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Now displaying: April, 2020
Apr 27, 2020

Alana Nichols’ title, President of the Women’s Sports Foundation, is pretty impressive but the road she took to get to that big desk will blow your mind.  From losing her dad, to growing up with her grandparents, to breaking her back, to a dark place, to gold medal position at the Paralympics, nothing has ever been easy for Alana…And that has never stopped her from doing anything.  Her story is incredible, a must listen. ace, to gold medal position at the Paralympics, nothing has ever been easy for Alana…And that has never stopped her from doing anything.  Her story is incredible, a must listen.

Alana Nichols Show Notes:

4:00:  Pre-Olympic party, growing up in NM, and her name

11:00:  Raised by grandparents, snowboarding, and sports

15:00:  Paralyzed

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

Evo:  Get 20% off branded product with the code Powell20

22:30:  Challenges, finding basketball, darkness and college

30:00:  Paralympic Team, winning gold, skiing and her brother being murdered

40:30:  686 Technical Apparel:  The best outerwear in the world

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

42:00:  Two sports, robbed in London and injured at hood

50:00:  Back to skiing, pain pills and the Vancouver Paralympics

55:00:  Surfing, Kayaking and The Women’s Sports Foundation

59:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Roy Tuscany

Apr 20, 2020

KC Deane is the professional athlete version of a jack of all trades. He raced pro moto for a bit then graduated to pro skiing and later, pro mountain biking. With skiing and biking, KC made it and has been performing at the high level for a long time…. Now, KC is taking that work ethic and talent to Hollywood. On the podcast we talk about the ups and downs of his career, what happened with The Blank Collective, living in LA and a whole lot more. It’s a good one.

KC Deane Show Notes:

4:00:  Knee Injury, quarantine, and almost Canada

12:00:  Ski family, backcountry at an early age, and home schooling

17:00:  Moto, mountain biking and skiing

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

Evo:  Get 20% off branded product with the code Powell20

24:00:  Park skier, Tahoe, and watching someone die

32:00:  Urban KC, breaking his back and quitting contests

38:00:  Filming, getting photos, being a go getter, shooting with Grant Gunderson, and breaking his neck

46:00:  686 Technical Apparel:  The best outerwear in the world

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

48:00:  List of injuries, Whistler, getting into Velourz and pitching himself

53:00:  Rampage, using the ski road map for bike and competing at Rampage

61:00:  Was he a novelty on a bike, leaving Moment and the Blank deal

71:00: Skiers Cup, sponsors and confidence

77:00:  Acting, networking in LA and already getting work

83:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Darren Rayner and Stan Rey

Apr 13, 2020

Pat Moore has been a pro snowboarder for over a decade and while he’s done so much in his career, he’s more humble than most who are on the show.  It’ s like Pat doesn’t feel like he deserves everything that has come his ways….and nothing could be further from the truth.  On the podcast we talk about coming up in the pipe, getting on Forum, the end of that chapter, Volcom, X-Games, K2 and more....

Pat Moore Show Notes:

5:00:  Where was he when the world stopped and how does it impact snowboarding/life

7:00:  Holderness, family and Waterville embracing snowboarding

11:00:  Coaching, being a grom, and his crew

18:00:  Team Videos, and K2 additions and

21:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code powell30

Evo:  Get 20% off branded product with the code Powell20

23:00:  Starting on Burton, Forum and moving to Tahoe

30:00:  Filming with Grenade/Forum, street and  Burton buys Forum

35:00:  Backcountry, Olympic dreams and Video highlights

40:00:  The end of Forum, Volcom and Red Bull

43:00:  686 Technical Apparel:  The best outerwear in the world

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

44:30:  Coconut Water, getting sober and X Games medals

45:00:  The Olympics, the state of the sport and filming

55:00:  Getting on K2, and Bent Metal

58:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Mark Sullivan

Apr 6, 2020

Kimberly Plake has been a part of the ski industry for the past 40 years and she’s never done an in depth interview.  Yes, her husband Glen Plake gets all the notoriety but pretty much wherever Glen goes, Kimberly is by his side but she is not just arm candy.  Yes, she is good looking, a Texas Beauty Queen and former model, but she was a skier before she met Glen and now they ski together, forever.  The podcast is a cool look into Kimberly’s life and some things I’ve talked about with Glen…but from a different lens.  Brad Holmes asks the “Inappropriate Questions” and it’s another good one. 

Kimberly Plake Show Notes:

4:00:  Corona Virus in Europe

13:00:  Texas, drill team, breaking her leg skiing, modeling and meeting Glen

27:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code powell30

Evo:  Get 20% off branded product with the code Powell20

686 Technical Apparel:  The best outerwear in the world

30:30:  Glen continued, proposal, and miscarriages

28:00:  Pissing off Kimberly and getting arrested in Jackson

31:00:  Breaking his back, coming back to win X Games, and ACL #1 

50:30:   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

52:15:  More of Glen’s arrest story, getting sober to save the marriage and Chamonix

57:00:  Her skiing, risk and being the mohawk guy

63:00:  K2 to Elan

67:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Brad Holmes

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