Live Like Sam

by MattMasson
Dec 23rd 2019 - 3 comments

Sam Jackenthal was undoubtedly a talented young skier, but he was so much more than that. After a tragic accident, skiing in Australia, in 2015, Sam passed away. In 2018 the Jackenthal family started Live Like Sam, in his honor, to help young athletes reach their dreams and excel in life and to live like Sam.

Mark Abma Shares Wisdom on the LPP

by LowPressureSki
Dec 20th 2019 - 0 comments

Mark Abma is a legend in skiing but you probably already knew that. He’s been a staple in MSP’s annual ski films for the last 18 years and has graced the pages and covers of most if not all of your favourite mags. Mark returns to the LPP today tell us what’s going on his life.

Eric Pollard: The 'Drawn From Here' Interview And Review

by 1337
Dec 4th 2019 - 14 comments

Eric Pollard’s latest Magnum Opus, the multi-year film, Drawn From Here, is now live. It tells a deeply personal story of inspiration, injury, style, and above all else: staying true to his roots in skiing. Dive into our exclusive movie review & interview with Eric Pollard himself, here. 

From Stept Productions to Stept Studios, The Nick Martini Podcast

by PowellMovement
Nov 12th 2019 - 2 comments

Nick Martini was supposed to be the biggest thing in skiing, and when he was healthy, he was going in that direction, but injuries got the best of Nick’s ski career. Good thing he was also an award-winning filmmaker who had plenty of downtime to hone his craft. These days, Nick’s Stept Productions has evolved into Stept Studios and what was a small crew based out of Colorado is now a thriving studio, employing 40+ people and continuing to live the dream. It’s an awesome conversation.

Nick Martini Show Notes:

2:00: Wallisch Wedding and how things have changed for Stept

9:00: Growing up outside of Boston, Ski racing and finding the darkside

18:45: Stanley: Get 30% off site wide with the code powell30

Evo: The best online experience in action sports with retail to back it up

20:45: His skin condition, other sports, and Holderness Academy

29:00: Professional at a young age, DVD’s, and the tumor

35:00: Salomon Jib Academy, people knowing about Stept, and other athletes

40:45: Spy Optic: Get 20% off on their site Spyoptic.com using the code TPM20

10 Barrel Brewery: Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone

42:30: College, career starts exploding, and being a tall skier

47:00: Stept’s group mentality, dealing with cops, and sponsors

57:00: First knee injury, focusing on the art of filmmaking, and more injuries

68:00: Is it worth it? And regrets

71:00: Inappropriate Questions with Clayton Vila