Valerie also produced the award winning docu-vid, "Hips That Rip", the first video about female snowboarders. Both videos are selling internationally.
(Left to Right) Donna Vano, Paige Warner, Valerie Stewart, Janet Finer
|Ms. Stewart’s background includes work as a producer and editor at several Northern California television stations. Valerie received her undergrad and graduate degrees from UC Berkeley. She maintains an active teaching credential and enjoys teaching snowboarding, history and video production. Ms. Stewart was an organizer and speaker at the influential Snowboarders Against AIDS event - a four county, HIV awareness/snowboarding day for teens in Northern California.|
|Ms. Stewart competes in the Legends Division
(ages 40-49) of the USASA
(United States of America Snowboard Association). Valerie placed first in
Boardercross at the 2001 USASA Nationals. She received First
Overall Carving at the l997 and 1998 USASA
Nationals. She has placed in Freestyle, Slalom and Giant Slalom events
in her division at 6 USASA Nationals.
Pow Productions also shoots, produces and edits promotional videos. Valerie’s recent projects include an international promotional video for Pipe Dragon, the halfpipe carving machine that has set a new standard for competition pipes. Pipe Dragon was used to cut the halfpipe at the Olympics.
|Brenden Stewart Schenk is a 13 year old snowboarder who has been riding since he was 2. Brenden's first board was a 90cm Yellow Bus. He is currently riding a 158 Option and has a definite need for speed. Brenden has been practicing "air boarding" and 360's in the living room since he was 4. Brenden is also the youngest known boarder to break a leg while riding (at age 3 - as seen in "HIPS THAT RIP").|