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The Powell Movement Action Sports Podcast

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Jun 25, 2018

Daniel Grant is a prodigy on a wakeboard.  He’s a 5 time ‘Cable Park Rider of the Year’ and he’s only 20 years old.  He moved to Thailand at a young age and was an 8-year-old kid at the skatepark when he found out about the local cable park.  One day on a kneeboard  hooked him and he has become the one of the greatest cable park riders of our time.  He's been traveling the world on his own since he was 11 and tells the tales on the podcast.

Daniel Grant Show Notes

2:00:  Daniels crazy travel schedule and who plans his life?

4:00:  The differences between the USA and Thailand

8:00:  Growing up in Thai, sports, school and getting into skateboarding and getting into wakeboarding

12:00: Wakeboarding without a boat and action sports in Thailand

17:50:  Going pro at 13

19:03:  Evo (Use the code TPM10 for 10% off at checkout)

RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack)

The 10 Barrel Brewery

21:30:  Dropping out of school and focusing on riding, wakeskating and what’s the most fun?

27:00:  How does sponsorship progress for him, traveling the world solo and who sponsors him today? (Shark Energy, Liquid Force, Rip Curl, Sesitech, Thai Wake Shop, Hilleks )

34:00:  Having an allowance, not knowing what he makes, what happened with Monster/Spy, and juggling X-Games, LFnAwesome and the Tao video projects

41:00:  How much time does he have to spend in the States and being known for being in parks

43:00:  Daniels fun facts and living like a sailor

 44:30: Inappropriate Questions

Jun 18, 2018

John Cardiel is a rare breed of skater who is known for a fast, loose, and powerful style that will never get old.  He was Thrasher Magazine’s Skater of the Year at 19, had a long skate career, was paralyzed, amazed Dr's by moving again and now bikes like a madman. If you don't know about him, you should.  This is a story about a guy who puts everything he has into everything he does.  He goes one speed in life and it’s really f##king fast.  All Hail Cardiel!!!

John Cardiel Show Notes:

2:00:  Working with Chrome Industries , growing up in California, and team sports

7:30:  When does he really get into skateboarding, BMX , moving up to Grass Valley, High School, and weed

11:00:  His snowboarding career and the first documented Rodeo

19:15:  Getting on Dogtown Skateboards, things fall apart, moving to Black Label and working with John Lucero

23:40:   Evo (Use the code TPM10 for 10% off at checkout)

RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack)

The 10 Barrel Brewery

26:00:  Winning Thrasher Magazine’s  ‘Skater of the Year’ and being branded skater of the year and money

33:00:  How does Anti Hero come together, Bob Burnquist, and sketchy situations

38:30:  John’s Transworld Skateboarding ‘Sight Unseen’ part, Mark Gonzales and injury

42:00:  The drive of John Cardiel

46:00:  A prognosis of never walking again and proving the doctors wrong

54:00:  Talking to Danny Way, meeting his doctor, and biking

57:50:  Skating in 2012 and knowing his limits

60:00:  Inappropriate Questions

John Cardiel Skate

John Cardiel Bike

Jun 11, 2018

Mimi Knoop’s skateboard career started in Cuba and her career path is a lot different than your traditional skateboarder. She was a collegiate soccer player, did a few post grad years in the wine business, and then migrated west to California where she found skateboarding again. In a few short years, Mimi was a "sponsored " woman in a world of men and became an advocate for change.. We talk about it all on the podcast.

Mimi Knoop Show Notes

2:00:  X-Games Norway

4:00:  Growing up a military brat, skateboarding and high school

10:30:  Radford University, college soccer and post grad years

15:30:  9/11 ruins her plans for wine career in London and she moves to California

20:20:  Evo (Use the code TPM10 for 10% off at checkout)

RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack)

The 10 Barrel Brewery

23:00:  Working nights, getting into the skate scene in CA, and going to Australia with her parents support

27:35:  Turning pro, girls contests and how they are treated at them, starting the WSA, and boycotting the X-Games

36:00: Getting invited to the X-Games, how she handles competition,  and medals

39:00:  Money in women’s skateboarding

43:00:  Hoopla Skateboards

47:30:  The Dew Tour

49:00:  Inappropriate Questions  

Jun 4, 2018

Dave Paine’s life started as a team sports kid from Philly who got into skateboarding through his brothers. When he got into rollerblading, he sent the equivalent of a “sponsor me” edit to a video magazine, his footage was used and Dave somehow ended up running the video company. He did that until the bottom dropped out and moved to Fuel TV where he launched a network.

Dave Paine Show Notes:

2:00:  The Eagles and the Philly sports fan state of mind

7:11:  Cookie cutter American family growing up, high school, skateboarding, BMX and music

12:00:  College, rollerblading and taking over VG for Groove productions

18:00: Skateboarding v. Rollerblading and bullying

20:00: The Vans Warped Tour and the right place at the right time

23:00:  Evo (Use the code TPM10 for 10% off at checkout)

RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack)

The 10 Barrel Brewery

25:15:  What was work life like with VG?  The details behind making and distributing a movie

31:00:  The toughest athlete he’s ever had to manage, tour experiences, and VG Roots

37:00:  The rise and fall Fuel TV

47:00:  Campsite Media House

49:35:  Inappropriate Questions with special guest Matt Mickey

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