The Blackfeet Nation on the east side of Glacier National Park in Northwest Montana. A story of youth, land and the power of a people. Part of an award winning documentary entitled, "Where God Likes to Be" by Berlin based CounterProduction.
5 day road trip from sf to donner pass and lake tahoe down to big sur back up the coast to santa cruz to wrap in sf. creative freedom + fantastic people as it should be.
client: merrell agency: JDK
like no other. the men + women who are the best of the best in the high risk high reward world of outdoor pursuits - mountaineers, climbers, backcountry skiers, ultra runners - they are the ones pushing the boundaries. constantly. they are the evolution.
The one + only Dana Design himself. Still pushing out some of the greatest packs around in Bozeman, MT.
Pulled off the first ascent of Everest's West Ridge + simultaneously the first traverse of an 8000 meter peak in 1963 with partner Willi Unsoeld. The Hornbein Couloir high on Everest is named after him.
Canadian Olympic snowboarder.
National Geographic + The North Face photographer + incredible explorer.
World renowned Swiss Canadian ski guide that runs Selkirk Mountain Experience 40 km outside Revelstoke, BC. Brought to mainstream attention with huge his involvement in avalanche that took the lives of 7 people including Craig Kelly in 2003 as detailed in the Outside piece A Thin White Line.
The ultimate hardwoman. Former Nike + now TNF ultra runner Nikki runs to win + has done so more than anyone else. Ever.
The one + only Canadian ski touring legend. Completed an amazing array backcountry tours in the Rockies that are still regarded as classics.
The original freestyle downhill unicycle pioneer. Not only has he ridden volcanoes but was stunting both urban + in the mountains (notably Vancouver's North Shore) long before anyone else on one wheel. Proud owner of his own brand Kris Holm Unicycles.
40 miles on the Timberline Trail (including one helluva lunch break in Paradise Park) in just over 48 hours. Mt Hood, Oregon.
Nothing like a little neighborhood get together...
In 1994 the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East opened to the outside world for the first time in decades. What it exposed was a wild, beautiful landscape nearly lost in time. All shot on slide film.
A whirlwind shoot for Microsoft following a multi-generational Chinese family for a shiny new product release.
client: microsoft china agency: wutznxt
A great time with original super 8 footage combined with HD video for a compact story.
Work with Super 8 film + HD.
The wide open, rugged spaces that make up the northern portion of the northern hemisphere are both stunning and deadly.
they are everywhere.
lo-fi iphone images of inspiration, a digital sketchbook.
Action + adventure from across the globe.
I was fortunate enough to spend a summer day on Mt Hood with an amazing group of young men and women as they chased their dreams of snowboarding. For this brave crew it was a bit of a dream come true as they were all ak (above knee) amputees from various backgrounds.
This effort was all volunteer and I happily donated the images back to Adaptive Action Sports in their efforts to get kids and the young at heart outside boarding and skating regardless of challenges.