Spike TV – Playbook 360

Just got back from shooting two episodes of Playbook 360 for Spike TV at Northstar California. The show was hosted by Dhani Jones and featured Pro snowboarder Jamie Anderson and Pro skier David Wise. Jamie is a South Tahoe local and probably the most solid slopestyle rider in the game, she has won 4 X Games gold medals. David is also from Reno/Tahoe area and has won the gold medal the past two X Games in Skier halfpipe. It was truly and honor to work with such talented athletes.

The team from Deep Roots Media was in full effect on the production side. My good friend Dane Henry, owner of Deep Roots Media, was the Director of Photography on this project and I was the second camera. We had tons of help from our AC’s John Considine and Luis Rubio. Principle photography was shot on the RED Epic and 5dmkII. Such a fun shoot with a great crew!

Look out for the episodes on Spike TV, they will air in late February & early March.

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Heavenly Mountain – Season Recap 11/12

Another Ski season is on the books here at Heavenly Mountain Resort. I can honestly say this season was quite an interesting contrast to last years record breaking snow fall. This winter marked one of the driest winters in over 100 years here in Lake Tahoe. The months just kept passing without a single snowflake from mother nature. The storms finally arrived late in the season and we received the bulk of our seasonal snowfall around mid March. Despite the lack of snow, there was still plenty of memorable days and vertical feet logged. Check out some of my favorite highlights from this year.

Camera – Chris Stamey & Aaron Laub

Editor – Chris Stamey

Cal Trail Terrain Park

The Cal Trail Terrain Park has to be one of the best early season parks I’ve ever seen, Mike Thomas and his terrain park crew have started the season off with a bang. With all the snow this month, Mike was able to build 15 features and a three jump line, which everyone seemed to be very excited about. I met up with the Heavenly High Roller Team, Kyle Smaine, Graham Raymond, Jason Arens and Brent Whipple. This guys where shredding the early season park. Check out the action from the day.

Comet Terrain Park

This is the first video I shot and edited this winter for Heavenly Mt Resort. Comet Terrain Park is the first park to open at Heavenly Mt Resort each season. This season Heavenly’s Terrain Park Crew rolled out a whole new set-up of recycled features in an attempt to be more environmentally friendly. Some of the recycled features include oil drums, tires, and corrugated pipes. I spent this nice mild temperature Tahoe day filming with Nick “Pooch” Poohachoff, Joanna “Pnut” Dzierzawski, and Sal Rubio, all members of Heavenly’s High Roller Team. Remind you this is the first week of the season and these guys were bringing their A-game.