Alec Jacobson is a photographer and writer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, who likes to dive deep into slow-moving stories. Drawing on his studies in Anthropology, French and Arabic at Amherst College, he prefers to be the only...
I tried to channel Mark Powers as I captured the unglamorous Everesting “summit” - the parking lot for Mt Seymour Ski Resort located near the peak of Mt Dinky with all hope of vistas squashed by fog. The cyclists I followed rounded this mark 10 times on their Everesting effort. When I did it, I wish it had been as moody but instead I was crushed by the heat of a sunny day. Outtake from my story for The New York Times - https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/13/sports/cycling/everesting-challenge-cycling-records.html