Spirit of the Peaks
A film by Connor Ryan
Spirit of the Peaks is a film following the journey of Lakota skier and POW Athlete Alliance member, Connor Ryan. When the mountains call, Ryan is charged with combating the harsh realities of colonization and climate change as he seeks to restore bonds between people and the places that make them whole. The goal of the project is to alter the culture of skiing in order to instill reciprocity between people and place.