Q: What goes through your head when you first wake up in the morning when you go climbing?
A: Oh boy!
Q: Where is your favorite place to climb?
A: Tetons, Bugaboos, Yosemite, Garhwal Himalayas
Q: How do you up your game year after year?
A: Focusing on creativity - taking what you’ve learned in one area of life and applying it in another area
Q: Who are your heroes?
A: Anyone who commits a life to helping others
Q: If there is any love-hate relationship with any aspect of what you do, can you describe what that is?
A: Being a filmmaker and photographer in the mountains is a love-hate relationship. Sometimes I wonder if I would have been better off just focusing on the athletic or physical aspect of my career. But then there are days when I’ve come back with footage or photos I am happy with, and all is right in the world.
Q: What sound or noise do you love?
A: The sounds of skis carving in silky powder or a surfboard cutting through perfect glassy waves
Q: What would be your day job if you weren’t doing what you are currently doing?
Q: If you could bring anybody in the world with you to do what you love (dead or alive), who would it be?
A: My kids