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A first ascents skiing/culture trek web series and feature documentary.
Please answer every question honestly and go into as much detail to express and relay your information. Do not forget to show us your personality and most importantly… BE YOURSELF!
If you are filling this out on Microsoft Word, the form will expand with your answers. If you are printing this out, please adjust the form fields by pressing ENTER accordingly prior to printing out this application. THANKS!
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS – YOU MUST BE ABLE TO ANSWER YES TO THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE CASTING:
never been convicted of a violent crime
GOOD CALL. USUALLY I TRY TO ASSAULT MY FELLOW SKIERS AND FILMERS
understand that a background check and psych evaluation may be required prior
to final selection
ONCE AGAIN GOOD CALL
Gender (circle one): MALE
Home Phone: Cell Phone:
876-5309 BUT ASK FOR JENNY
Date of Birth:
Please describe your current occupation:
Nationality? Are you a dual citizen?
Do you have a current passport? What issuing country(s)?
YES. SEE ABOVE
Note: Similar to Herb Brooks’ mantra to USA Hockey when recruiting for the 1980 US Olympic ice hockey team, we are not looking for the best skiers, but the right skiers. Ideally, we are looking for adventurous, bold, fun, expressive, open-minded individuals that can ski big mountain and throw a few tricks or more. Age and expansive qualifications are helpful, but not deal breakers.
Select dates you are potentially available (looking at one month of production):
__ February, 2014 __ March, 2014 __ April, 2014
ALL OF THE ABOVE
GETTING TO KNOW YOU
many years have you been skiing? Any
other winter activities?
(Snowboarding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, ice
climbing, etc.) What are your
long-term goals in the sport? List any
LOTS OF YEARS. PROBABLY 15ISH BUT I RIP IT UP ON A BOARD TOO SOMETIMES. BROOMBALL IS A KILLER SPORT SOMETIMES
Have you ever competed in skiing, and if so which events and place? Awarded honors?
YEAH WHEN I WAS IN 6TH GRADE AND I DID TERRIBLE
Do you have an avalanche certification or have you taken any avalanche courses? List any other ski and medical related certifications or training? (PSIA, WFR, CPR, accreditations, etc?)
Describe your level of risk-taking? Brief stories may help.
WILLING TO SHOTGUN BEERS/ SKI UNDER THE INFLUENCE IF THATS WHAT YOU'RE ASKING
Have you, any family members or close friends served—or is presently serving--in the Armed Forces?
Have you lost anyone to war in Iraq, Afghanistan, or to terrorism? Please briefly describe the circumstances.
NO. HOW IS THIS RELEVANT TO SKIING?
What are your feelings about war in the Middle East and the western world (US, Europe, etc.)?
What is your highest level of completed education? What other languages do you speak?
JUNIOR IN COLLEGE (
a favorite joke or pickup line that you made up.
HOW FREE ARE YOU TONIGHT ON A SCALE OF ONE TO AMERICA?
I DIDN'T MAKE THAT UP SO FUCK YOU
your greatest fears with traveling and skiing.
THAT YOUR ACCOUNT IS SPLICE
you ever traveled and/or skied outside of the USA or your home country? Please list the countries you’ve visited
and describe your experiences abroad.
EUROPE SUMMER TRIP, CANADA SKI TRIPS. WOULD NOT RECOMMEND BUYING BEER THERE, ITS REALLY EXPENSIVE, BUT YOU SHOULD BUY GROWERS, SERIOUSLY BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK IN CANADA. GIVES GNARLY HANGOVERS THOUGH
Any questions for us?
LETS TALK TOLIET PAPER. OVER OR UNDER
PLEASE ATTACH AT LEAST 2 CURRENT PHOTOS OF YOURSELF.
ADDITIONAL ACTION SHOTS ARE NOT REQUIRED, BUT ARE RECOMMENDED AND APPRECIATED.
INCLUDE A VIDEO OF YOURSELF TELLING A STORY ABOUT SOMETHING YOU EXPERIENCED—A CHALLENGE, A SCARY SITUATION, A FUNNY SCENE. STORYTELLING AND PERSONALITY ARE KEY. THIS DOES NOT HAVE TO BE SKIING RELATED, BUT IF YOU WANT TO INCLUDE AN EDIT OF YOU SHREDDING, THAT’S COOL TOO. (Upload to YouTube or Vimeo, and email it to us as a private link with your application. Don't worry, you will not be graded on your production skills.)EndFragment