The Energy of Mountain Culture


“Life in the mountains is more than just high action and adrenaline,” says Godfather of Freeskiing Mike Douglas, one of the luminaries profiled in Whistler Blackcomb‘s web series Beyond. His comments sum up these diverse stories of Whistler locals as they pursue their passions, explore their crafts, and feed off the heady energy of mountain culture.

Skiers Eric Hjorleifson and Jen Ashton, snowboarder David Carrier Porcheron, filmmaker Douglas and photographer David McColm open up their worlds and expose what drives them to discover new adventures and go beyond the ordinary conventions of everyday life.

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– Produced by Switchback Entertainment 

– The Beyond Series was supported by a TELUS Optik Local Community Programming grant. A compilation of all four episodes is available for free on demand to TELUS Optik TV subscribers.