The Imagination of JP Auclair

About six years ago, Canadian freeskier JP Auclair teamed up with Sherpa Cinema to produce one of the most memorable ski videos I’ve ever seen.  It appeared with the ordinary title: JP Auclair Street Segment (from All.I.Can) but it was anything but ordinary. I refuse to spoil it for you here, because if you haven’t…

Lindsey Van

There are winners, and there are champions. And today – the very first day that women ski jumpers have ever competed in the Olympics – seems like the perfect day to single out a champion. “My goal is to make the Olympic team, for girls,” declared ski jumper Lindsey Van in a tv interview back…

Adventurer of the Year: Josh Dueck

Part 7 of our look at National Geographic’s candidates for “Adventurer of the Year.” The first time I saw Josh Dueck, he rolled onto the stage at the Banff Film Festival and the crowd shot to its feet. They had come to see the “Radical Reels” films, but clearly were more stoked at seeing him…