#132 Leslie Anthony – What Direction is Skiing Media Going?

#132 Leslie Anthony     Leslie Anthony is a journalist, traveller, editor and has been telling (tele-ing) skiing’s stories for the better part of three decades.  He has literally written the book on it with 2010’s, White Planet: A Mad Dash Through Global Ski Culture.  Les has been published in virtually every ski publication in […]

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#131 Julian Carr – Storytell / Produce / Monetize

#131 Julian Carr     Julian Carr has a mantra.  “Storytell, Produce, Monetize”.  Following this guideline, accompanied with excellent task management skills,  Julian has not only become one of the most interesting professional skiers today but has created two successful businesses; Discrete Clothing and the Cirque Series running events. Here discuss the origin stories of […]

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#130 Reine Barkered – In the Game

#131 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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#125 Tanner Hall – The Catalyst is Skiing

Tanner Hall

#125 – Tanner Hall     Tanner Hall has always been a polarizing figure.  Most people have a opinion on who they think he really is.   I’ve come to learn that those opinions are usually wrong.   Tanner is competing on the Freeride World Tour and we connected in Golden BC, at the Kicking […]

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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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#120 – Photographer Bruno Long

#120 – Photographer Bruno Long Bruno Long Personally, some of my favourite episodes are with the ski photographers that visit the LPP.  They seem to have a different thought process when in the mountains.  Skiers see the lines the way they want to ski them.  Photographers see the lines the way they want to shoot […]

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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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