success

#94 Sven Kueenle       This week we have German Freeskier, Sven Kueenle.   I connected with Sven while at the IF3 festival in Montreal. He was there to support the latest Legs of Steel film, “Same Difference”.   Sven spent more time travelling to the event than he was able to spend there […]

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#88 Daniel Rönnbäck – Journey Through Photography

#88 Daniel Rönnbäck       Swedish photographer, Daniel Rönnbäck stopped in at the LPP Studios while in Whistler to compete in the Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown at the World Ski and Snowboard festival.  He decided to accept the invitation to the contest  because it happened to coincide perfectly with the JP Auclair Memorial event.  Daniel […]

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#87 – Colter Hinchliffe – Skiing and Climbing

#87 Colter Hinchliffe       Colter Hinchliffe made his way to Whistler this spring from his home in Aspen Colorado to take advantage of the amazing Canadian spring snow conditions we have this year.  He’s here with his snowmobile and is on a mission to stack ski footage to use for upcoming projects.   […]

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#86 – Wiley Miller – Skiing is First

#86 Wiley Miller        Wiley Miller always wants to ski. Skiing comes first and even if he wasn’t getting paid… he’d still do it. Wiley, originally from Billings Montana has found himself relocating frequently in the last few years.   He’s lived in Salt Lake City,  Revelstoke and is now currently in Pemberton BC. […]

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#85 Hadley Hammer – Skiing and Podcasting

#85 Hadley Hammer       Hadley Hammer is a skier and a podcaster from Jackson Hole Wyoming.   She produces and hosts the Nausicaa-cast which features female athletes from non-stick and ball sports.  Hadley wanted a way to not only engage herself intellectually but be able to present female athletes through a platform where […]

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#83 Logan Pehota – Skiing the Freeride World Tour

#83 Logan Pehota       We originally had this episode of the LPP with Logan Pehota scheduled for a later date.  Yesterday,  Logan placed second at the Freeride World Tour stop in Fieberbrunn, Austria so we decided that there was no better time than now.  When we recorded this conversation,  Logan told us that […]

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#81 Amie Engerbretson – Passion for Skiing with a Fallback Plan

Amie Engerbretson

#81 Amie Engerbretson – Passion for Skiing with a Fallback Plan       This week we have the lovely Amie Engerbretson on the LPP!   As we always do,  we cover a lot of topics with Amie in this episode.  To start off the show she talks about getting caught in an avalanche an few […]

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#79 SLVSH w/ Matt Walker and Jason Mousseau

SLVSH

#79 SLVSH with Matt Walker and Jason Mousseau       This episode we examine the phenomenon that is SLVSH.  Phenomenon?  Yes.  SLVSH is basically a game of HORSE on skis played between two excellent athletes,  filmed and edited then released weekly.  What makes it so important is that its a concept that is at […]

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#71 – Matt Elliott and Andrew Bradley

#71 – Matt Elliott and Andrew Bradley       Matt Elliot and Andrew Bradley are OG’s in the Whistler Skiing scene and have spent a lot of chairlift rides together and have taken even more photos.   Matt is currently the cover-boy for the latest Warren Miller flick, “Here there and Everywhere”.  Andrew, “loves skiing […]

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#66 – Watkin and Oscar McLennan – RV Ski Trip

#66 – Watkin and Oscar McLennan – RV Ski Trip       I met Oscar and Watkin McLennan where I meet most people I know.  On the Mountain.  The brothers from Australia were in Canada collecting content for Chillfactor Magazine and Mountainwatch.com which both have their fingers on the pulse of Australian skiing. I […]

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#62 – Shred With Ed – Skiing With The Eddie Bauer Crew

#62 – Shred with Ed – Skiing with the Eddie Bauer Crew   We were invited to spend a week with the Eddie Bauer 1st Ascent crew as they descended upon Revelstoke for their yearly ski trip. The trip was a content mission, collecting video and photos documenting the fun and great stories that come […]

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#61 – Andy Mahre – Stoked to Ski Pow and Hit Cliffs

#61 – Andy Mahre – Stoked to Ski Pow and Hit Cliffs   Andy Mahre comes from a very successful skiing family.  His dad and his uncle are two of the most successful American skiers winning gold and silver medals at the Sarajevo Olympics among many other skiing achievements.  It’s safe to say that Andy […]

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# 59 Marc Piche – Mountain Conditions Report App

# 59 Marc Piche – Mountain Conditions Report App   Marc Piche is the guide who teaches guides how to guide. Marc is an internationally certified IFMGA Mountain guide and is currently the Technical Director of the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides. In this role, Marc works extensively in the Canadian Mountain and Ski Guide […]

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#53 Angel and John Collinson – Super Siblings

#53 Angel and John Collinson – Super Siblings       What’s the opposite of sibling rivalry?  It’s what Angel and John Collinson do. We sat down with Angel and John during the Red Bull Cold Rush 2016 event in Revelstoke and got glimpse of the brother/sister dynamic first hand. First things first, congratulations to […]

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#49 – Skiing Blind – Donovan Tildesley

#49 – Skiing Blind – Donovan Tildesley   Donovan Tildesley is blind a skier.   Have you ever said something like, “I couldn’t see a thing up there. It was like skiing blind!”? Donovan Tildesley can relate. Whether it’s bluebird or a whiteout, it doesn’t matter because Donovan wouldn’t know anyway.  He’s been visionless from birth. […]

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#48 – Mountain Life Magazine – John Burak / Todd Lawson / Feet Banks

#48 – Mountain Life Magazine – Coast Mountains Edition             Have you ever wondered how a magazine operates? Why did they choose that photo? Where did the idea for that story come from? How do they tread the line between advertising and content without looking like a total shill? Today’s guests […]

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#47 – Backcountry Snow Safety Day – Simon Thomson / Chelsea Sullivan

#47 – Backcountry Snow Safety Day – Simon Thomson / Chelsea Sullivan       We all love the mountains.  They’re pretty awesome.  We also know that they need to be respected and that anything can happen without notice.  The LPP gets the new year started off on a note of safety and responsibility with a bit of […]

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#45 FATMAP – Reinventing Mobile 3D Ski Maps – Misha Gopaul

#45 FATMAP  –    Reinventing Mobile 3D Ski Maps       FATMAP co-founders Misha Gopaul and David Cowell are ski touring buddies.   On one of their trips in the Albanian alps, they got caught in a white out.   After an stint of “painful navigation” with a traditional map, they made their way […]

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#44 – Gear4Guides Organization – Olaf Sueters

#44 – OLAF SUETERS – GEAR4GUIDES providing equipment to ski guides in poor countries.       Olaf Sueters is the founder of the non-profit organization, Gear4Guides.  It’s a small charitable organisation providing knowledge and equipment to local communities in areas where unemployment can reach more than 80% in winter but where the opportunities for winter […]

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LPP Summer Series 2.4 / Whistler Blackcomb Glacier Snowmaking Project – Arthur Dejong

LPP Summer Series 2.4 / Whistler Blackcomb Glacier Snowmaking Project – Arthur Dejong         This is is the fourth instalment of this season’s LPP Summer Series.  We’ve been up on the Glacier hanging out with the Camp of Champions this summer.  During our time  we’ve caught up and recorded with the Coaches, […]

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LPP Summer Series 2.3 / Camp of Champions – Maude Raymond, Doug Bishop, Ken Achenbach

LPP Summer Series with Camp of Champions – Maude Raymond, Doug Bishop, Ken Achenbach           Part 3 in our LPP Summer Series with Camp of Champions features key players in the featured Team Weeks at camp.    Maude Raymond with Girls Week,  Doug Bishop returns with New Schoolers Week and Ken […]

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LPP Summer Series 2.2 / Camp of Champions – The Diggers – Lucas Ouellete, Ahren Stein

LPP Summer Series with Camp of Champions – The Diggers  – Lucas Ouellette, Ahren Stein       Part 2 of the LPP Summer Series at the Camp of Champions features the Diggers. These guys are the caretakers of the lanes. They shape, maintain and also throw down on all the features in the park. […]

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#35 – Whistler Blackcomb Nintendo Terrain Park – Charles Beckinsale

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB  – NINTENDO TERRAIN PARK GROOMER – CHARLES BECKENSALE       There is always a silver lining. This season the West coast of North America has been pretty dismal when it comes to it’s snowfall totals. Barebones, Dry, Low-tide or whatever expletive laden description you need to use to describe it should come […]

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#34 – Nicolas Teichrob – Cody Townsend – LPP Short

NICOLAS TEICHROB and CODY TOWNSEND at SIA 2015           The end of January through February is tradeshow season for the ski industry.   Three big events are the Outdoor Retailer (OR) show, SIA (SnowSports Industries America)  and ISPO in Europe.  These shows are gatherings of the entire ski and snowboard industry. […]

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LPP Japan Part 3 – Satoshi (Sebastian) Tsukahara – Hokkaido Backcountry Guides

          In LPP JAPAN Part 3 we go touring in the Kiroro backcountry and skiing at Rusutsu Resort which are both easily accessible by car from Niseko where we decided to make our home base. An old friend and roommate of mine from Whistler many years ago, Hiroyuki Nishio, or Jackie […]

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Olympic Silver Medalist Kelsey Serwa, Stan Rey, Dave Gheriani Ep.28

       They’re BACK!  She told us if she won an Olympic Medal at the Sochi Games,  she would come back to visit the LPP.   Well… Kelsey Serwa has returned because she won the Silver Medal in the Women’s Ski Cross!! Kelsey Serwa, Stan Rey and Dave Gheriani all returned to the studio […]

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Mark Abma, Kristi Richards, and Solfeggio – Episode 27

SUBSCRIBE and LISTEN         Pro-skier Mark Abma and Olympian and holistic nutritionist, Kristi Richards own and operate Solfeggio. “An organic, farm to table restaurant inPemberton, BC.  I set up the studio and sat down with Mark and Kristi in the warm, cozy Solfeggio on a cold afternoon. Mark and Kristi have always […]

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Foon Skis / Johnny Chilton – Episode 26

SUBSCRIBE and LISTEN         The LPP was invited to visit Johnny “Foon” Chilton and Foon Skis headquarters.  Johnny was a big mountain pioneer  back in the 90’s with friends and legends, Eric Pehota and Trevor Peterson.  During the years of travelling and professional skiing, Johnny could never really get the companies he […]

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Episode 22- Traversing the Fedchenko Glacier – Holly Walker, Vince Shuley, Zebulon Blais

Holly Walker, Vince Shuley and Zebulon Blais talk about their upcoming mission to traverse the Fedchenko Glacier in Tajikistan. They will be joined by Emelie Stenberg and Selena Raven Cordeau and will spend 30 days climbing, exploring and skiing the largest glacier located outside of the poles. Find out how a trip like this comes […]

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Episode 18 – Nimbus Independent – Chris Benchetler / Pep Fujas / Jeff Wright

Skiers Chris Benchetler, Pep Fujas and Filmer Jeff Wright rolled in to town to do work for their ski film company, Nimbus Independent. We talk about claiming crashes, avoiding snipers and about them working on 4 different projects we’re going to get to see soon! Special thanks to Kimmy Benchetler for making us a delicious […]

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Episode 16 – Eric Hjorleifson / Matty Richard

Eric (Hoji) and Matty are amazing skiers and equally good guys. In this episode they talk about the Freeride Touring camps they’ve been coaching early season at Golden Alpine Holidays and about getting after it on summer skiing missions. Hoji also discusses some of his process of developing gear for Dynafit and 4FRNT. Enjoy! GOLDEN […]

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Episode 15 – Skiing with Olympians – Julia Murray / Davey Barr

The Olympic Episode!  I met Vancouver 2010 Olympians Julia Murray and Davey Barr at the base of Blackcomb mountain on a pow day to go do a little skiing.  We had some great conversations as we ascended the mountain from chair to chair.  They tell us about their Olympic experiences, the Skiing with Olympians program […]

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Episode 12 – Suz Graham and Braden Dean jump off things

Pro skier Suz Graham and Pro Snowboarder Braden Dean have created a bond over a common interest of scaring themselves. That’s what I think anyway. They came by the studio to chat about the new EpicTV web series they’re each developing in which they showcase their on snow skills and crazy BASE jumping adventures. If you […]

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Episode 11- Zoya Lynch / Ryan Proctor – Arcteryx Deep Winter Photo Challenge

LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE RIGHT HERE Zoya Lynch is the 2014 Arc’teryx Deep Winter Photo Challenge, “Queen of Storms”.  Deep winter is a 72 hour photo competition, taken place, within the bounds and operating hours of Whistler Blackcomb mountains.  6 photographers compete for the title of King or Queen of Storms by creating a […]

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Episode 2 – Photographer Reuben Krabbe, Skiers Tobin Seagel & Dave Gheriani

Reuben Krabbe and skiers Tobin Seagel and Dave Gheriani talk about their epic mission to Tombstone Territorial Park, in Canada’s Yukon Territories. Their ultimate goal was the difficult task of capturing a photo combining a skier and the Northern lights in the same shot while dealing with the challenges of camping in the far North, […]

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