Ryan Stopera filmed nationally ranked youth climbers training for the Olympics on the North Shore. Nine year old Ren got a filmmaking lesson on the palisades of Lake Superior.
Filming on location at Eureka Recycling for a collaborative documentary series with Follow Productions. We are exploring climate change, the current methods of waste management in Hennepin County with the HERC incinerator and alternative zero waste methods such as those used in the non profit Eureka Recycling. Most of the waste in this image would have otherwise been burned into toxic emissions in the HERC, but Eureka recycles them for future use.
Working on a new video in support of the Minnesota Climbers Association and their development of climbing areas all over the state. The MCA is made up of volunteers who work together with the Access Fund, State Parks, land owners, and local climbers to carry out their mission of encouraging responsible rock climbing practices, promoting conservation of private and publicly held lands as well as fostering communication of the sport with the public.