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Classic Japow: Why you need to visit before it’s too late

The year was 2007. The first ever iPhone was announced. The 7th book in the Harry Potter series sold 11million copies in its first 24hrs on the shelves. Shaun White was still the man to beat in both snowboard halfpipe and slopestyle. AND… it was my first taste of the incredulously deep and oh-so-light Japanese pow pow! Little did I know this would be the start of long, affectionate relationship with the land of the rising sun.

Chile Time!

Following on from representing Snowboard Instruction New Zealand at the 2015 Interski event in Ushuaia, Argentina, I was fortunate enough to squeeze in a 10 day snowboarding road trip in Chile. Here’s a short video from the trip, focused mostly around time lapse shooting (opening shots of the sunsets over Santiago are available to license)…

Page one of the article by Richie Johnston with one of my shots from the Niseko backcountry

Editorial Photography for “Say Yes To Adventure” Magazine

It’s been a few years since I’ve had shots published in print – ahhh, the dreaded world of web has been taking over. During a snowboarding trip in Japan last year, riding with two of my favourite cohorts Richie Johnston and Abby Peterson, I snapped a couple of rather nice deep pow images. A few[…]

SBINZ demo video project screen shot

Video Series for SBINZ

This past winter, myself (representing 360) and a number of selected members of the SBINZ Examining Staff were commissioned to create a new demonstration video series for Snowboard Instruction New Zealand. Filmed across the majority of the winter season, this project was a pretty substantial task, resulting in 4 videos between 8 and 12 mins[…]