12-part series takes you behind the scenes of “McConkey”

July 31st, 2013 by

Scott Gaffney: Making Pictures and Memories with Shane

“Recognized as one of North America’s top 50 skiers at the turn of the millennium, Scott Gaffney is best known for his independent filmmaking and decade-long role at Matchstick Productions as co-director and editor. Gaffney lives in Lake Tahoe, where he was Shane McConkey’s roommate as they built their careers and a lifelong friendship. ‘We had a really unique relationship because not only were we best friends and roommates, but Shane’s place as an elite athlete and mine as a filmmaker allowed both of our careers to blossom,’ Gaffney says. ‘To be able to share that path with your best friend was a special thing.’” - @redbull

See more from this series here: http://www.skimovie.com/index.php/the-making-of

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Henrik Lampert loves hot dogs, backflips, the Boston Bruins and Norway. Twenty-seven years old and a Massachusetts native, he's the Editor of Freeskier Magazine and Freeskier.com—a proud staffer since 2010.