Sweet Protection Piles on the Pow With Young-Gun Skiers in ‘Mixtape’

Two up-and-coming big-mountain freeride skiers are making a name for themselves in Sweet Pro’s latest short film.

Ski superstars Parkin Costain, 16, and Jake Hopfinger, 24, return to the digital screen in Benshi Creative‘s newest short, “Mixtape.” The two previously starred in the film “Dollar Short.”

Similar to their previous ski film pursuits, Costain and Hopfinger ride a storyline just as hard as they ride actual lines in the snow.

a skier making turns in fresh powder
(Photo/J. Finch)

The film will debut on Oct. 22 in Bozeman, Mont.

Skiers featured: Parkin CostainJake Hopfinger, Lexi Dupont, Zach Masi, Jonnie Merril, Ben Goertzen, Wiley Miller, and Ryland Bell

Skis/brands featured: Black Diamond, LINE Skis, Sweet Protection

Filmed and directed by: Alex D’Agostino and Caleb Chicoine

Runtime: 12 minutes

skier hitting edge in burst of powder snow
(Photo/J. Finch)
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Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy is the Managing Editor of GearJunkie and serves as the leader of Lola Digital Media’s DEI Committee.

She has been writing about hiking, running, climbing, camping, skiing, and more for seven years, and has been on staff at GearJunkie since 2019. Prior to that, Mary wrote for 5280 Magazine in Denver while working as an outdoor instructor teaching climbing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and mountain biking at Avid4Adventure. Based in Denver, Colorado, Murphy is an avid hiker, runner, backpacker, skier, yogi, and pack-paddleboarder.

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