Last March 2015 in Tignes, France, I had the chance to shoot Joffrey Pollet-Villard (more popularly known as JPV) who was attempting to break the world record for ski superpipe high air. For this special shoot, the other Giro Snow athletes Torin Yater-Wallace, Mike Riddle, Justin Dorey and, newcomer to the Giro squad, Simon D’Artois joined him as well.
JPV was able to successfully set a new world record for highest air in a superpipe on skis, launching 8.04 meters (26 ft, 3 in) above the deck of a pristinely cut, 22-foot superpipe. The world record was previously held by Peter Olenick of Carbondale, CO; Olenick set a record of 7.58 meters (24 ft, 11 in) on January 31, 2010, during the first-ever X Games High Air contest in Aspen, CO.
Below are some photos from the shoot. These photos were published in FREESKIER magazine.