#130 Reine Barkered – In the Game

#130 Reine Barkered Reine Barkered is a Freeride World Tour Skier from Åre, Sweden.  He is also a former World Champion.  Since winning the overall title in 2012, Reine has been a consistent threat at every FWT event since.   With his fast, hard charging, take no prisoners style of skiing, a podium finish is […]

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#128 Jackie Paaso – Evolution of Dreams

#128 Jackie Passo Jackie Paaso has been a competitive skier for most of her life.  Originally from Foxborough Massachusetts, about an hour south-west of Boston, Jackie and her family ended up moving to Maine where she would harness her talent as a up and coming mogul skier. She would go on to collect many accolades […]

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#127 Markus Eder – For the Love Skiing

#127 Markus Eder Markus Eder is one of the most well rounded skiers on the planet.  It’s easy to fall into hyperbole when trying to describe the merits of someone who you believe is the one of the best.  In his case, it’s the truth.  Raised in Klausberg, in the German speaking area of Northern […]

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#126 Jossi Wells – The Year of Power

#126 Jossi Wells New Zealand’s Jossi Wells has established himself as one of today’s most versatile freeskiers.  He’s represented his country at the Olympics and has won X Games medals in 3 separate disciplines including big air, halfpipe and slopestyle where he won gold in 2016.  He’s achieved a lot in his career and there […]

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#124 Chris Booth – Black Crows to Awayco

#124 – Chris Booth Chris Booth is a fascinating person.  He just spent the last 4 years building Black Crows Skis into one of the hottest and most desired brands in the industry.  When a company has that rare type of momentum and is experiencing yearly, exponential growth you’d think that would be a time […]

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#122 Andrea Byrne – Arms of Opportunity

#122 – Andrea Byrne Andrea “Dre”  Byrne Andrea Byrne, or “Dre” as she prefers to be called,  is another fresh face on the scene.  Dre recently moved from her home in Fernie to Whistler, BC to be embraced by the “arms of opportunity”.  For an up and coming skier, Whistler is definitely a place where […]

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#119 – Sammy Carlson – Transitions in Skiing

#119 Sammy Carlson Sammy Carlson       Sammy Carlson is an achiever.  We won’t say he’s an over-achiever because nothing he does really seems out reach for him.  Since his early days on the competition circuit, until now, pushing his limits in the backcountry,  Sammy has always approached skiing with a rare ease and […]

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#118 – Marty Schaffer / CAPOW Guidin’

#118 Marty Schaffer / Capow Marty Schaffer Marty Schaffer has a passion for skiing that he spreads to everyone around him.  He is the founder of CAPOW,  Canadian Powder Guides which is based out of the Blanket Glacier Chalet, the Schaffer family owned and operated backcountry lodge located in the Monashees. Photos by Zoya Lynch CAPOW […]

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#116 – Alex “Army” Armstrong

#116 Alex “ARMY” Armstrong Alex Armstrong       Remember the name Alex Armstrong.  Maybe you won’t need to remember it because you will soon be hearing it a lot.   Alex, or “Army”, as she likes to be called is an up and comer;  a hustler who is working hard at making her name […]

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#115 – Cassie Sharpe – Olympic Gold Medalist

#115 Cassie Sharpe Olympic Halfpipe Champion       Cassie Sharpe is the reigning Olympic Champion in Women’s Halfpipe Skiing.  She won gold in Pyeongchang, Korea at the 2018 Winter Olympics.  That’s a very significant, life altering accomplishment. Its one that brings seemingly limitless accolades and praise but can also be very taxing. In this […]

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#113 – Filmmaker Jeff Thomas

#113 Jeff Thomas Jeff Thomas       Jeff Thomas is without question one of top ski film makers in the industry.  There’s no better way to celebrate Thanksgiving, Opening Day and the first episode of #LPPSeason6  than with a terrific conversation with a great guest. It all started for Jeff when he got the […]

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#112 – Photographer Chris Burkard

#112 Chris Burkard Chris Burkard       Chris Burkard is one of the most accomplished and sought after photographers today.  He has become one of those artists where all you need to do is look at one of his photos and you’ll know….” That’s a Burkard”.   He was in Whistler to compete in […]

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#111 – Simon D’Artois

#111 Simon D’Artois Simon D’Artois       Simon D’Artois is an Olympian and X-Games Gold Medalist halfpipe skier from Whistler BC Canada.  He came to LPP fresh from his experiences at the Peyongchang Olympic games.   We talk about his Olympic recent experience and his thoughts on Elizabeth Swaney, the Hungarian “skier” who can […]

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#110 Michelle Parker – Forced Spontaneity

#110 Michelle Parker Forced Spontaneity Michelle Parker       Michelle Parker has been on the list of guests we’ve wanted to connect with or a long time and we were not disappointed!  Over the course of the conversation,  the Tahoe City native talked about her commitment to community.  She says, “It’s probably the most […]

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#105 – Greg Hill – Leading the “Charge”

#105 Greg Hill Leading the “Charge” with Sustainable Adventure Full Podcast Episode       UPDATE!! Watch – The Curve of Time:   Skier, Guide, and Environmentalist Greg Hill,  is leading the way in figuring out what we can do to become sustainable adventurers.  It’s a a theme that is building momentum within our community […]

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#104 McKenna Peterson Is Your Captain

#104 – McKenna Peterson Is Your Captain       McKenna Peterson’s life has been very closely tied to and influenced by her family.  In the Winter she grew up in Sun Valley Idaho skiing with her parents and her siblings.  In the Summer the clan hopped on a commercial fishing boat and sailed North […]

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#102 Marcus Caston – Return of the Turn

#102 Marcus Caston – Return of the Turn       Marcus Caston is a skiing purist.   The SLC native believes that we should all be back on straight, skinny skis for the sole reason that it will separate the good from the average.   Marcus, who’s turns and face shots have graced the cover […]

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#101 Nat Segal – Finding the Line

#101 Nat Segal – Finding the Line       Aussie freeskier Nat Segal is here this week with a very entertaining conversation about,  “Finding the Line”  the new documentary ski film.  The the theme of the film, which she’s making with her sister and former Olympian skier Anna Segal, is based on fear.  The […]

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#100 Ian McIntosh – Motivation to Stay Inspired

#100 Ian McIntosh       The first ever LPP guest, Ian McIntosh returns and joins us for a fantastic conversation to bookend our first 100 episodes! Ian McIntosh is a thinker and a planner.  I don’t know if you could catch him unprepared.  This is equally true with his life away from skiing.   […]

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#99 ABM – Alex Beaulieu Marchand

#99 ABM /Alex Beaulieu Marchand       Alex Beaulieu Marchand otherwise known as ABM has been skiing since he was in diapers.   His parents would actually change them on the gondola in between laps.  It seems like getting started at such an early age has done wonders for ABM.  He tells us about […]

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#98 Chad Sayers – Capturing Moments

#98  Chad Sayers Capturing Moments in the Mountains         My old friend Chad Sayers has been a world traveller and adventurer for the better part of the last 2 decades.   Known mainly for appearing in countless ski publications as well as Jordan Manley’s fantastic,  “A Skier’s Journey” film series,  Chad is currently […]

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#97 SEEKING NIRVANA

#97  SEEKING NIRVANA Mike Henituik Matt Margetts Joe Schuster Riley Leboe         Seeking Nirvana.  It’s something we all should strive for.  If you’re having troubles finding it yourself, perhaps you should just watch these guys then.  Pro skiers, Mike Henituik, Matt Margetts, Joe Schuster, Riley Leboe have known each other for a long […]

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#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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#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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