Bjarne Salén has released Apogée, documenting the steep-skiing exploits of Andreas Fransson and JP Auclair in the year before an avalanche ended their lives.
“On September 29th 2014, I lost my two best friends JP Auclair and Andreas Fransson in an avalanche on Monte San Lorenzo near the border of Chile and Argentina. It has now been one year since the accident.
I created a film to celebrate and remember our lovely friends. This film is from our last years together where we skied, worked and had amazing adventures together. We went to Chamonix, Norway and Chile.
Andreas, JP, Daniel Rönnbäck and I started a project together called Apogée, which means – The highest point in the developing of something. The project was Andreas and JP’s idea, travel to magnificent destinations and create beautiful, touching ski movies to inspire others around the world.”