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Now displaying: February, 2018
Feb 18, 2018

Devin Logan is the youngest of 5 kids and was treated like a little brother by her two closest siblings, Sean and Chris.  Chasing her brothers around in between runs at contests and their general influence on her has given her the relaxed confidence that she uses to reach the podium at places like the Olympics….which she is about to do so tune in to watch Devin go for Gold in Slopestyle and Halfpipe in South Korea.

Devin Logan Show Notes:

2:14:  Coming up to Windell’s Camp and the perks of being an Olympic Silver Medalist

4:00:  Growing up in Long Island, family, travel and getting into contests

7:00:  Moving to VT, going to Mt Snow Academy, and brothers

11:15:  Being the best at sports and seeing her brother move to Mammoth

15:00:  Comps

18:00:  Evo (Use the code TPM10 for 10% off at checkout) and RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack)

19:30:  Getting into partying and the influence of her bothers and breaking the law

25:00: Contest mentality, getting hurt in France and Maddie Bowman

29:00: Sponsors: TNF, US Freeskiing, Monster Energy,

33:00:  Hurting her knee, skiing at 10 months to get ready for the Olympics

36:00: Backcountry is in her future and tats gone wrong

38:30:  10Barrel Brewery and The Summit at Snoqualmie (use the code Powell18 to get pre-season pass prices)

40:15:  2012 and on to Sochi and finding her boyfriend

47:00:  Getting dropped by Armada and other post-Olympic happenings   

54:00:  The 2018 Winter Olympic lead up

62:00:  Inappropriate Questions

Feb 18, 2018

David Wise is the most decorated halfpipe skier of all-time.  Going into the Olympic Games, he is on fire and is everyone’s favorite to win back to back gold medals.  He’s a likable 27 year old going on 40.  He has a wife, 2 kids, and likes to spend a lot of time alone in the woods bowhunting.  In a world of rock stars, he’s a man of faith with nothing to prove to anyone other than himself.  We talk life, getting dropped from 4FRNT and more on the podcast

David Wise Show Notes

2:20:   What is David up to one month before the Olympic Games and addictions (bow hunting and skiing)

10:30:   Evo (Use the code TPM10 for 10% off at checkout) and RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack) 12:00:  What is Reno all about

14:58:  Getting into skiing

16:21:  The story behind his sisters and the 10% rule www.oneleguponlife.org

20:00:  Wanting to try snowboarding once he mastered skiing, joining the freestyle team while on the race team and then quitting racing…..and other sports

26:00:  Who was he in high school, travel and competing early on

30:00:  Meeting Matt Sterbenz and working with 4FRNT and then getting dropped

36:00:  Money and who pays him Visa, Monster, First Light, Zipline Poles, LuluLemon

38:00:  There is nothing harder than competition skiing

41:00:  Injury and the dark era of David’s life...

43:00:  10Barrel Brewery and The Summit at Snoqualmie (use the code Powell18 to get pre-season pass prices)

44:45:  Coming back from injury and starting to win

49:00:  What’s more important, X-Games or Olympics? His thoughts on the FIS, contests, and sales

59:45:  Having faith and if that helps or hurts him 

64:00:  Sochi Olympics, winning the gold and the aftermath

72 :00:  Setting the world record on a hip

71:00:  Behind the post Olympic struggle

79:30:  What else does he have to prove?

Feb 12, 2018

Brita Sigourney has spent most of her ski career in two places:  Standing on the podium and laying in a hospital bed.  She’s going into the Olympics with a clean bill of health and the some of the best results she’s ever had as a professional skier.  On the podcast Brita and I talk about her whole life and focus on the multitude of injuries she has experienced over the past 8 years, coming back to podiums each time and more.  It’s another good one!

Brita Sigourney Show Notes:

2:54:  Big year for Brita

4:00:  Growing up in Carmel California, sports, school and getting into skiing

12:00:  Competing in every discipline as a skier

14:40:  Evo (Use the code TPM10 for 10% off at checkout) and RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack)

16:15:  When does she decide to specialize in pipe and what is the up and coming contest scene like?

19:30:  Should she go to college?  How do her parents feel about that?  Hell Week for college water polo

22:09:  Injuries, injuries, and partying

30:57:  Focusing on pipe at Junior Worlds and X-Games

34:50:  10Barrel Brewery and The Summit at Snoqualmie (use the code Powell18 to get pre-season pass prices)

36:20:  Getting on K2 and other sponsors :  Holden, Coal, Pow, Monster and Giro.  

42:36:  A bunch of wins and Injuries and injuries and more injuries and a lot of comebacks

49:30:  Test event in Sochi and an injury, telling her sponsors about injuries and money

57:19:  Getting ready to qualify for the Sochi Olympics, getting hurt before the games and the Olympic experience

63:00:  Being injury free, having a lot of success and competing with Maddie Bowman

65:00:  What is next for Brita?

67:00:  Inappropriate Questions

Feb 4, 2018

Torin Yater-Wallace had to overcome more challenges than anyone I’ve talked to.  From growing up with a dad in prison, to moving countess times as a kid, to injuries, to a sickness that became so bad that he was medically paralyzed for 10 days.  Through all of this, Torin had skiing and all his dreams revolved around becoming a professional.  With all the cards stacked against him, Torin never quit or felt sorry for himself and made his dreams happen.  The funny thing is, listening to the podcast, it doesn’t even sound like he likes halfpipe skiing.

Torin Yater-Wallace  Show Notes: 

2:34:  Qualifying for the 2018 Olympics

7:50:  What is going on with his foot and does he think about the future

12:00:  Video parts and halfpipe skiers

16:00:  Evo (Use the code TPM10 for 10% off at checkout) and RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack)

17:30:  Born and raised in Basalt Colorado and talking about his dad going away to prison.

22:57:  Growing up in the Aspen Valley and chasing the dream of becoming a pro skier with his mom.

28:00:  Gatorade Free Flow Tour and making a name for himself

30:00:  Armada fake recruiting trip

34:04:  Getting connected with Target, his first X-Games and his sponsors Red Bull, Armada, Giro, Toyota , DaKine, Look Bindings, Aspen Snowmass , Comcast/Xfinity and Smuckers

38:50:  How much can he make as a skier in his best year?

41:45:  10Barrel Brewery and The Summit at Snoqualmie (use the code Powell18 to get pre-season pass prices)

43:00:  He’s a normal kid, did his life feel like a rollercoaster and the whole dry needle collapsed lung saga

50:00:  Back To Life Movie A must see documentary (produced by Clayton Vila) about Torin, and his mom’s cancer diagnosis

55:43:  His Olympic experience and partying

59:00:  The worst case of strep throat in the history of Olympic Pipe skiers

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