The DPS Shadow Campaign consists of 4 Short Films and here is the first one: Sanctuary. Turn of the lights, turn up volume and enjoy this short journey…

The lure of skiing South America is a topic that enters any serious skier’s mind. Once the Northern Hemisphere season concludes, and after enough time has passed through the off-season, the itch to get back on snow sends skiers dreaming of distant mountain ranges.

DPS exists because of South American skiing. That’s not hyperbole. In fact, in the summer of 2001 DPS founder Stephan Drake was spending yet another season in Las Leñas when he met a former Swiss ski team prospect, Cyrile Boinay. In a smoky wine bar the duo vented their frustration on the lack of progressive shaping and materials in the ski industry, and the idea emerged to start a ski company. They founded DB Skis that year and after a few years of toiling and Boinay’s eventual departure, DPS was born in 2005.

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Riders: Piers Solomon, Olof Larsson, Zack Giffin, Santiago Guzman
Directed and edited by Ben Sturgulewski
Shot by Ben Sturgulewski and Dan Pizza
Music by Washed Out