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Five photographers. One wildcard contestant. Three days in the epicentre of the Crankworx World Tour: Whistler, British Columbia. This is one slide showdown to remember. When Deep Summer lights up Olympic Plaza, it leaves even the most seasoned Whistlerites looking at mountain biking’s West Coast haven with fresh eyes.
Ollie Jones is a Whistler based rider, filmer and photographer. He has graced magazine covers as both a rider and a photographer locally and internationally. He works as a content creator for NSMB.com and Santa Cruz Bicycles. No stranger to Crankworx, Ollie has participated in Dirt Diaries as both an actor and a filmer. He has also been an athlete in 4 previous Deep Summer shows and has earned a turn behind the lens in this year’s event.
Being able to visualize and dream. Every moment and day in my life is a highlight in its self. Every day is unique and i try to live it in the best way possible. Enjoying and spending every day as if its my last! Success and highlights in form of glory and wins is just historical facts, and what we done in the past does not tell who we are today and what we will achieve tomorrow. So for me dreams, visions and goals is more interesting.
Daniel Ronnback is a Swedish photographer based in Stockholm, Sweden who travels the worlds shooting action sports and fashion. Most recently, Daniel took part in the World Ski and Snowboard Festival’s Pro Photo Showdown. Daniel is no stranger to Whistler and Crankworx and is excited to be a part of Deep Summer 2017.
Growing up in the West Kootenay, Steve Shannon developed an early love for the outdoors. He began skiing at age two and by high school was firmly addicted to exploring the mountains around home by a variety of means. From those early childhood past times, his appetite for adventure has only grown. His interests have led him around the globe, from racing his dirtbike in the International Six Days Enduro in Chile and Greece, to photographing races in Romania and Mexico. Recent adventures have taken him rafting the Grand Canyon, skiing in Iceland and Norway and mountain biking in the Nepalese Himalaya and Canary Islands.
Steve currently makes his home in Revelstoke, British Columbia where he can usually be found outside on adventures, camera in hand. Steve is available for editorial and commercial assignments. For more information please visit the contact or services page.
Julien is a sport and advertising photographer from Montreal, Canada. He is part of the The Rise media team since 2010. His work is all about action, intensity and fun. He loves cheeseburgers and Rock n’ Roll. Julien’s goal is to just create kick-ass imagery and share his view of the sport through them.
Jb is a 21 year old photographer based out of Lyon, France whose focus is shooting nature and action sports, with a passion for capturing the relations between humans and their environment. Jb is a member of the COMMENCAL bikes media team.
|Wednesday August 16|
|8:30pm - 12:00am||Samsung Deep Summer Photo Challenge||Whistler Olympic Plaza|