#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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