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Now displaying: February, 2020
Feb 24, 2020

Sierra Shafer took a non-traditional road to her position as Editor in Chief of Powder Magazine, the pinnacle of ski journalism.  She’s an amazing writer but these days, she doesn’t write as much as she’d like to as she spends her time being the boss.  On the podcast her talk her life and times that include religion, bring struck by lightning, popularity, a big college, a small college, newspapers, Val Kilmer, skiing and a while lot more. 

Sierra Shafer Show Notes:

2:00:  Valentine’s Day, Colorado, Religion,

7:00:  Volunteering young, High School, and being tall

13:00:  Getting struck by lightning, sports, and going to college too early

22:30 :  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code powell30

Evo:  The best online experience in action sports with retail to back it up

686 Technical Apparel:  The best outerwear in the world

25:00:  Skiing in PA, Waynesburg University, and Malaysia

34:00:  Moving to LA, stars and  working for free

43:00  Spy Optic:  Get 20% off on their site Spyoptic.com using the code TPM20

10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone

43:30:  Intro to Powder, getting a job, and digital media

56:00:  Content changes, issues or escape, and getting bought and layoffs

48:00:  Editor in Chief, gnarly terrain, and being a woman

70:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Maro leBlance

Feb 17, 2020

Chris Logan comes from a family of pro skiers.  His younger sister Devin is an Olympic Silver Medalist and his older brother Sean was the one that motivated the Logan siblings to kill it on the mountain.  While Chris came up as a contest guy, an average one at that, his brother led him and his best friend Parker White into the back country and Chris’s world changed.  These days you’ll find Chris on the hunt for deep powder and cold beers and the podcast is an entertaining one. 

Chris Logan Show Notes:

4:00:  His girlfriend, his sister, and contests

10:00:  Growing up in NY with 5 kids, JETS and the ski program

13:00:  Finding the park, movies, and football

20:45:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code powell30

Evo:  The best online experience in action sports with retail to back it up

686 Technical Apparel:  The best outerwear in the world

22:45:  Ski school, divorce, and Parker White

30:00:  Mammoth, contests and getting into the backcountry

42:00  Spy Optic:  Get 20% off on their site Spyoptic.com using the code TPM20

10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone

43:30:  Level 1, Dahrkness, and breaking away from his brother’ s shadow

53:00:  Starting The Big Picture, back to Level 1, and money

45:00:  Naturally, injuries, and learning about his body

48:00:  Disappointed with other movies, body maintenance

64:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Sean Logan

Feb 10, 2020

Jake Blauvelt is a pro snowboarder who has lived a double life.  He started his career focused on competitions and found himself on a lot of podiums.  Most athletes, with that kind of success would hone their craft and continue to dominate, not Jake.  At around 20, his career shifted fully to the backcountry and he carved out a niche as the young dude who was focused on natural features.  On the podcast we talk about Jake’s life and times and it ends with some great inappropriate questions from legend, Peter Line.

Jake Blauvelt Show Notes:

4:00:  Kids and watching snowboarding

7:00:  Growing up in VT, family and maple syrup

10:00:  XC Skiing, soccer and skateboarding

13:00:  Breaking his leg skiing, learning how to fall, snowboarding and the scene

16:00:  Competitions and Forum

22:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code powell30

Evo:  The best online experience in action sports with retail to back it up

686 Technical Apparel:  The best outerwear in the world

24:45:  More Forum, Cole Barash, and moving out west at 16

28:00:  Mammoth parks and then focusing on pow and filming

31:00:  Is it a risk to quit contests, Devun Walsh, and partying

33:00:  Growing as a rider sponsor wise and a new agent

39:00:  Meeting Henrik, hip hop and back to weed

41 :15  Spy Optic:  Get 20% off on their site Spyoptic.com using the code TPM20

10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone

42:00:  His sponsor list, energy drinks, and pressure from filming

45:00:  Naturally, injuries, and learning about his body

48:00:  Disappointed with other movies, body maintenance

57:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Peter Line

Feb 3, 2020

Phil Casabon doesn’t do many interviews…what he’s known for is style on his skis and there aren’t too many in the world today that make skiing look as good as Phil.  While he has two X Games Gold Medals in the Real Snow category and competed, that’s not what Phil is all about.  He’s about edit’s that focus creativity and style.  On the podcast we talk coming up, Henrik, Wu-Tang, plants, fungus, and a lot of skiing and style.  It’s a must listen podcast.

Phil Casabon Show Notes:

2:00:  Injury and Helmets

11:00:  Growing up in Canada, ski racing and quitting

15:00:  Other sports, ski movies, rollerblading, and the scene      

19:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code powell30

Evo:  The best online experience in action sports with retail to back it up

686 Technical Apparel:  The best outerwear in the world

21:45:  Urban, being small, and style

25:00:  Does he have a ski future, sponsors, JP Auclair and being star struck

33:00:  Trouble with weed at 12, energy drinks, and investing

39:00:  Meeting Henrik, hip hop and back to weed

44:15  Spy Optic:  Get 20% off on their site Spyoptic.com using the code TPM20

10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone

46:00:  Wu-Tang, Mushrooms, and Level 1

51:00:  B & E Show, editing, and X-Games

55:00:  Inspired, Team Canada, and X-Games Real Snow

65:00:  Pro models, Nuance, and other projects

72:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Eric Iberg

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