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The Powell Movement is the podcast that pushes the envelope and is designed to be the go-to show for sports enthusiasts who want to know what it takes to achieve success.

Mike Powell


    • Nov 29, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekly NEW EPISODES
    • 1h 7m AVG DURATION
    • 254 EPISODES

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    TPM Episode 254, Jossi Wells, Pro Skier, Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 73:59

    In Jossi Wells part two, we pick up talking about Jossi's recent wedding in NZ, and then it's back to his still going, legendary career.  We talk about being the youngest ever competitor at X, the change that comes with a sport entering an Olympic era, his Olympic experience, heading out into the backcountry and a round of ‘Inappropriate Questions' with Tom Wallisch. Jossi Wells Part 2 Show Notes: 3:30:  Getting married, pressure to perform, and confidence that comes from standing on a podium 10:00:  Podium at The Ski Tour, god moments, faith, and free will 17:00:  A proud Christian, first X Games, medaling at his second X Games at 17 22:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 24:30:  Achieving his goals at 17, enjoying the process at contests as he got older, not winning gold for a long time 30:00:  The change that comes with the Olympics, new pressures, and his controversial Olympic run 41:00:  Dragon:  Get new goggles and really see the mountain use the code Powell15 to save 15% Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Elan Skis:  Over 75 years of innovation that makes you better 43:30:  Finally getting X Games Gold and getting hurt leading up to the PyeongChang Olympics 49:00:  Retiring from competition, teaming up with Torin Yater-Wallace or “Deviate” and “Good Luck”, and Sponsors 63:30:  Inappropriate Questions with Tom Wallisch

    TPM Episode 253: Jossi Wells, Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 63:42

    Jossi Wells became one of skiing's rockstars in the 2000's and he wasn't one of those skiers born with a silver spoon in his mouth. He was born into ski patrol, and he was destined to become a skier.  Along the way he and his family made all the right choices and he went from the little kid who shreds anything from Wanaka to an X Games Gold Medalist and an Olympian who became a household name in the global ski world. Jossi Wells Show Notes: 3:30:  Knee injuries, stem cells, ankle, breaking his back and total time out due to injury 13:00:  Skiing as a job, tricks and breaking into the industry from New Zealand 20:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Peter Glenn Ski and Sports: Over 60 years of getting you out there 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 22:00:  Growing up skiing at Cardrona, homeschooling, and other talents and activities 27:00:  Time on the mountain, size in skiing, racing and then going to the park  39:00:  Dragon:  Get new goggles and really see the mountain use the code Powell15 to save 15% Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Elan Skis:  Over 75 years of innovation that makes you better 41:15:  The influence of Pettit and Kye, the Park City days, and living in Italy 45:00:  Quitting racing, getting a travel budget, getting on a loose Atomic crew led by Rex Thomas, and thoughts of college? 50:00:  Skiing 12 hour days in Park City, traveling with Blake Nyman and the Park City Team, and meeting his dad at the US Open 55:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Colby West

    TPM Epsiode 252: Evan Raps, MD: Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 69:07

    Before Dr. Evan Raps, there was no hip hop in skiing, but back in the late 90's early 2000's , this New York kid took over the ski world and ushered in a new, fresh style to the sport. On the podcast we talk about his roots in moguls, the season that made him famous, the C-Crew, contests, filming, and too many knee surgeries…It's a rare chat with a true innovator in the sport. Evan Raps Show Notes: 3:30:  Growing up in NYC, Hip Hop, skiing, driving to ski, and getting on the Killington Team. 8:00:  School at Killington, moguls, World Cups as a teenager, moving to Colorado and The US Team 12:00:  Influences, getting onto the terrain parks, quitting moguls, moving to The Palisades, and meeting CP 20:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Peter Glenn Ski and Sports: Over 60 years of getting you out there 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 23:00:  The 99-00 Season: The Train Jump, Red Bull Free-Ride Event, X Games SF, filming and a cover 31:30:  Hip Hop style, mentality at contests in the party days, film image, C-Crew and sweeping the podium 42:00:  Dragon:  Get new goggles and really see the mountain use the code Powell15 to save 15% Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Elan Skis:  Over 75 years of innovation that makes you better 44:15:  Sponsors, money and developing skis 48:00:  Knee injury saga (11 surgeries), coming back, CR injury, Tanner injury, and retiring 55:00:  College, coaching the US Team and becoming a Doctor 61:00: Inappropriate Questions with Constantine Papanicolaou

    TPM Episode 251: Chris "Uncle E" Ernst Part 2, Broadcaster

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 63:01

    Part 2 with Chris “Uncle E” Ernst picks up where we left off, when Uncle E was on top of the world announcing every event that mattered…but things were not as perfect as they appeared.  On the podcast we talk about the continued success, the partying, the travel, the double life, the corporate life, getting caught, disappearing for 5 years, and slowly but surely, rebuilding a life and career. Uncle E Show Notes: 3:30:  Red Bull Slackline Event in TN, explain Uncle E, and the difference between Chris and Uncle E 10:00:  The X Games, Live TV, Lord of the Boards and getting more emcee work 21:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 24:00:  Red Bull events, challenging events, and internet comments 30:00:  Highlight events, sour on the Gravity Games, and becoming a ski celebrity 37:00:  Did success change him, Boost Mobile, and corporate partying   41:30:  Dragon:  Their glasses FLOAT, use the code Powell15 to save 15% Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Elan Skis:  Over 75 years of innovation that makes you better 43:45:  Falling off the face of the earth for 5 years, substances, and problems surfacing 48:00:  Rock Bottom, how does he get better, and pinpointing when his problem started 54:00: Inappropriate Questions with Paul Crandell aka LP

    TPM Episode 250: Chris "Uncle E" Ernst, Broadcaster

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 71:39

    Chris “Uncle E” Ernst is a legend on the microphone and in the ski industry.  Uncle E is known for being that wacky, zany guy on the mic who knows all the athletes, all the history, and brings the excitement of the X Games and many other events into living rooms around the world.  What you don't know about him is his private school upbringing, cutting his teeth with bungee jumping, how he helped invent a sport and so much more that we talk about on the podcast. Uncle E Show Notes: 3:30:  The Raiders, High School, Soccer, skiing, and St. Mary's College, 13:00:  Working with the family, Vertigo Bungee days, and Frank Gambali 20:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Peter Glenn Ski and Sports: Over 60 years of getting you out there 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 22:30:  Bungee accidents, The Vertigo/Primal split, the ski bum local lifestyle   30:00:  The Coors Light Tour, learning events from the ground up, and emceeing bird tours at Sea World 37:00:  Skiing with the best and pioneering AK 40:30:  Dragon:  Their glasses FLOAT, use the code Powell15 to save 15% Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Elan Skis:  Over 75 years of innovation that makes you better 43:00:  Snowboarding v Skiing, EXP Productions, Lord of the Boards, and Tele 54:00:  The inventors of Skier Cross, X-Games, where did Uncle E come from, 65:00:  Fast forwarding through medal, the link between depression and head injuries, and living for others 61:00: Inappropriate Questions with Mike Jaquet

    TPM Episode 249: Seth Wescott, Pro Snowboarder, 2X Olympic Gold Medalist

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 88:33

    Seth Wescott has roots that go back to the 80's in snowboarding, which means he's old, but being that he's won the past two Mt. Baker Legendary Banked Slalom events, he's now beating his peers and the ids out there…and that's something he's done his whole life.  From his CVA roots to Western State, the US Team, to the World Cup, to the Olympics, to riding in the big mountains, Seth has dominated everything but the X- Games and we talk about his storied, double Olympic Gold Medal career, head injuries and more on the podcast. Seth Wescott Show Notes: 3:30:  The Burton US Open and Baker Banked Slalom 11:00:  Growing up around college athletics, getting into snow, and snowboarding, 15:00:  CVA weekend program, nationals, Western State, and how he was able to ski through school 25:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Peter Glenn Ski and Sports: Over 60 years of getting you out there 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 27:30:  Dropping out of school, a podium at his first event, halfpipe in the 98 Olympics and not making that team 34:00:  Specializing in boardercross, Alaska, and Kip Garre 41:30:  Dragon:  Their glasses FLOAT, use the code Powell15 to save 15% Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Elan Skis:  Over 75 years of innovation that makes you better 44:00:  X Games Silver, getting on to the Olympic Team early, what he did for the lead up to Torino, and video review 55:00:  What do you think about when you win gold, what happens when you win, and losing a friend on course and calling it on the season 65:00:  Fast forwarding through medal, the link between depression and head injuries, and living for others 75:00: Inappropriate Questions with Mark Fawcett

    TPM Episode 248: Lucas Wachs, Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 77:32

    If everything is based on talent, Lucas Wachs should be a household name in skiing. But in today's world of professional skiing, talent is expected and for better or worse, self-promotion determines how far a pro will get to some extent.  Lucas Wachs is one of those guys who isn't comfortable promoting himself, he lets his skiing do the talking and its afforded him a 12-year career.  While Lucas doesn't make noise about his skiing, he's the guy the other skiers are talking about and snowboarders recognize his talent too, including Max Warbington who asks the Inappropriate Questions. Lucas Wachs Show Notes: 3:00:  His pro model ski, treatment by Lib Tech, and his dad skiing with Scot Schmidt, and Doug Coombs 11:00:  The Warbington brothers, snowboarding, being good at everything, and contests 20:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 22:30:  What he looked like, Salomon, park rat days, the expense of contests and Pete Alport 30:00:  Poor Boyz Productions, Nimbus, the fork in the road, 4bi9, and getting on Lib 41:00:  Dragon:  Their glasses FLOAT, use the code Powell15 to save 15% Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Elan Skis:  Over 75 years of innovation that makes you better 43:30:  Sponsors, his first big trip with Benchetler and Igucci, manual labor, agents and energy drinks 51:00:  10 Barrel, filming with huge names, breaking gear, winning a Powder Award for his part in Level 1's “Romance”, his first trip to Europe in 2020, and MSP 63:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Max Warbington

    TPM Episode 247: Mike Arzt: Snowboard Visionary, Burton>Airwalk>The Public Works

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 72:31

    Mike Arzt has been behind the scenes in the snowboard industry since he was 16 years old.  He's been a shop grunt, salesman, buyer, Burton factory store employee, RED Sales and Marketing guy, athlete tech, Blue Torch Snow Director, Airwalk employee, freelancer and eventually, entrepreneur.  He's done everything and you've for sure seen some of his work….  Between the Red Bull Cold Rush like events, marketing and branding projects, Arzt has been humbly behind some game changing marketing. Mike Arzt Show Notes: 3:00:  Silverton takeover, a love for snow early, and curated luck 10:00:  Ryan's Ski Shop, being the snowboard guy, working with the Bruton Rep, and his first tradeshow 14:00:  Going to NZ after High School, setting goals of UVM and Burton and making both happen 20:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 23:00:  RED Helmets, corporate presentations, money, being replaced and then getting the dream Burton job 30:00:  Olympics, leaving Burton for Blue Torch, and Airwalk 40:00:  Dragon:  Their glasses FLOAT, use the code Powell15 to save 15% Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Elan Skis:  They will make you a better skier...no bs 42:15:  T-Bag, the end of Airwalk, Head Snowboards, and Helly Hansen 52:00:  The Public Works, Battery 621, and the pandemic 63:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Steve “Stix” Nielson

    TPM Episode 246: Corey Smith, Pro Snowboarder, Artist, Founder, Spring Break Snowboards

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 62:03

    While Corey Smith is the mastermind behind the shape changing snowboard brand Spring Break Snowboards, it's not snowboarding that defines him.  Corey is an artist first and foremost and he's responsible for creating religions, spoof snowboard brands and some of the most popular snowboard graphics of the past decade.  If that's not enough, he was a also a pro rider who played in bands and lived the rockstar life…..  This all makes for a great podcast. Corey Smith Show Notes: 3:00:  The Church of Quantum Interconnectedness, no rules at home, and art 8:00:  Snowboarding at 16, Summer at Hood, and aspirations of being pro 14:00:  Neoproto days, his image, his riding style, and being ahead of his time 20:15: Dragon:  Their glasses FLOAT, use the code Powell15 to save 15%  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there Elan Skis:  Find out why those who "know" are talking about Elan 22:30:  Money, going through boards, making ends meet, Capita, and pushing the limits with graphics 28:00:  Video part involvement, brands, riders he respects, and Love/Hate 34:00:  College, bands Moving to LA, Ambiguous, and Commune 38:45: Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 40:45:  The Commune Movie, moving to Tahoe to get back to snowboarding, and founding Spring Break 45:00:  Getting ripped off by the big brands, partnering with Capita, and the best of both worlds for him 51:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Sean Tedore

    TPM Episode 245: Trennon Paynter, Olympian, Canadian Halfpipe Coach Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 75:20

    Trennon Paynter is a legendary Canadian mogul skier, he's also an Olympian for Australia, and the Head Coach of the Canadian National Halfpipe Team.  In part 2 of his podcast, we talk about going to the Olympics for another country, shifting to coaching park and pipe, his elite athletes, getting halfpipe into the Olympics, and a whole lot more. The godfather, Mike Douglas, asks the Inappropriate Questions. Trennon Paynter Show Notes: 3:00:  Getting radical, filming with Poor Boyz, and tagging along with the New School players 8:00:  Coming back from injury, going to another country for the Olympics, and the mixed feelings around making the Australian Team 20:45:  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code drinkfast Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 22:45:  Olympic highlights, the end of his mogul career, and the beginning of his coaching career 31:00:  Park and Pipe coaching, Provincial level teams, starting his own team, and raising money to keep it going 44:00:  Dragon:  Their glasses FLOAT, use the code Powell15 to save 15% Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 46:00:  Staying out of athlete business, Matt Hayward, politics, and halfpipe finally gets in the Olympics 52:00:  Sarah Burke, the founding of a national team, rules, and working well with Canada 61:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Mike Douglas

    TPM Episode 244: Trennon Paynter, Olympian, Canadian Halfpipe Coach

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 74:03

    Trennon Paynter is a legendary Canadian mogul skier, he's also an Olympian for Australia, and the Head Coach of the Canadian National Halfpipe Team.  His unbelievable ski story starts with cigarettes, partying, and good times in Banff before Trennon became a self-taught badass in the moguls of Kimberley BC.  From there, Trennon competed against the New Canadian Air Force and beat them, made the National Team, Raced on the World Cup, and got into coaching...This podcast is a fun history lesson. Trennon Paynter Show Notes: 3:00:  How young are the kids he coaches, what doesn't he understand about them, and the lack of risk-takers at the highest level the world 8:00:  Being unsafe is not crazy if risk is managed correctly, the super trampoline, and born in Australia to adventure hippies 20:45:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 23:15:  Moving back to Canada, skiing every day in Kimberley, BC, and quitting ski racing to party 28:00:  Banff, seeking out danger, moguls, and living on the Easter Run under the lift 33:00:  Found by the hotdoggers, winning contests, getting invited on to the Canadian Development Team, and potential (age) 38:00:  Dragon:  Their glasses FLOAT, use the code Powell15 to save 15% Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 40:45:  Ski School 2, the influence of Shane Szocs, 97-98 he starts doing well on moguls, and getting some World Cup Starts on the Taxi Squad 49:00:  Him being passed over for the World Cup Team because of age, making the team over JF Cusson, doing well, and then breaking his pelvis 54:00:  The regret of not training as hard when he came back, the narrative of the New Canadian Air Force is not true, and don't talk crap about moguls 64 :00:  Inappropriate Questions with Rory Bushfield

    TPM Episode 243: Proving Grounds 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 61:13

    I traveled to Prineville, Oregon for the ultimate in what a big mountain slopestyle event can be, Proving Grounds. I talk to all the players including, Carson Storch, Camila Noguiera, Crandon Semenuk, Kyle Strait, Reed Boggs, Jonny Salido, Travis Rice, Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, Jaxon Riddle, Hanna Bergman, and more... Proving Grounds Show Notes: 2:00:  Muddy courses, Katie Holden, and Carson Storch 5:30:  Hannah Bergman, Todd Barber, and Sage Cattabriga-Alosa 16:00: Josh Bender, and Kyle Jameson, and Brad Holmes 20:45:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 23:30:  Brad Holmes, Brooke Andrews, Jaxon Riddle, and Jonny Salido 31:00:  Todd Barber, Kyle Strait, Nikolai Rogatkin, David Lieb and Hannah Bergmann 39:00:  Dragon:  Their glasses FLOAT, use the code Powell15 to save 15% Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 41:45:  Dylan Stark, Brandon Semenuk, and Travis Rice 49:00:  Carson Storch, David Lieb, Brooke Andrews, Reed Bogs, Ryan Runke, and Carson Storch

    TPM Episode 242: Tom Hyser, Skate Visionary, Entrepreneur, Marketer

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 74:29

    Tom Hyser was born into the quad culture of the rinks around Atlanta and went from rink rat to skate rat.  His family's move to the Midwest was life-changing when he first discovered inline skating.  Tom is an original X Gamer, a product visionary whose designs have sold millions of units, an internet pioneer, and through it all he's lived the struggle of being an inline skater.  On the show, we talk about the love of skate, the hate received for it, and everything in between. Tom Hyser Show Notes: 4:00:  Covid travel, skateboarding, and Wisconsin 17:00:  Jamie Thomas, skateboard hate, and incidents 18:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Dragon:  Their glasses FLOAT, use the code Powell15 to save 15 % 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 21:45:  The decline of inline, growing up outside of Atlanta, roller skating, and wrestling year-round 26:00:  Getting sponsored, high school, qualifying for the pro tour, and college 33:00:  Hoax 2, blowing his knee at the first X Games, and going in house at K2 41:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports: Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 43:45:  The Fatty, crazy opportunities, no rules, going to Korea and recalls 51:00:  The end of K2, Skatepile, Fiziks, and the scary future 61:00:  Rollerblade and business is booming 65:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Andy Kruse

    TPM Episode 241: Griffin Post, Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 70:45

    Griffin Post was born into the ski industry. His dad was an executive with some big brands, ultimately running Smith, and wanting a young Griff to be anything but, a pro skier. That said, there was no special treatment for Griffin and he almost didn't make it. A chance trip and win at the US Extremes took Griffin away from utilizing his MBA and working his way into the world of TGR. Hear Griffin's unique path to pro skiing on the podcast. Griffin Post Show Notes: 6:00:  X-Games Gold Medalist, growing up in Austria, and settling in Sun Valley 11:00:  Ski racing, the new school, powder days, kind of straight edge as a youth, and his first avalanche at 16 20:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code drinkfast Dragon:  Their glasses FLOAT, use the code Powell15 to save 15 % 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 22:00:  Challenges at Bowdoin, transferring to Denver, skier cross, and getting his MBA 31:00:  The life changing US Extremes, does his dad help, and what would the real world have looked like? 39:00:  Subaru events, and meeting me while he was dirtbagging it in Chile 41:30:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports: Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 44:00:  The cost of The Freeride World Tour, his role with Kastle, sponsors, and becoming financially stable in life through skiing 51:00:  It's all work ethic, not marketability, panic at the Verbier event, and being lucky to walk away from it 58:00:  Moving to Jackson to hopefully film with TGR, getting some help from Smith (not his Dad though), and his first day filming with TGR 63:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Todd Ligare

    TPM Ep 240: Dan Egan Part 2, Staying alive on Mount Elbrus

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 77:53

    Dan Egan is a Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Member and living legend with a ton of stories to tell. In round two of his podcast, he tells the story that almost killed him, what it took to survive and how it changed his life forever.  There were 15 people that didn't make it out and Dan tells the tale. We finish things off with my complaints about the Ski and Snowboard HOF that Dan is currently the face of. Dan Egan Show Notes: 6:00:  OR Show, Dan's summer, and his book 9:00:  What is Degree7, Patrick Vallecant, why the trip to Mount Elbrus   14:00:  Arriving in Paris and realizing this is a crazy idea, a massive group, and being watched in Russia 17:00:  The creepy phone call, why so many die on Elbrus, vacation mentality, Allah doesn't like May Day, the differences between Dan and John, and forgetting gear 24:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Dragon:  Their glasses FLOAT, use the code Powell15 to save 15 % 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 27:00:  Why a short acclimatization process, John and Tom aren't going to push for the summit, losing his climbing partner, and turnaround time 31:00:  Taking his pack off for the summit push, making it in a blizzard, decision making in altitude, and meeting Sasha 35:00:  Joining the Russians, spending the night on the mountain, his white light moment, Sasha saves the day again, and fighting for rope, and leaving the group 45:30:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports: Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 48:00:  Who was Sasha, how many people die on the mountain that day, getting out of Russia, medical issues and fights in France, and the trip that never ends 56:00:  My problems with the Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and our discussion about it. (I know Terje is not from the US and should not be in the conversation) 68:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Roy Tuscany

    TPM EP 239: Skogen Sprang, Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 74:15

    While a lot of people know Skogen Sprang as the US Freeski Slopestyle Coach, before he held that title, he was one of the sport's true innovators, bringing new tricks and a snowboard style to the table.  On the podcast we talk about doing every action sport as a kid, turning his pro snowboard dreams into a pro ski career, innovation, his prolific 2000 year, the injury, and what it took to come back.  Don't miss this one. Skogen Sprang Show Notes: 3:00:  Olympics, growing up in the bay, soccer, and skateboarding 11:00:  Skiing, snowboarding gear, inline skating, and mountain biking 17:00:  The culture of sport, switching to snowboarding, and quitting soccer 22:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Dragon:  Their glasses FLOAT, use the code Powell15 to save 15 % 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 24:45:  Wanting to be a sponsored snowboarder, his parent's reaction, and his crew 28:00:  The influence of Troy, switching to skiing, instant progression, Constantine and his Chapter 3 Part 35:00:  Vision of being a pro in both, Line Skis, and Poor Boyz Productions 42:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports: Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 44:00:  MSP, McConkey and the crazy year that 2000 was: Covers, tricks, contests, and the injury that threatens to end it all 64:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Shane Anderson

    TPM Episode 238: Chris Engelsman, Pro Snowboarder

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 67:59

    Chris Engelsman, aka ETree, is one of the tallest snowboarders of his generation and a master of riding switch.  He was one of those snowboarder entrepreneurs who was always starting brands and projects like Elevation Snowboards and Robot Food.  On the podcast, we talk about his career, QI, Clicker, and inventing the backside Rodeo.  It's another good one. Chris Engelsman Show Notes: 3:00:  Photo shoot mishaps, Michigan, Snurfers, and ski family 8:00:  Sports, snowboarding, contests, Hood, and Windell's, 15:00:  Western State, Crested Butte, evolution of big mountain riding, and his crew 21:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 24:00:  QI Snowboards, Alaska in 94, K2 Clicker, and Standard Films 31:00:  Old video parts, money, dropping out of school, and switch riding 38:00:  Contests, X Games, and the backside rodeo 42:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 44:00:  Leaving K2, starting Elevation Snowboards, and Robot Food 53:00:  The end of being pro, selling printer cartridges, Snowboarder Magazine, TGR, and where is he now 61:00:  Inappropriate Questions

    TPM Episode 237: Todd Ligare, Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 79:27


    Growing up in Park City, Todd Ligare's life was based around ski racing and making the US Ski Team.  As a teenager, he started traveling the world and after a decade of racing and travel, Todd got slower and while he still earned a scholarship to ski race in college, his race dream had now turned into the Tangerine Dream, he wanted to ski for the biggest cameras of all over at TGR.  This podcast is another lesson in making things happen for you through hard work and hustle. Todd Ligare Show Notes: 3:00:  Last name, having older brothers, growing up in Park City, and a family of skiers 8:00:  Ski programs, other sports, when does skiing get serious, and how much did he ski 12:00:  "I Ride Park City", who is his crew, race sponsorship, The Winter Sports School 21:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code drinkfast Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 24:00:  Tanner Hall, weed, his look, music, Michael Jordan, and The US Team 30:00:  Subsidized by the US Team, traveling the world solo, and dirtbagging it 35:00:  Partying on planes, racing hurt, frustration, and college scholarship 42:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 44:15:  Dynastar, networking, strategies to get noticed, and first shoot with TGR 53:00:  Atomic, Armada, and Amer buys Armada 56:30:  Sponsorship, money, and what's the future look like 68:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Griffin Post


    TPM Episode 236: Amie Engerbretson

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 73:40

    Amie Engerbretson is a pro skier who understands the importance of marketing yourself and creating your own brand more than most.  Amie started as a dancer and didn't make it in that world, so after a 4-year break, Amie decided she wanted to become a pro skier… she had a path, she's been a ski model with a photographer dad since she was a kid, and she got a ton of coverage.  But Amie wanted more than just ski modeling, she never took no for an answer and made her dreams happen. It's a cool story. Amie Engerbretson Show Notes: 4:00:  Powder, photography, and her Dad 15:00:  Born in Tahoe cookie shop and her mom 18:45:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 21:15:  What does her 21-year-old single dad know about parenting, quitting skiing for dance, not making the dance team 8x's, and college 27:00:  Deciding she wanted to be a pro skier, figuring out her value, and becoming her own brand 33:00:  Salomon and working with me 38:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 39:00:  Women's product, sponsors, and money 48:00:  Avalanche, rescue, sharing it with the public and the mental impact of all that 56:30:  Warren Miller, making things happen, 62:30:  Inappropriate Questions with Alyssa Seemann

    TPM Episode 235: Ross Powers, Pro Snowboarder

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 63:12

    Ross Powers had all the chips stacked against him…His life started in leg braces, and things weren't easy.  What Ross did have, though, was a strong mom and snowboarding.  He strapped in, learned to shred, started winning, and didn't stop until he was an Olympic Gold Medalist and one of the most decorated riders of our time.  On this week's podcast, we talk about his journey from Vermont to just about every podium in the world. Ross Powers Show Notes: 3:00:  The Hall of Fame, growing up with a different childhood and finding snowboarding 15:00:  Progression, contests, and getting hooked up by Burton 20:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 20:15:  Everything starts happening so fast, the IFS and FIS, and starting to dominate the contest scene 42:15:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 44:00:  Winning slope and pipe at X Games, the first Olympics, Terje, and not maximizing the experience 48:00:  The US Open, and Salt Lake Olympics, and winning gold 52:00:  Being the alternate in 06, and finding Snowboard Cross. 59:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Seth Wescott

    TPM Episode 234: Robert Guerrero, Pro Skater

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 75:15

    Robert Guerrero grew up during the intersection of the internet and inline skating. Meaning he made friends all over the world via AOL chat rooms and lived a double life…Loner student during the weekdays and popular street skater on the weekends.  Eventually, Rob G became a legend within the sport, known for both insane rails as well as some of the most creative skating ever seen.  Throughout this time, Rob lived a spiritual, nomadic lifestyle that eventually takes him to an Ayahuasca retreat in Peru.  This is where he ends up getting shot in the face at point-blank range.  Hear all the details in the podcast Robert Guerrero Show Notes: 3:00: Ben Weis, the Midwest influence, growing up in San Jose, and roller hockey 10:30:  HS Football, picking skating, skate culture, and the start of nomadic life 15:00:  Influential bladers, AOL chatrooms, and VG Videos 19:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 22:00:  The naming of his “JSF” Crew, Rob G is everywhere, and video exposure 25:00:  Living a dual life, the energy of the session, contests, street skating, and IMYTA 31:30:  2001 is a huge yeah but he's still an AM, and money 33:00:  Where is home, being nice, people-pleasing, losing all his sponsors, and health insurance 39:30: Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Getting you outside for over 70 years Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 41:30:  Getting on Rollerblade, retiring from sponsors for spiritual awakening, and his Ayahuasca retreat experience 50:00:  Going to a retreat for himself, getting shot in the face, the GoFundMe, and getting out of Peru 59:00:  Waking up in the US, karma, the progression of getting better, what he's doing now 55:00:  Woodard investing in the youth, setting a Guinness Record, and winning awards 66:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Tom Hyser

    TPM Episode 233: Kristen Ulmer, Legendary Skier Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2021 66:16

    Kristen Ulmer is routinely called the best female big mountain skier of her time, maybe ever, and that annoys her, and she'll let you know it.  If you've seen Kristen ski, you know her gender doesn't matter, she's always been about sending it and most of the time it's bigger than her male peers.  Kristen is a living legend, a unique personality, who doesn't' lack confidence…. on part two of the podcast, we talk about ski mountaineering, pioneering AK, gender, and more…. Kristen Ulmer Show Notes Part 2: 3:00:  Knee issues from part 1, Nepal Mountaineering with no permits or visas, and crazy solo vacations 15:00:  How long was she off the snow over her career, how does she deal with downtime, the relief of injury, and being competitive against all men 20:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code drinkfast Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 20:15: Skiing for cameras only, pioneering in AK, getting left in the mountains, and the Wild Wild West 29:30:  She thinks skiing was never not cool, Snowboarders in AK, men putting her in awkward situations, and gender differences 34:00:  Creating personas for marketing purposes, making more than the men, selling out, and seeing everything as a business  42:15:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 44:00:  Becoming a film skier, making pennies in skiing today, and best skiers ever 52:00:  Skiing the Grand Teton, manufacturing drama, and 50 near death experiences 59:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Aaron McGovern

    TPM Episode 232: Kristen Ulmer, Legendary Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 61:17

    Kristen Ulmer is routinely called the best female big mountain skier of her time, maybe ever, and that annoys her, and she'll let you know it.  If you've seen Kristen ski, you know her gender doesn't matter, she's always been about sending it and most of the time it's bigger than her male peers.  Kristen is a living legend, a unique personality and in part one of the podcast, we talk about her not really falling in love with skiing until HS, being blind as a bat, extreme skiing, injuries, the US Ski Team, and more. Kristen Ulmer Show Notes: 3:00:  Art Cars, New Hampshire, being blind, and sports 12:45:  Beauty Pageants, partying at 14, semester abroad, and moving to Utah to ski 18 :30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 20:15:  Scott Markewitz, ski modeling, and filming for the first time 24:00:  How the other girls reacted to her success, being more competitive against the guys, and being in the US Team 31:00:  Squaw Valley, blowing her knee, rehab Kristen style, quitting the team, and more knee problems. 36:00:  Winning the US Extreme's with a blown knee and being mortified for not winning worlds, 38:15:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 40:00:  Hiding injuries, her peers, and being part of the boy's club 45:00:  The Princess nickname, women's product, not getting on fat skis, and money 55 :00:  Inappropriate Questions with Kent Kreitler

    TPM Episode 231: Matt Peterson, VP of Marketing, former Pro Snowbaorder

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2021 76:02

    While Matt Peterson is the current VP of Woodward Tahoe, Boreal and Soda Springs, he's done it all in the world of snowboarding.  During his pro riding days, he competed in the X Games, filmed with Warren Miller and others, had the sponsors, and did the travel.  He then went on to help start Academy Snowboards and used his marketing genius to help make the brand an instant success.  And while Matt keeps moving up to bigger and better corporate jobs--in his heart, he will always be that passionate rider, fighting to build meaningful community and he's doing just that—with Woodward budgets. Matt Peterson Show Notes: 3:00: Vashon, his dad's ski industry history, 5 kids, and moving to Wisconsin 7:00:  Snowboarding, his crew, Chad Otterstrom, and Rad Air 14:00:  Being sponsored by brands he wanted to, Hood, and getting in trouble on the hill 21:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 23:00:  Music in MN, lone wolf, finishing HS early, and moving to Colorado 33:00:  Winning contests, X Games, Salomon, and Random Snowboards 37:00:  Academy Snowboards 39:30: Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Getting you outside for over 70 years Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 41:00:  Why Academy was successful, talent spotting, and money 48:00:  What snowboarding was, going back to school, and starting an agency 55:00:  Woodard investing in the youth, setting a Guinness Record, and winning awards 64:00:  Inappropriate Questions with David Amirault

    TPM Episode 230: Rory Bushfield, Pro Skier Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2021 68:41

    Rory Bushfield is known for living dangerously.  He's part reckless, part calculated, and always fun.  Even on this podcast, not many people live a life close to as spontaneous and adventurous as the life of Rory Bushfield.  His risks and adventures have created notoriety, respect, money, and a whole lot of loss.  We talk about it all on Part 2 of Bushy's Podcast and Trennon Paynter asks the “Inappropriate Questions” to close it out and they don't disappoint. Rory Bushfield Show Notes: 3:00: Stunts part 2, Level 1, and how he is portrayed in movies 12:00:  MSP, McConkey, JP Auclair, and what he sucks at 20:45:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 22:45:  Rossignol, money, blow it if you got it, getting hurt with friends, and more injuries 33:00:  The K2 Back 9, best results, and getting into flying 39:30: Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Getting you outside for over 70 years Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 41:00:  The progression of flight, Sarah Burke, and dealing with loss 49:00: Nitro Circus, Reality TV on Splash, and other shows 59:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Trennon Paynter

    TPM Episode 229: Rory Bushfield, Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 68:51

    Rory Bushfield is known for living dangerously.  Yeah, he's a pro skier, but the risk factor seems to come from everything else in life that he does.  Rory started out as the kid who was always getting hurt, but he was also the kid who, cast or not, would crush you in the moguls.  He was the JR Olympic Mogul Champion and he quit his Olympic path or the park, pipe, and video parts.  In part 1 of this hilarious podcast, we talk about his stunts, money, LCP, death, pressure, and a lot more. Rory Bushfield Show Notes: 3:00: Panama Canal, were his parents dangerous, and Balzac, Alberta 12:00:  Is there family money in the Bushfield Family, getting hurt as a kid, always being a little hurt, and skiing 16:00:  Soccer, skiing and having to pick one, taking trains to ski, and being tall for a skier 20:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 22:45:  Freestyle program, internet school through getting beat up by a girl, and backyard set ups 28:00:  Not getting caught, Loose Cannon Playas, CKY2K influence, and stunts 32:30:  Peer influence, does losing people slow you down, Trennon Payner 34:00:  What does the US Team do for him, moving out of the house at 16, and filming 42:00: Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Getting you outside for over 70 years Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 44:00:  Smoking weed and getting a spot to the X Games, and Jr Olympic Champion 52:00: The World Cup, Sponsors, and did he ever have to work? 56:00:  Not making finals at X-Games and pressure 60:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Mason Mashon

    TPM Episode 228: Shane Anderson, Pro Skier, Filmmaker

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2021 68:30

    Shane Anderson was a key personality and image when skiing needed it the most, in the mid to late 90’s.  While Shane had the Rockstar look, it was his tricks and the company he kept that thrust him to the forefront of the ski industry.  Part early big mountain guy and part new schooler, Shane rolled with the innovators of the sport until injuries got in the way.  On the podcast, we talk skiing, the Tahoe crew, Hollywood, and making documentary films. Shane Anderson Show Notes: 3:00:  Getting the Keys to the City of Olympia, growing up in Olympia and finding skiing on his own 9:00: Champion Archer, the Olympia music scene, and being the shy kid 13:00:  When does the Shane look start, College in Tahoe and the Tahoe scene 17:00:  Filming with CP, skiing with legends, progression, and competitiveness 22:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 25:00:  Sponsors, money, contests, and the state of the industry 30:00:  Meeting Skogen Sprang and Evan Raps, CR, and the train jump 39:00:  Chapter 3, Poor Boyz, first X-Games, and the party mentality of back then 43:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 44:30:  His marketability, the 2000 X-Games injury, and blowing his knee over and over 52:00:  Leaving K2, The Real-World Tahoe, becoming an actor 58:00:  Trying to re-find his identity, getting hooked on a fishing trip, leaving LA, going to college to study fish, and making documentaries. 65:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Kent Kreitler

    TPM Episode 227: Alex Hall, Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2021 74:21

    Alex Hall has the world in the palm of his hands.  In only a few years, Alex has gone from an up-and-coming Swiss kid to arguably the best American Slopestyle skier... What's different about Alex is his basketball player height and the hunger he brings to the table.  The best part about Alex is that he is a throwback…  He’s the X Games Gold winner in Real Ski, in Slopestyle, and in Big Air but he always makes sure that he’s filming for something.  And he's just getting started. Alex Hall Show Notes: 3:00:  Comparing winning Real Ski to a X Games Slopestyle, who is his top 3 in Real Ski, and the Tanner controversy 10:00:  Growing up European, dual passports, and his parents 16:00:  Soccer, skiing and having to pick one, taking trains to ski, and being tall for a skier 21:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 22:45:  Events as a grom, who he looks up to, and the EU vs US parks 27:00:  Newschoolers, moving to the US, The Winter School, and the US Ski Team 34:00:  What does the US Team do for him, moving out of the house at 16, and filming 40:45: Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Getting you outside for over 70 years Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 42:00:  Why urban, what do sponsors care about, contracts, and sponsors 52:00:  Not doing well his first couple years on the world cup and X games, his first win in Switzerland, and having a healthy career. 56:00:  The road to the Olympics, the Olympic experience, and 2022 61:00:  Winning X Games, stadium events, 65:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Joss Christensen

    TPM Episode 226: Jason Hines, ASA Entertainment--X-Games--Red Bull

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 71:54

    Jason Hines has spent his entire career behind the scenes building events and he has been responsible for some of the biggest action sports events in the world and beyond, and he’s put out fires at all of them.  I’m talking Red Bull, X Games, ASA Entertainment, and more. ….but he’s so much more than that.  On the podcast, we talk about race throughout his life, inline skating in the ’90s in South Florida, all the events, Red Bull, and more. Jason Hines Show Notes: 3:00:  Your experience with racism, wrestling, and college for a semester 15:00:  Welcome to Miami, inline skating, working at Fritz’s, and finding Franky Morales 23:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Rollerblade: Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 26:00:  Taking a leadership role at events, almost building ramps at X Games, and running the ASA Am Circuit 30:00:  Growth within the ASA, more race, the LG days, and what he did day-to-day/event day 42:30: Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Elan skis:  Making the best ski 75 years 44:00:  Why inline is out of the X Games, starting Mix Ride Media and taking over the X Games 54:00:  Back to ASA, getting laid off, and finding Red Bull in 2010 58:00:  Red Bull events, the old Red Bull, and the product. 65:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Chris Fowler

    TPM Episode 225: Damian Sanders, Legendary Snowboarder

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 81:58

    Damian Sanders is arguably the first and last real rockstar in the world of snowboarding.  He’s one of those riders who had an image that the whole sport could be marketed on.  From his look to the way he rode, to how he partied, to his entourage, if you saw Damian out, you wouldn’t think he was a snowboarder.  He was larger than life and defined 'go big or go home' on and off snow.  On the podcast, we talk about coming up punk/new wave, Tahoe, Palmer, Farmer, Plake, cars, money, and more.  It’s a fun chat with a true living legend. Damian Sanders Show Notes: 3:00:  Monster Stage, growing up in a huge family, and no rules as a BMX kid 10:00:  Moving to Tahoe at 16, school with Palmer, Avalanche Snowboards, Soda Springs event, and his sense of fashion. 21:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 23:45:  Hardboots, Glen Plake, Sponsorship, and marrying a Penthouse Pet 34:00:  Photo shoots,  and Pet of the Year 41:45: Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Getting you outside for over 70 years Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 43:00:  Fall Line Films, hurry up and wait, and wakeboarding 49:00:  Farmer, knee injury, milking snowboarding, throwing parties, and the party that sent him to jail 73:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Todd Richards and Mark Fawcett

    TPM Epsiode 224: Rory Silva, Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 67:29

    Rory Silva was a child prodigy and one of my favorites…. He was this talented kid, who had a really unique style, and was progressive. What he didn’t have was the assertiveness, ambition, and guidance to become a household name in skiing….But he still had a huge impact on the skiers of his era. On the podcast we talk about weed, video parts gone wrong, diabetes, and more... Rory Silva Show Notes: 3:00:  Weed, growing up in Mammoth, tattoos, and his living set up during covid 15:00: Ski racing, Glen Plake, and getting skis from K2 17:00: Diabetes and weed 24:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Rollerblade: Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program  10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 26:45:   Bad eating habits, travel, contests, X Games, and nerves 35:00:   Who was his crew in Mammoth, his WSki-106 part, career guidance, and the K2 Team he was on 43:30:   Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Elan Skis: Making the best ski 75 years 45:00:  9th Ward Skis, money, and injuries 49:00:   His look, Deadabetic edits, Kevin Malone question and Superpark      60:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Andy Mahre

    TPM Episode 223: Tim Petrick, Ski Industry Legend

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 73:37

    Tim Petrick has had a pretty epic ski career. From ski instruction, to the PSIA Demo Team, to Powder Magazine, to Aspen, to K2, to Booth Creek, to K2, to Rossignol, to K2, to Silverton……  You get the idea, Tim has done it all and most of it, at the corporate executive level….  But Tim Petrick is not your typical exec, he's a ski bum at heart and this podcast is a testament to how much this dude loves to ski.  Tim Petrick Show Notes: 3:00:  Skipping work to ski, growing up in MN and NY, and wanting to be a skier for a living as a kid 10:00:  Going to college near Stowe, PSIA Demo Team, and the end of Stowe 17:00:  Snowbird, Bear Valley, Aspen, and endurance sports 23:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code drinkfast Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 26:00:  Powder Magazine, Olin Skis, and round 1 with K2. 27:00:  Dealing with a shift in production and laying people off 42:15:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Elan skis:  Making the best ski 75 years 44:00:  The 90’s K2 Grateful Dead Collection, The K2 Four, and leaving K2 when they are on fire 54:00:  Booth Creek, K2 again, Markovich, leaving for Rossignol, and the S7 days 62:00:  Replacing DeRocco and heart attack in the mountains 65:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Anonymous

    TPM Episode 222: John Collinson, Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 67:48

    John Collinson’s upbringing was different than most of my guests.  He grew up in a closet with his older sister and didn’t do many things that most kids do.  However, what he did experience was unfathomable, summiting Rainier at 4 years old, summiting Everest at 17, and so much more.  On the podcast, we talk about how he went from the closet to his sister's shadow, to pro skier, to social media influencer known for his incredible body.  Angel Collinson asks the ‘Inappropriate Questions’ in this do not miss episode. John Collinson Show Notes: 3:00:  His body, a tale of two people, and growing up in Snowbird employee housing 10:00:  Growing up hiking skiing, setting goals, summers on the road, and learning the mountains young 15:00:  What he didn’t have growing up, the freedom of skiing for them as kids, and being the weird kid at school 20:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program  10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 22:30:  Quit racing and found the skatepark, setting his goals of Everest and JR Freeide Tour, and finding a mentor in the mountains 27:00:  Everest on the cheap, problems with other groups, and the 7 Summits 37:00:  Increasing his value, winning the JR Tour and Angel winning the FWT 42:15:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Elan skis:  Making the best ski 75 years 44:00:  Sherpas, getting in with TGR, and Red Bull Cold Rush 52:00:  The Faction Collective. Filming with MSP, sponsors, and money 54:00:  Injuries, social media, and Ski Mountaineering 59:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Angel Collinson

    TPM Ep 221: Kent Kreitler, Legendary Skier, Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2021 64:23

    Kent Kreitler is a living legend and TGR Hall of Famer.  He’ll be remembered as the skier who helped bring tricks to the backcountry but he was so much more than that.  He was part of an elite crew of skiers that pioneered big mountain skiing in Alaska….the generation that lived fast and took chances.  In part two of his podcast, we talk about the Tahoe years, filming with the Standard Crew, the terrain park on 215’s, the X Games, sponsors, money, and more…. Kent Kreitler Show Notes: 6:00:  Greg Harms, moving to Tahoe, Punk influence, and health in the party days 16:00:  New Zealand, K2, and pushing for change in different areas of the industry 22:00:  Rollerblade: Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 24:30:  Boards in Motion Magazine, developing ski technology, Team Venom, and money 33:30:  X Games medals and big air, and two knee injuries (one major one in AK) 41:30:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Elan skis:  Making the best ski 75 years 43:00:  K2 > Rossignol > Blizzard, Coombs death, and Switzerland 50:30:  Retirement, ski hero’s, risk, and McConkey death 60:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Kristen Ulmer

    TPM Episode 220: Kent Kreitler, Legendary Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 66:13

    Kent Kreitler is a living legend--He’ll be remembered as the skier who helped bring tricks to the backcountry, but he was so much more than that.  He was part of an elite crew of skiers that pioneered big mountain skiing in Alaska….the generation that lived fast and took chances.  In Part one of his podcast, we talk about moving to Idaho at 10 from Jersey, skiing in South America, winning the US Extreme’s, McConkey, Coombs, and much more….. Kent Kreitler Show Notes: 3:00:  The last podcast, Jersey to KC to having Wall Street wired to his Idaho home 10:00:  Lane Parish, race team days, parents split up, and the Community School 15:00:  Sun Valley history, doing photo shoots in HS, and quitting racing 20:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 22:30:  Different kinds of pressure, tricks in comps, University of Colorado, and meeting Shane 27:00:  First trip to South America, realizing he could be a pro skier, and pissing off Nick Nixon 32:00:  Winning the US Extreme’s, Jackson with Coombs, dropping out of school and filming with MSP and TGR 41:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Elan skis:  Making the best ski 75 years 42:30:  Movie crews, focusing on 1 movie segment, and hurry up and wait 52:00:  Corked 7’s on 215’s and grabbing his skis wasn’t cool and different trips 59:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Mike Jaquet

    TPM Episode 219: Maude Raymond, Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 68:01

    Maude Raymond was born to be a champion athlete.  Her dad was a former motocross pro, her uncle part of the Canadian Ski Team, and her brother, one of the innovators when it comes to rails.  Maude’s first chance at athletic greatness was on the Canadian National Diving Team, which she eventually quit to move to Whistler and pursue a skiing career.  Things happened fast, and Maude and I talk everything from being a woman in the industry to helicopter crashes, to over 20 knee surgeries, and so much more.  Don’t miss this one, as Maude has a lot to say. Maude Raymond Show Notes: 3:00:  Dogs, Vans, and born to be a skier 8:00:  Diving, skiing, lack of results, style, and moving to Whistler 17:00:  Atomic and blowing both knees 21:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code drinkfast Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers; they support action sports more than anyone 23:30:  Getting dropped by Atomic, meeting me, Armada, and her personal brand and style 32:45:  Weedmaps.com  Weed question and ad 34:40:  Her JF Cusson Olympic blunder 41:15:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Elan Skis:  Making the best ski 75 years 42:30:  Money, and injuries, Mexican jails, necrosis, helicopter crashes, and Maude rants 62:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Anna Segal

    TPM Episode 218: Jack Mitrani, Pro Snowboarder, Face of the X-Games

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2021 62:51

    Jack Mitrani is truly a Jack of all trades when it comes to great gigs in snowboarding.  He was a pro rider who always had a chance of making the finals, he was part of an all-time snowboard crew, he had a headphone brand, he created content for a music festival, and today, he’s the face of the X Games.  On the podcast we talk about moving to Mammoth young, the Frends Crew, Shaun White, going from athlete to talent, and a lot more…It’s a good one. Jack Mitrani Show Notes: 4:30:  Hurting his knee partying, knee pain after the injury, and getting injected with nano particles livinagain.com 13:00:  Growing up in Long Island, snowboarding, moving to Vermont, and moving to Mammoth 21:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 23:00:  Realizing Luke was better, the Frends Crew, and his best contest day 28:00:  Sponsors, creating content, Shaun White 33:00:  Sims, and the Greenland trip, and the most famous photo in snowboarding 39:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10 40:30:  Luke gets hurt, healthy, getting on the microphone 45:00:  Becoming the face of the X-Games and new sponsorships. 53:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Luke Mitrani, 55:00:  Weedmaps.com  Weed question and ad

    TPM Episode 217: Bo Bridges, Photographer

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2021 74:57

    Bo Bridges’ amazing photography career started with the “new-school” movement in skiing.  Back then, Bo was just out of college, moved to Vail, and did whatever he could to break into the world of photography…. his drive, combined with his all-important hustle and business savvy created the path to being one of, if not the most, successful action sports photographer of our time.  On the podcast we talk about photography, Seth Morrison, Tom Cruise, Dr. Dre, Freeze Magazine, and a whole lot more.  Another do not miss episode. Bo Bridges Show Notes: 3:00:  Is he a gnarly mountain dude, shooting in the elements, and scary situations 7:00:  Air Force Brat, Switzerland, and snowboarding 13:30:  Finding photography, college rugby and aerial photography 20:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 23:00:  1 month in Vail, losing the dream job at the Vail Daily and cutting his teeth processing film 34:00:  Realizing how to make money in photography, athlete relationships, teaching skiers how to surf, and getting his images into mainstream media 40:15: Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Elan skis:  Making the best ski 75 years 41:30:  Cary Hart Backflip at Gravity Games, moving to California, and Hard Rock Rehab shoots 49:00:  Pussycat Dolls, Jimmy Iovine, the Easter of a lifetime, and Dr. Dre 54:00:  Tom Cruise, and stunts 64:00:  Weedmaps.com  Weed question and ad 66:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Freeze Magazine.  You can buy their hoodies and T’s at Freezemerch.com and proceeds go to The Shane McConkey Foundation and Alpine Initiatives.

    TPM Episode 216: TJ Schiller, Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2021 77:11

    TJ Schiller was a huge name in the world of ski slopestyle in the 2000s.  He was a dominant force who brought many firsts to the table at a time when learning tricks was riskier, but the reward seemed to be a lot more.  TJ’s career is basically 2 parts, healthy TJ and then injured TJ and we talk about what happened in between on the podcast…the come up, the overnight fame, the travel, the money, the pain, x-games gold, and a whole lot more.  Another DO NOT MISS episode.  TJ Schiller Show Notes: 3:00:  Coaching, the transition to civilian, and more coaching 13:30:  Family life, moving to Vernon, skiing, and culture 21:00 :  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code drinkfast Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 22:30:  Individual sport, WSI, and getting on Armada through a god moment 29:30:  Getting ski famous overnight at the US Open, going to Europe, confidence, and pressure 40:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Elan Skis:  Making the best ski 75 years 41:45:  Complaining to judges, leaving Armada for Coreupt, other sponsors, and money 50:00:  The ski fraternity 52:00:  Weedmaps.com Weed question and ad 54:00:  The X-Games, best trick Gold, his first knee injury, and Slopestyle Gold 59:00:  Video parts, the never-ending knee saga that keeps him skiing, and Coreupt again 68:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Josh Bibby

    TPM Episode 215: Mark Fawcett, Legendary Snowboarder

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2021 79:22

    Mark Fawcett is a legend in Canada and in snowboarding period.  One of the true OG’s in the sport, Mark still finds himself in the trenches of a sport that has created his amazing lifestyle for the past 30 plus years.  On the podcast, we talk about the beginning of snowboarding in his part of Canada, being the first-ever snowboard Academy kid, riding with Jeremy Jones, filming with the Jones’, his infamous photo, his Olympic tragedy in Nagano, and a whole lot more.  This one is a history lesson with one of the best.  Mark Fawcett Show Notes: 3:00:  Ross winning the gold 8:00:  Weedmaps.com  Weed question and ad 10:00:  Growing up in New Brunswick, ski racing, and seeing snowboarding for the first time 15:00:  Getting his first snowboard, rowing, getting into CVA 21:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 23:30:  Snowboarding camaraderie, New England Cup, specialization, and The Cross-M Team 32:00:  Staying in the states, K2, being small, and changing personality over time 33:00:  Sims, and the Greenland trip, and the most famous photo in snowboarding 42:00: Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10 41:30:  Working with Chris Prior, on fire in contests, and TGR 48:00:  Press leading up to the Olympics, crushing the Olympic training, equipment malfunction, and the aftermath 60:00:  The sport is changing, continuing his snowboard career outside of competition, and coaching 70:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Tyler Turner

    TPM Episode 214: Reggie Crist, Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2021 64:52

    Reggie Crist is the oldest member of the legendary skiing family, The Crists.  Being the first child, who excelled at everything, Reggie was treated differently and had all the opportunities in the world, minus his late start to ski racing.  That didn’t slow Reggie down and on the podcast, we talk about the Olympic days on race skis, X-Games gold years, and we bring it to today and the fat skis Reggie finds himself on with his Stellar Adventures.  Another legendary dude, another amazing podcast Reggie Crist Show Notes: 3:00:  Grateful Dead connection, Lawyers, and growing up with privilege 10:00:  Moving to Sun Valley, ski racing, and willing himself to be the best, his way 16:00:  His foundation, his travel, and random thoughts 20:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 22:30:  Making the US Ski Team, South America, an average racing career, and the Olympics 30:00:  Weedmaps.com  Weed question and ad 31:30:  World Cup, UC Santa Barbara, kayaking with the best founding Equator Productions 40:15:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Elan Skis:  Making the best ski 75 years 41:45:  Early AK, Skier Cross, and X Games Gold with Zach in Silver 48:00:  Money, Atomic, working with me at K2, and getting serious about his avalanche education 59:00:  Stellar Adventures 56:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Zach Crist

    TPM Episode 213: Troy Michels, K2-Universal-Aspen-Target-Resqwater

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2021 61:59

    Troy Michels has spent 2 decades behind the scenes in the world of action sports working with the endemic and non-endemic brands who make things happen in sport.  Born and raised in the Midwest, Troy has always been a go-getter and we talk about how he quit snowboarding to ski, landed an internship with America’s ski brand, and parleyed that to jobs with Universal, Aspen, and Target before starting his own thing over at Resqwater.  We talk about the players, the events, the activations, and more on the podcast.  Troy Michels Show Notes: 3:00:  Snowboarding, Minnesota, and switching to skiing 11:00:  High North Ski Camp, immersing himself in the ski world and phone calls from Szochs 16:00:  Getting a K2 internship, Fitch, and his poster 21:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 23:30:  Universal Studios, being courted by Aspen at 21 years old, and timing of X Games 30:00:  Oakley, back to Aspen, and then dating into Target 33:00:  Building Target 40:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Elan skis:  Doing it for 75 years 41:30:  Synergies, Shaun White Properties, and hospitality 48:00:  Weedmaps.com  Weed question and ad 59:00:  The Don of Target, Midwestern values, and Resqwater 63:00:  Inappropriate Questions

    TPM Episode 212: Josh Bibby, Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2021 66:19

    Josh Bibby is one of those standout Canadian skiers who made his way to the pro rankings via the competition circuit and spent some time on the bubble of the slopestyle scene and then left that all in the rear-view mirror to film for video parts.  The thing that really sets Josh apart from the rest, aside from his style, is his amazing, funny personality and antics.  On the podcast we talk about coming up in moguls, the Vernon crew, working with me, sponsors, money, firefighting, and a whole lot more.  Josh Bibby Show Notes: 3:00:  A Bibby sense of humor, stag parties, and growing up in Vernon 12:00:  The Bibby’s, history at Silver Star, mogul program, the people that come out of Vernon 20:15:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 23:00:  Twin Tips, turning down the BC Mogul Team, inverts, and WSI 30:00:  The 2004 US Open, Josh Dueck, 4th at WSI Big Air and living in his car 37:30:  Weedmaps Question and Ad   39:00:  K2 deal, competition guy, and what happened at contests 43:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports: Over 60 years of living the outdoors Elan Skis:  Always Good Times on the Ripstix 106 45:00:  Jon Olsson Invitational, sponsors, and pro models 52:00:  The end of pro skiing and being a Fireman 57:30:  Inappropriate Questions with TJ Schiller

    TPM Episode 211: Shannon Dunn Downing, Legendary Snowboarder

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2021 85:00

    Shannon Dunn-Downing was the first dominant woman in the world of snowboard halfpipe and another absolute living legend.  Shannon rode everything and learned tricks at a time when there weren’t many pipes or jumps to practice on. If that wasn’t enough, Shannon was also responsible for not only building a new sport, but also blazing a path for women in this new sport…Another do not miss episode!!! Shannon Dunn-Downing Show Notes: 3:00: Making Dave Downing’s snowboard career 5:00:  Weedmaps.com  Weed question and ad 9:30:  More Dave, money and  equality 24:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code drinkfast 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 26:00: Growing up in Chicago, rink life, gymnastics, and moving to Steamboat Springs 31:00: Skiing, finding snowboarding, and quitting skiing forever 35:00: High School prankster, contests, and getting her big break on a road trip 43:30: ISF title years, dropping out of school, Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10 45:00:  Finding god, her faith, and what happens with Morrow 54:00:  Finding Tina, Air and Style, Boarding for Breast Cancer and the Beastie Boys 63:00:  Leaving Sims, her pro model saga, and Burton pro model drama 70:00:  The 98 Olympics, the 2002 Olympics, and ending her snowboard career on her own terms     77:00:  Tara Dakides and Inappropriate Questions with Barrett Christy

    TPM Episode 210: Tanner Hall, Ski Boss

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2021 74:46

    Tanner Hall is a name that needs no introduction to those who know snow.  Tanner rose to fame as a little kid in the late 90’s, when he started collecting X-Games medals.  Nowadays, at 38, Tanner spends his time competing on the Freeride World Tour, filming for his personal projects, and, most recently, shooting for X-Games Real Snow/tearing his achilles.  We talk about it all on the podcast…It’s another DO NOT MISS episode with another living legend…. Tanner Hall Show Notes: 3:00:  Early Season, Mt Baker, urban trips, and X games real snow 14:00:  GED, getting hurt, quick turnaround for surgery, and insurance. 16:00:  Getting into skiing, racing, Sugar Bowl Academy, and quitting race 24:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 26:30:  How hard he works, his movie Forever, and bringing CP back into the mix 33:00:  CP funds the project, selling a feeling, burning bridges, and Forever story line   41:30:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports Elan skis:  Doing it for 75 years 43:00:  The same old story, Freeride World tour, pressure, and delivering while hurt in Japan 54:15:  Weedmaps.com Weed question and ad 59:00:  Nicotine, and getting high again 63:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Rory Silva

    TPM Episode 209: Isaac Freeland, 2020 Freeride World Tour Champion

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2021 60:37

    The name Isaac Freeland is not one most people know in skiing, which is a shame. Isaac was named ‘Rookie of the Year’ for the Freeride World Tour in 2020.  What’s more impressive than that is that he’s also the overall Freeride World Tour Champion—Holy Crap!!  And, between almost not making the tour on his last attempt, his allergies, being an only child, ski racing, and more, it makes for an awesome listen.  Isaac Freeland Show Notes: 3:00:  Showing up in Verbier and finding out he won 8:00:  Weedmaps.com  Weed question and ad 10:00:  Growing up in San Diego as an only child, Parkour, allergies, and epi-pens 16:00:  Getting into skiing, racing, Sugar Bowl Academy, and quitting race 23:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 25:00:  The freeride program, competing, and who does he look up to 31:00:  Rare Injuries, college, and trying to be “pro” 38:00:  Almost making the tour, 1 final year to qualify for the FWT, and a life changing win 41:30:  COAL Headwear  Use the code powell15 for 15% off Peter Glenn Ski and Sports 43:15:  The FWT live stream, what are the changes on this level, and his mentality and panic attacks 45:00:  The events, the podiums, prize money and sponsors 53:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Jonnie Merrill

    TPM Episode 208: Kim Reichhelm, Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2021 73:04

    Before people were talking about women in skiing, Kim Reichhelm was the woman in skiing.  From racing on the US Ski Team, to filming with Greg Stump, to creating the K2 women’s program, Kim has been ahead of her time and she’s done things in a way that only she can pull off.  On the podcast, we talk about losing toes, making the US Ski Team, getting kicked off the ski team, and becoming the first woman of extreme skiing….It’s another DO NOT MISS Episode with a living legend. Kim Reichhelm Show Notes: 3:00:  Injury, Menopause, Covid and skiwithkim.com 13:00:  Losing her big toe, dyslexia, and crushing it on the playground and horseback riding 18:00:  Privilege, Skiing, and SMS 22:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code drinkfast Glade Optics:  Use the code TMP10 for 10% off 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 24:30:  Seeking her dad’s approval, winning races, and making the team 30:30:  What sucked about the US Team, getting kicked off the team, and not making the Olympics 40:30:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports: Keeping it real for over 60 years Elan Skis:  75 Years of Good Times 42:30:  Bad attitude with college, turning it around for an NCAA Championship, and classes and internships that made a difference 49:00:  The pro tour, behind the mic, and finding a rad crew in Tahoe and proving herself 57:00:  The challenges of filming, Extreme skiing contests, Crested Butte and gender 65:00:  Inappropriate Questions with HP Featherman 67:00:  Weedmaps Question of the Day and Ad

    TPM Episode 207: Ross Rebagliati, Olympic Gold Medalist, Snowboarding, Weed Guy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2021 89:00

    Ross Rebagliati was the first-ever gold medalist in Olympic snowboarding.  He was also the first Olympian to have his medal taken away and given back.  Instead of being a blessing, the Olympic Medal ended up being a curse for Ross.  On the podcast, we talk about how the biggest triumph of his life turned into a series of wrong turns--for a guy who should be a household name.  It’s an interesting one with an athlete who was wronged, but he's also an athlete who never really helped himself. Ross Rebagliati Show Notes: 6:00:  Skiing, Palmer, and ski racing 18:00:  Craig Kelly, Burton, racing, and snowboard goals 24:45:  10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone Glade Optics:  Enter the code TPM to get 10% off Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast 22:30:  Partying when he moved to Whistler, The World Cup Tour, winning the Mt Baker Banked Slalom 33:30:  The end of Burton, F2 Snowboards, and finding out about the Olympics 38:00:  The beginning of the Olympic Curse, knee injury, and being without a team because of weed 47:30:  Getting on the Olympic team, the new tour, and the Canadian Team 47:30:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there Elan Skis:  75 Years of Good Times 49:00:  In the lead at the Olympics, what goes through your mind watching the rest of the field, and what happens when you win Olympic gold 55:00:  Instant Rockstar, being big in Japan, and things that happened leading up to the game and when does he realize there is trouble? 62:45:  Weedmaps 'Question of the Podcast' and Ad  67:00:  Being a criminal gold medalist in Japan, his treatment by the IOC, and being a global story but not one that you can cash in on 74:00:  Quitting snowboard racing in 1999, living in a van down by the river for 2 years, and things falling apart in his late 20’s 80:00:  Timing is lining up for him to be the Canadian weed industry, his many ventures, and what I think he should do. 84:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Mark Fawcett

    TPM Episode 206: Caite Zeliff, Pro Skier

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2020 71:45

    Caite Zeliff grew up in a ski town but she wasn’t a skier. She was an only child to a single mom; she didn’t have the easy life of most of my guests.  She found skiing through a school program, found her way into ski racing, and then worked her ass off.  She earned scholarships to elite high schools, came close to the US Ski Team,  raced in college briefly, got hurt, and gave up on racing forever.  With that identity in the past, she’s carved out a path in Jackson Hole that has her filming with TGR and Warren Miller.  It's a great story. Caite Zeliff Show Notes: 3:30:  The virus and being a pro skier, New Hampshire, and what she did before skiing 8:00:  Growing up with a single mom, getting into skiing through a program, and racing 12:00:  Getting attention through doing well, Proctor Academy scholarship, and not making the US Team 21:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone Elan Skis:  75 Years of Good Times 24:00:  Racing in college, getting hurt, and coming to grips with losing her identity 28:30:  Road trip out west, moving to Jackson, partying, and Rahlves Bonsai Tour 34:00:  Avalanches, traveling the world to ski, and being an instructor  41:00:  COAL Headwear  Use the code powell15 for 15% off Peter Glenn Ski and Sports 43:00:  How expensive is Jackson, the ratio, how long can you do it, and the King ad Queen of Jackson Hole 55:00:  Still having to work, getting into Warren Miller, and the differences between WM and TGR 62:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Taylor Fry

    TPM Episode 205: Danny Davis, Pro Snowboarder, Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2020 68:47

    Danny Davis is back for round two and he delivers once again.  We pick up from where we left off and talk about the X-Games, the Olympics, music, pro models, image, Simon Dumont, and Mason Aguirre asks Inappropriate Questions. Another Do Not Miss episode. Danny Davis Part 2 Show Notes: 3:00:  School, the road back from injury, and trick progression 14:00:  Risk, 2017 injury, judging, and tours 26:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast Glade Optics:  Get 10% off your order with code TPM10 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 28:00:  Frends, making pro models, and music 45:00: COAL Headwear  Use the code powell15 for 15% off Peter Glenn Ski and Sports 47:00:  Pressure at contests, winning X Games, and weed 54:00:  The Olympics, Simon Dumont, and the video part that has always eluded him 63:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Mason Aguirre

    TPM Episode 204: Danny Davis, Pro Snowboarder

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2020 70:58

    Not too many household names in snowboarding come out of Detroit, and not all snowboarders live the free-spirited life that Danny Davis does.  An all-around fun laid back person, Most of Danny Davis’ career has been performing under the pressure of halfpipe events on the global level.  And he crushed it for a long time.  On the podcast we talk about his midwestern roots, coming up, Frends, Shaun White, near-death experiences.  Inappropriate Questions are all-time and asked by Luke Mitrani.  Do not miss Part 1 with Danny Davis.  Danny Davis Show Notes: 3:00:  Working on his house, Mountain Dew, and Michigan 16:00:  Sports, being small, getting hurt, and rough places 23:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code drinkfast 10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone 25:30:  The Middle Earth Series, Hood, and pro-level events 34:30:  Frends, madness encouraged, and Shaun White 44:00:  COAL Headwear  Use the code powell15 for 15% off Peter Glenn Ski and Sports 46:00:  Olympic dreams for the Frends, Kevin injury, making the team, bad decisions, and hospitals 60:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Luke Mitrani

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