JP Memorial

JP was not only one of the greatest skiers to ever live, he also gave back to the mountain community by starting the non-profit organization Alpine Initiatives. Alpine Initiatives takes this time every year to bring the ski community together in a celebration of the life of JP.

Lineup of Events

April 10: Ski Shred Session, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (location TBA)

We will ski as a crew on the resort. A time to enjoy the beauty of the present moment and shred in honor of JP.

April 10: Get together and registration, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. (location TBA)

A time to enjoy good food, good drink, and good company. A time to just hang out and be together in honor of JP.

April 11: Quarter Pipe Shred Session, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. @ Blackcomb Terrain Park


Meet @ FORLISE – 10 am to head up the hill to the quarter pipe in the Blackcomb Terrain Park. Registration @ Blackcomb Terrain Park – 11am : Sign up for the shred session on the quarter pipe. We will ski as a crew. A time to enjoy the beauty of the present moment and shred in honor of JP. Don’t forget to bring your helmet.


April 11: Freeski Trivia presented by Evo, 5 – 8 p.m. (location TBA)

Come one come all. Buy in individually or in teams to participate in the trivia night. Hosted by Micah Abrams (Former Editor for ESPN and Freeze Magazine, current Content Director of The Enthusiast Network).