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Jan 30, 2017

Tom Wallisch is one of the best skiers of his time and is still as humble as they come.  From the streets, to the internet, to the X-Games and the big screen, Tom is known for being technical as much as he is known for style.  Pretty impressive for a kid who grew up skiing in MD and PA. 

Sponsors:

Monster Energy GoPro Line Skis The North Face Skullcandy Full Tilt ShredOptics

Slytech Protection Bose Seven Springs Resort Marker Bindings

Show Notes

 

  1:00:  Breaking his neck mountain biking

  3:06:  East Coast Skiing and being a grom

  9:07:  High North Camp

10:30:  Move to Utah for college

12:16:  Evo and Diecutstickers.com spots and codes. 

13:30:  Winning the Superunknown contest

17:04:  Rail skiing

22:40:  Sketchy urban situations

24:05:  Spy Optic and Sierra at Tahoe spots

26:00:  Sponsors

29:24:  Scholarships

34:45:  Contests and the future of Tom’s skiing

36:50:  Setting trends

39:00:  The world record rail

41:00:  What to expect this season from Tom

43:30:  What others think of Tom Wallisch

Jan 23, 2017

Snowboarding and hard work have done everything for Pat Bridges.  A writer by trade, Pat is also a talented snowboarder who proves the old saying “you can’t judge a book by its cover.”  Pat and I talk about developing his writing craft through snowboarding, the theme of his life and the road to Snowboarder Magazine.

Pat Bridges Show Notes

1:21:  What has Pat been up to?

2:19:  What’s a typical week look like to Pat?

3:48:  Who was Pat in High School, how did he get into snowboarding and what else did he do?

5:14:  What happens after High School?

7:48:  Who are Pat’s Snowboard sponsors and what is that life like? Rossignol Uvex Airwalk Scott

8:12:  www.evo.com supports “The Powell Movement” and created a special offer for YOU!

8:55: “The Powell Movement” Sponsor www.diecutstickers.com lets you know how to get a free set up as a thank you for listening.

10:56:  What jobs and people helped shape Pat’s career in Snowboarding and what was his secret to writing success?  East Infection Zine

15:12:  What other jobs has he had at Snowboarder and what are his responsibilities as Creative Director?

21:09:  www.spyoptic.com is all about the Happy Lens.  If you haven’t tried them out yet, Spy has created a special offer for listeners that makes it an easy decision to pick up a pair of Spy’s.

21:51:   www.sierraattahoe.com is the place to avoid crowds in the Tahoe area.  Don’t spend a fortune on lift tickets to stand in line wishing you were at Sierra at Tahoe, go there instead.

22:51:  Pat talks about the dream job.

24:49:  Biggest career regret

26:11:  What is Pat most proud of?  Jake Burton Interview

28:27:  Did he wear the half beard in the Playboy Mansion Grotto?  Pat Bridges Half-Beard

Jan 16, 2017

Jeremy Jones is an American badass who has inspired countless people to head to the mountains.  He dabbles in business and politics, but is known for snowboarding.

Sponsors:

Jones Snowboards

O’Neill

POC

Clif Bar

Jeremy Jones Show notes:

1:51:  I couldn’t help myself and jumped right into Protect Our Winters and Politics

3:24:  How Protect Our Winters is taking the election, what’s the new strategy and how will they make a difference moving forward?   www.protectourwinters.org

9:58:  Did Jeremy ever think he would be so involved in politics?

11:17:  www.evo.com supports “The Powell Movement” and created a special offer for YOU!

12:02:  “The Powell Movement” Sponsor www.diecutstickers.com lets you know how to get a free set up as a thank you for listening.

12:50:  How did Jeremy get into snowboarding?  Where did he grow up?  What was that like?

15:31:  Other sports growing up and what was Jeremy like in https://www.gocva.com/ High School? 

20:22:  Snowboard racing days and searching for powder on the days off

24:08:  www.spyoptic.com is all about the Happy Lens.  If you haven’t tried them out yet, Spy has created a special offer for listeners that makes it an easy decision to pick up a pair of Spy’s.

24:50:  www.sierraattahoe.com is the place to avoid crowds in the Tahoe area.  Don’t spend a fortune on lift tickets to stand in line wishing you were at Sierra at Tahoe, go there instead.

25:28:  Was there big money in snowboarding for Jeremy in the 90’s?

26:18:  What is the transition from being a racer on www.rossignol.com to riding big mountains?

27:23:  Visiting his brothers www.tetongravity.com in Jackson Hole

29:26:  Riding with Johan.  http://snowboarding.transworld.net/videos/time-machine-johan-olofsson-in-tb5/#IqqAkKS6PHVhw5g3.97

31:17:  What is the level of snow safety in the early days?

34:34:  Getting the gear he wanted with Rossignol.

36:22:  The fear of creating your own brand.  The launch of www.jonessnowboards.com

40.46:  The future of Squaw Valley.  http://unofficialalpine.com/?p=11041

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