Contributors

Interstellar is a collaborative effort by many amazing creative souls. From Aspen, Colorado to New Zealand’s Wānaka, from La Grave, France to Whistler, B.C, our contributors are spread around the globe. We are honored that such talented humans trust our vision and are proud to have them working with us.

Meet the (evolving) team:

MATTHEW TUFTS is a journalist and photographer focused on the intersection of outdoor recreation, environmental conservation, and rural communities. He’s a born n’ raised Vermonter (the “t” is silent), and skis uphill more than down.

matthew-tufts.com | @matthew_tufts

BRUNO LONG is focused on immersing himself in the action that he aims to capture, following some of the most accomplished skiers and mountain bikers globally in search of the beauty and unique moments in far-flung destinations. Storytelling has become an essential part of his photography over the past few years, turning his gaze onto the people who make incredible stories while also trying to capture the natural beauty surrounding these people. Bruno lives in Revelstoke, British Columbia.

brunolong.com | @eye_b_long

ADAM CLARK is a Salt Lake City-based photographer, who specializes in outdoor sports and authentic lifestyle photography. Considering himself a visual storyteller, Adam’s goals are to capture the adventure and talent of his subject(s) while highlighting human emotion. Adam’s need for the outdoors and love of photography/video production has taken him around the world to work with friends, heroes, mentors, and beautiful landscapes.

adamclarkphoto.com | @acpictures

AARON SCHWARTZ was born in North Vancouver and grew up between North Van and Switzerland, where he currently resides in Flims/Laax. He works as a freelance creative in the fields of graphic design, photography, lettering, and illustration – however, his current focus is on Korua Shapes for all things creative.

aaronschwartz.ca | @akaschwartz

TESS WEAVER is a writer and editor based in Aspen, Colorado. A former editor for Powder and Freeskier magazines, she has contributed to publications like The Wall Street Journal, National Geographic, The Atlantic, Outside, ESPN, Bike, Surfer, Backcountry and more. Tess is a passionate skier and mountain biker who is passing along her love for the mountains to her two young children.

tesswstrokes.com | @tessjweaver

LISA NICOLE MOES is an illustrator based in New Zealand. She studied design and illustration in the country’s capital, Wellington, before moving to the mountain town of Wānaka on the South Island. This location and its surrounding area have been essential to her inspiration ever since. When not working on illustrations, she loves to splitboard, mountain bike, and hike in the mountains with her golden retriever Brewster.

lovethyland.company.site | @lovethyland_nz

LESLIE ANTHONY is a writer and editor who knows a thing or two about snow. Longtime Creative Director of SKIER, former Managing Editor of POWDER, and author of the book White Planet: A Mad Dash Through Modern Global Ski Culture, the resident of Whistler, British Columbia, continues to appear regularly on the masthead of the world’s top ski magazines. His favorite activity? Skiing powder, of course.

@docleslie

JOSEFINE ÅS is a Swedish freelance journalist and PR manager living with her family in the southern French Alps. Off-piste skiing and ski touring off the beaten path is a lifelong passion and a part of her family’s daily winter life. The Ås family’s winter residence in the tiny village of Les Hiéres, above La Grave, is literally across the valley from the mighty La Meije.

josefineas.com | @as_josefine

MATT COTÉ is a freelance writer and editor based in Revelstoke, B.C. He has been the managing editor for Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine and is currently a contributing editor for Forecast Ski Magazine in Canada. His work appears in outdoor publications around the world, but he’s most proud of the time he saved a moose stuck in a creek.

GUY FATTAL is a Whistler-based outdoor photographer. His style aims to showcase the vastness of nature while highlighting the human experience. Combined with a unique eye for capturing light, his work has carried him to significant accomplishments by winning Europe’s 2015 ‘King of Dolomites,’ Whistler’s prestigious 2017 ‘Deep Winter Photo Challenge, and the 2020 ‘Jackson Hole Exposed.’ In his free time, Guy enjoys mastering his Israeli hummus recipe.

guyfattal.com | @guyfattalphoto

MATTIAS FREDRIKSSON is a photographer, journalist, and editor-in-chief for Interstellar. For almost 30 years, Fredriksson has documented ski and mountain bike cultures globally. He is a veteran adventure photographer with over 500 cover shots to his name and impressive longevity in the outdoor space. Fredriksson continues to contribute to many publications and photographs global campaigns for commercial clients. He lives in Terrace, British Columbia.

mattiasfredriksson.com | @mattiasfredrikssonphotography

MIKE BERARD is a recovered ski magazine editor. As the editor of SBC Skier, The Ski Journal, and Coast Mountain Culture Magazine, he skied around the world for over a decade. After working for Patagonia as a managing editor, Berard returned home to Canada. He now happily lives in a B.C. town you‘ve never heard of where he mainly writes advertising copy for skiing and mountain biking brands and is working on a tv series.

mikeberard.com

MATT POWER moved west after graduating from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts with a degree in Photojournalism. He has lived in Aspen, Colorado for over 20 years where he mixes his work in the mountains with portraits, weddings, and assignments for commercial and editorial clients.

mattpowerphotography.com | @mattpower

JORDAN MANLEY is a Canadian photographer and film director based in North Vancouver, British Columbia. His films focus on outdoor culture and explore the human relationship with nature. Currently, he is working on a film about the ancient art of Polynesian Wayfinding. Manley is a local at Mt. Seymour where he especially enjoys skiing under the lights at night.

jordanmanley.com | @jordanmanleyphoto

BROOKS CURRAN was born and raised in the Mad River Valley of Vermont, where he grew up racing. Nowadays, he combines his passion for skiing and mountain biking working as a photographer and being a pro athlete. Curran is constantly in pursuit of deep snow, loam, and the perfect turn. He is proud to call the slopes of Mad River Glen his true home.

brookscurran.com | @brookscurran

JAY DASH is an action sports and landscape photographer based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2009, he left the corporate finance world in New York City and headed to the mountains. There he picked up a camera and taught himself how to shoot ski photos. Over time, Jay has learned the value of leaving the camera behind so he can enjoy such activities as split boarding, mountain biking, trail running, and scrambling for himself.

jaydashphotography.com | @jaydashphotography

CHRISTOFFER SJÖSTRÖM Based in Annecy, France, Christoffer is a Swedish-born photographer known for his adventure and lifestyle shots in the outdoor sports world. He has been one of the top freeski photographers since the sport’s inception and has been featured in all major ski and snowboard magazines around the world.

christoffersjostrom.com | @christoffershoots

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