LPP SEASON 5 Thursday November 23rd The Fifth season of the Low Pressure Podcast kicks off November 23! We’ve got a ton of cool stuff lined up for you this year including huge new guests, contests, giveaways as well as some fun new video projects that will satisfy your hunger. We’ll be releasing a […]
LPP New Zealand – Temple Basin In this episode we continue to highlight New Zealand Club Field ski culture. I’ve decided to zero in on one club in particular; Temple Basin. Back in 2003, I spent a season working there and its one of those places I needed to return. Temple Basin is really […]
LPP New Zealand – The Club Fields Last winter was amazing. It was game on from the Rockies to the West Coast. The snow was abundant, the drought in California is over and the reservoirs are all filled up. We had powder days on powder days on powder days. As good as it was, […]
#90 James “Woodsy” Woods James “Woodsy” Woods, has been travelling the world competing on the Slopestyle and Big Air circuit for the better part of a decade. He is still just as stoked about it now as he has ever been. While in Whistler, Woodsy came to the LPP Studios for a […]
MIGRATION OF THE GAPERS (A Documentarski) We here at the Low Pressure Podcast were blessed with being able to witness, first hand, one of the most special and confusing spectacles in nature. The Migration of the Gapers is an event that occurs only once every year in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest. […]
#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 […]
#82 Alexi Godbout In this episode with Alexi Godbout we talk about so many different things its hard to keep track. I’ll do my best to summarize for you. I made sure to learn about Alexi’s roots in skiing. Alexi grew up in the resort town of Mount Tremblant, Quebec […]
#72 – Jordan Manley – An Artist’s Journey This episode with Jordan Manley has been a long time in the making. We originally planned to connect in Season 1 but decided to postpone it. The reason for that is the same reason Jordan had to postpone pretty much everything he had going […]
#70 Matt Sterbenz – 4FRNT HERE and NOW Matt Sterbenz is the Founder of 4Frnt skis and was in Whistler to kick off the season with a presentation at Whistler’s Escape Route with Kye Petersen and Eric Hjorleifson, 2 members of the 4FRNT team. Matt is also on the kneehab program which has […]
#68 – Chris Rubens – Environmental Shame Spiral Chris Rubens is our guest this week!! I went on a quick mission to Revelstoke to help a friend move and decided that I would make the trip worthwhile and get some work done. Photos by: Bruno Long / Christina Lusti I went over […]
#67 – Ski Season Prehab w/ Mike Conway Winter is fast approaching. The leaves have all changed colour and the snow is starting fly. We’ll be skiing soon. Are you ready? In your head you’ve probably already skied your go-to lines and relived your best days ever. Mentally you’re primed, but is […]
Remembering Maxim Arsenault This is the conversation I had with my friend, Maxim Arsenault. In the first season of the LPP, I ran into Max in Colorado on the floor of the convention centre at SIA. He crashed in my hotel room in Denver for couple nights and I convinced him […]
#55 Lexi Dupont and Leah Evans – Similar Paths to Skiing We chat with two of the best, Lexi Dupont and Leah Evans, in Revelstoke BC. The two were there competing in the Red Bull Cold Rush. Lexi and Leah have led similar paths. They both started skiing at a young age and both […]
#50 – Riley Leboe – Skiing and Crab Fishing Riley Leboe is a BC born and bred skier living in Squamish. Riley’s one of those people that is as friendly and genuine as he is a kick ass skier. In this episode we chat with Riley about the upcoming web series he’s […]
#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. […]
#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 […]
#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 […]
#46 – Sage Cattabriga Alosa – Life, Art and Skiing Sage Cattabriga Alosa is one of the best, and most popular skiers today. If winning the Powder Poll for Best Male Skier and the award for Best Male Performance doesn’t tip you off, go watch one of his segments. He is also […]
#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 […]
#43 – Nick McNutt – Much More Than Backwards Skiing Nick McNutt is much more than just skiing switch . He’s just really, really good at it. That’s not saying much though because he’s good at all aspects of skiing. He’s known for skiing lines switch most of us couldn’t lay down on our […]
#42 – Kye Petersen – “In Search” and taking control of skiing. Kye Petersen is one of the best all around skiers in the game. He’s been skiing professionally and blowing minds with his skills on the sticks for over a decade. He’s only 25 years old but is a veteran […]
SEASON 3 of the LPP Returns to your devices Thursday, November 19th!! The #1 skiing Podcast returns and we’ve got tons of great new shows lined up with great guests and interesting stories. HAVEN’T got the Podcast yet? You can listen to it by subscribing with one of these. So easy. […]
LPP featured in Mountain Life Magazine! Get EVERY LPP episode on iTunes or Stitcher Radio The LPP is featured in an article published in the latest Mountain Life – Coast Mountains Fall /Winter 2015 issue!! In the article written by Feet Banks ( that is his name) and in it LPP host, Mark […]
LPP SHORT: The Origin of Forecast Ski Magazine w/ Jeff Schmuck Today we introduce to you the brand new ski magazine, FORECAST! In July of this year, Jeff Schmuck was working his dream job, editor of SBC Skier magazine. One day he got an odd phone call and two […]
#41 – Sam Smoothy checks in from New Zealand Sam Smoothy is a big mountain freeskier from New Zealand. He’s been living the endless winter lifestyle for the better part of the last decade. You can tell by watching him ski. For the last 5 years he’s been competing on the […]
LPP Short: Ian McIntosh Checks in From Portillo on Aug 15, 2015 It is dumping in Portillo Chile RIGHT NOW! Actually right now as I’m typing this. Our buddy Ian McIntosh is there and he gave us a call from the Hotel Portillo, the yellow building you see in most Chilean […]
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, […]
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 […]
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. […]
LPP Summer Series with Camp of Champions – The Coaches – Joe Schuster, Nick McNutt, Rob Heule, Jarred Martin This is the first instalment of LPP Summer Series with the Camp of Champions! Over the next two weeks we’ll be up on the Horstman Glacier on Blackcomb Mountain hanging out with the […]
#40 Eric Iberg – Inspired Media Concepts In this episode we chat with the man behind the scenes Eric Iberg. Eric has been and continues to be an important piece in the skiing game. The dedication and energy in which he inputs into our sport is very seldom matched. Eric is […]
#39 – DOUG BISHOP – Publisher at Newschoolers.com Doug Bishop has been the pillar of Newschoolers.com for the last decade. He’s been at the leading edge of what skiing as an industry has been doing since. There have been a lot of changes. 10 years ago twin tips on skis […]
#37 – ANNA SEGAL – Olympian, X Games Gold Medalist, World Champion Slopestyle Skier Anna Segal and I went skiing on Blackcomb right before we recorded this and it was awesome! It was quite possibly the best day we’ve had up there all year. It was even more fun because I […]
JOE SCHUSTER Joe Schuster is the kind of skier who wants to let his skiing do the talking. Just look at his part in this season’s, The Recruitment, the first release from Superproof Inc. Joe throws down. Winning 3rd place and the Fan Favourite award this summer in the X-Games Real […]
THE LOST SEASON? W/ GUESTS TOBY SALIN – ANDREW STRAIN When it’s winter I want to go skiing. I don’t really want to do much else. Summer is the time for mountain biking and playing golf and whatever activity people tend to do in shorts. I don’t want to mountain bike […]
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 […]
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. […]
PHIL CASABON / CHRIS TURPIN Welcome Phil Casabon, AKA B-Dog to the LPP! Phil spent the better part of January in the Sea to Sky / Whistler area this season. He was skiing and filming for his numerous upcoming projects like the 2 year film he’s working on with Henrik Harlaut, […]
LPP JAPAN Series Part 4 In the past episodes of the LPP Japan series we were travelling around and skiing in the Northern Island of Hokkaido. We had based ourselves in Niseko, got a solid rental car and drove to several different areas all within a relatively short drive. For the skiing […]
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 […]
This is Part One of the LPP Japan series. We’re bringing you along with us by documenting our trip as it happens. This episode starts off with Dave and myself as the Low Pressure Podcast team, in the planning stages. We’re figuring out plane and train tickets, where we were going to […]
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 […]
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 […]
Episode 27 – TEASER- MARK ABMA and KRISTI RICHARDS at SOLFEGGIO RESTAURANT SUBSCRIBE Mark, Kristi and myself talk about opening, Solfeggio, their restaurant in Pemberton BC and how skiing and their lives have adjusted to their new endeavour! FULL Episode, Thursday, December 25th. Christmas!
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 […]
The LPP makes its way down to Salt Lake City to chat with Powder Magazine editors, John Stifter and John Clary Davies! We met them down at the 15th Annual Powder Awards, skied with them at Alta and discussed the weekend’s shenanigans and about their Powder exclusive feature. The Human Factor, presented by Black Diamond, […]
#24 – James Heim SEASON 2 IS HERE!! I packed up my equipment and made my way North for the short drive to Pemberton BC to meet up with the first guest of the new season, James Heim. Heimer has been a fixture in skiing since his debut in MSP’s Seven Sunny […]
James Heim – TEASER Season 2 is almost here and we’re starting it off with a huge guest, JAMES HEIM! Heimer is an awesome skier and an even better guy which is something we’ve known for a while. Tune in on Thursday, December 4th to find out for yourself!
We’re back soon with brand new episodes with your favourite skiers! Check it out Thursday, December 4th.
Mike Shaw returns to the Low Pressure Podcast Studios to update us on his recovery progress! He joined us in March this past season and spoke about his skiing accident which broke his neck and left him paralyzed. In the emotional 2 part episode, he explained the experience in detail. He describes the accident itself, […]
Listen and SUBSCRIBE with iTunes Momentum Ski Camps welcomes skiing to the summer high up on Blackcomb Mountain. We decided to get the skis out and head up to chat with John Smart, the man behind the very successful Momentum Ski Camps. These weekly summer camp sessions started out as mogul camps for kids and […]
The Low Pressure Podcast is back this summer with a series of short podcasts to hold you over until the snow flies again! We have some new conversations and we’re following up with some of our past guests by having some good summer fun! Coming Soon……
I met up with Dave Treadway a couple times over the winter and know that to them, family is extremely important. This episode features three generations of Treadways! Dave and his wife Tessa joined me for lunch and talked about raising kids, their faith and how they make skiing fit with everything. I then caught […]
Three generations of Treadways are with us on this episode! Dave, Tessa, their son Kasper and Mom and Dad Treadway, Tim and Deanna share all kinds of stories that, trust us, you want to hear!
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 […]
Holly Walker, Vince Shuley and Zeb Blais share with us the epic mission they are about to embark on. They will be travelling to Tajikistan, where they and two others will be spending 30 days traversing the largest glacier outside of the Earth’s pole regions. Holy Crap! Some of the team on a training mission.
Austin Ross personifies the true spirit of life in the mountains. He’s grounded and in tune with his environment but isn’t complacent as he’s always interested to explore new experiences and ideas. Here he shares with us some of those interests like his love of music, travel, imagery and adventure. Get to know Austin Ross. […]
The very talented Austin Ross is the newest Low Pressure guest! Listen in and understand find out why Austin is so stoked on life and new adventures! FULL Episode Thursday, April 10
There are very few people who have done more for skiing than Mike Douglas. “The Godfather”, has managed to stay relevant in a sport in which the personalities involved have a very short shelf life. Mike has innovated new ski technology, progressed the sport with new tricks, explained the sport to the masses with his […]
The Godfather, Mike Douglas, joins us on the next Low Pressure Podcast! We talk about ski heroes, making movies and so much more! FULL Episode Thursday, April 3
#19 – Cody Townsend / Elyse Saugstad The Fantastics aka. Cody Townsend and Elyse Saugstad are just that when it comes to shredding big mountain lines and recording casual conversations. In this episode we chat about the fear of skiing those big lines, the SAFEAS avalanche clinics for Women, neck beards, football, public […]
Pro skiers Cody Townsend and Elyse Saugstad chat with us about everything from spine management on big Alaskan faces, women who shred and of course, neck beards.
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 […]
The Nimbus Independent Boys, Chris Benchetler, Pep Fujas and Jeff Wright were in the area getting some work done in the mountains. They decided to take a little break and have a beer with us!
Part II – Mike Shaw’s story of recovering from paralysis from a broken neck.
PART I Mike Shaw’s life changed dramatically on December 16, 2013. He was skiing in Colorado with some up and coming athletes he coaches when he crashed hard attempting a trick. Mike dislocated his neck and was instantly paralyzed. Not three months has passed and Mike is back on his feet and is relearning how […]
Less than three months ago, Mike Shaw had a terrible skiing accident and was completely paralyzed from the neck down. After a successful surgery he is slowly regaining the use of his body. This week, Mike explains in full detail everything he’s experienced up until now. FULL Two Part Episode, Thursday March 13
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 […]
Hoji and Matty came by the studio to have a couple pops and talk about developing new gear, coaching free ride camps, travelling around and having good times. FULL Episode Thursday March 6
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 […]
Olympians Julia Murray, Davey Barr and myself went skiing and recorded all of our chairlift conversations! We talk about their Olympic experiences, the Skiing with Olympians program at Whistler Blackcomb and Jules Fuel breakfast cereal all while getting up to ski some POW! Just in time for the olympics in Sochi! FULL Episode Thursday, February […]
Big mountain skier Maxim Arsenault and I talk about running into each other on the floor at the SIA Snowshow in Denver, our excellent ski mission to Arapahoe Basin, his time in the army and much, much more while we relaxed at the 4 Seasons Resort in Vail. This was a very good time! […]
Blake Jorgenson is a very accomplished photographer who has been published in countless skiing publications and has won many a photo competition. The notoriety isn’t what drives Blake to get that “perfect shot”. In speaking with Blake I could see how passionate he is about his craft and how that passion bleeds in to every […]
One of my favourite ski and action sports photographers, Blake Jorgenson, talks about his approach to photography and his personal philosophies for capturing amazing images that will make you pay attention. FULL Episode Thursday, February 6
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 […]
Pro Skier Suz Graham and rad Snowboarder, yes snowboarder, Braden Dean stop by to promote their web series’ and talk about BASE jumping, skiing the park because there’s no snow, and all around good times. FULL episode Thursday, January 30 Did you notice Braden’s sweet pass picture?
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 […]
The Arc’teryx Deep Winter Photo Challenge is a 72 hour, 6 photographer contest to produce the best in-bounds series of photos to claim the title of “King/Queen of Storms”. The contest takes place on Whistler and Blackcomb mountains and the show sells out every year! This year the Queen of Storms is ZOYA LYNCH! She […]
The mountain is a dangerous place when it storms hard. When it does, the Ski Patrol is the reason you’re able to get up on the slopes at all. They’re easy to blame when you can’t get to your favourite pow stash right away but they’re ones that enable to get you there […]
Have you ever wondered what the ski patrol is doing on those big powder days when you are waiting for the mountain to open? Now you can find out! It’s pretty cool! Whistler Mountain Patroller, Shawn Beaudoin explains the steps it takes to get you skiing on a huge pow day!
Kelsey Serwa is an Olympian, a World Champion, X-Games gold medalist and is super fun! Stan Rey is so hot right now in the world of free skiing! The two of them are joined by their really good friends and awesome people, skiers, Ryan Sullivan and Philly Lake. We talk about the Kelsey going to […]
Olympian, World Champion and X-Games gold medalist Ski Cross Racer Kelsey Serwa and Pro Skier Stan Rey join us with amazing friends Ryan Sullivan and Philly Lake. My face hurts from smiling and laughing after this one! FULL Episode Thursday, January 9th
We cover a lot of stuff on this one with Pro Skier Dana Flahr and Mountain Life Magazine Editor Feet Banks. The benefits of shredding with long hair, Feet’s classic ski flick Heavy Hitting Vol 1, surfing Vancouver Island and skiing small areas with tons of character are only some of the cool things we […]
Pro Skier DANA FLAHR and Mountain Life Magazine editor FEET BANKS kick off the New Year on the Low Pressure Podcast!! Here’s a little sample of whats to come! FULL Episode Thursday January 2 2014!
Great ski boots and a good boot fitter are super important for you have happy feet while skiing. They can definitely make or break your day. Sam McDonald, Tyler Clevette and Ryan McKeeman work at Surefoot Whistler and make sure you have long, happy ski days. Listening to these guys, you can tell that they […]
Samson Danniels is in a wheelchair. That doesn’t matter as you’ll hear him tell his stories of ski racing, shredding the backcountry on his snowmobile and paragliding around the world. Oh and he won a gold medal in the X-Games too. Check it out! Full Episode Thursday December 19
We hope all you Ladies got after it out there today! Let’s make everyday Women’s Ski Day!!
Sheldon Steckman is joined by Stew Medford to talk about his truly unique skis. The Garywaynes! Full episode out Thursday Dec 12
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Sheldon Steckman makes Garywayne skis. Garywaynes are possibly the most innovative and most unique ski that you’ll find shredding pow today. Full rocker, full reverse sidecut, and a revolutionary convex base make them different from anything you know. Check them out so you know what were talking about, this Thursday, December 12 right HERE at www.lowpressurepodcast.com. […]
Chris Turpin and Mauro Nunez work for the Russian government? What?! They’re our guests on Episode #4 of the Low Pressure Podcast. Here’s the Teaser along with a sweet Russian groove. – FULL EPISODE arrives Thursday December 5th 2013 –
Canadian National Team moguls skier Eddie Hicks is this week’s guest! Listen to the teaser now and get the Full episode tomorrow! Thursday, Nov 28th
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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