Synopsis: Every year, Crete ranks as one of the top summer vacation spots in the world. Few people realize, however, that it is full of mountains and receives abundant snowfall in winter. Concerned that the mega-industry of summer tourism has begun to alter the fabric of Crete, a group of mountaineers set about to organize the first ever winter ski mountaineering race on the island.
He grew up in New Jersey. Upon graduating from high school in 1994, he moved to Berkeley to attend the University of California, and became interested in film and video production. The winter after his graduation with a degree in Applied Math, he produced and directed his first short action ski film. He then spent four years working as a software engineer, including two years with Amazon, and returned to school to earn a Master of Business Administration degree at the University of Southern California. Following graduate school, he set about to pursue professionally his long-time interest in filmmaking. Since then he has produced and directed commercial video projects for companies such as Oakley, Red Bull and ESPN.