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Now displaying: July, 2020
Jul 27, 2020

Lance Hakker is a self-described “darkman” which makes him the  perfect guest for a business episode.  Lance makes things happen behind the scenes in the world of boardsports and you know what he has done, but you never hear his name.  His resume speaks for itself though…from K2 to founding Ashbury and Videograss and then on to The Berrics and now Element, Lance has had some amazing gigs and shares the behind the scenes of it all.  It’s another great listen and my second business podcast in a row with an identical twin!

Lance Hakker Show Notes:

3:00:  Identical twin, childhood, and skateboarding

8:00:  Snowboarding, Football and Nima

20:00: Sponsorship and Sims

24:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast

22:45:  Mike’s snowboarding, almost shooting with Whitey, and school

32:00:  K2, his vision, and contests

44:00:  10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone

45:00:  Starting Asbury, building it, and Videograss

45:00:  Skid Row, what happens with Ashbury  and Videograss

64:00:  The Berrics and Element

68:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Jered Garrison

Jul 20, 2020

Paul Basagoitia’s life has been a rollercoaster of insanity.  He powered through a dysfunctional childhood by racing his bike.  When his race career came to an abrupt halt do to lack of support at home, his bike became an escape.  Then he met Cam Zink, eventually got on a mountain bike, had overnight success, became a pro, and had a life altering injury.  We talk about it all on this heavy podcast.

Paul Basagoitia Show Notes:

3:00:   Busy life, premieres, and travel

6:30:  Minden, NV, bikes, and racing

8:00:  Factory Team, expenses, and home

14:00:  Pressure, BMX parents, and divorce

17:00:  Hotel life, the end of BMX

23:25:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code powell30

25:15:  Cam Zink, where is his bike career, and Sea Otter

31:00:  Crankworx, sitting in the hot seat, and winning

38:00:  The rest of 2004, Derek Westerlund, and Sponsorship

42:00:  Graduation, traveling the world, and  filming, and Rampage

46:00:  10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone

47:00:  Rampage, his compound, and sponsors

53:00:  The end of filming, the double backflip, and losing his sponsors

59:00:  Re-inventing himself, new sponsors, Rampage, and the Accident

66:00:  The movie, rehab, poop and pee, stem cells, and the long road back to his bike

79 :00:  Inappropriate Questions with Roy Tuscany

Jul 13, 2020

Austen Sweetin is one of the best snowboarders to come out of the Northwest in a long time.  He’s one of those guys that has a ton of energy and is always doing something rad with talented people. What he doesn’t do is too many interviews or podcasts, actually, this is his first.  We dive deep into his life and times  and his kindhearted, humble personality shine throughout.  Another do not miss episode!

Austen Sweetin Show Notes:

3:00:  Nicknames, fitness, and building on his property

10:00:  Picking snowboarding at 5, magazines early on, skateboarding and hood

19:45:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code powell30

22:45:  Austin x Austen, the era of Rail Jam, and Krushing his first big opportunity

30:00:  Forum, filming in the streets, Pat Moore, and shutting Forum down

35:00:  LRG, who was he back then, partying

41:00:  10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone

42:00:  Yes, sponsors, money, and Absinthe  

56:00:  Opener/Closer, his height, Travis Rice and High Octane

75:00:  The end of Yes, Lib Tech, and Rooster Tail

82:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Robin Van Gyn

Jul 6, 2020

Dana Dane is legendary storytelling rapper from Brooklyn who helped influence me in my formative years.  A chance zoom call with Dane connected us and once that happened, I made it my goal to get him on the podcast.  In the month leading up to recording, so much was happening with race in this country and the podcast talks about Dana’s life and times and how race seemed to play into them. 

Dana Dane Show Notes:

3:00:  Father’s Day, Fanacake.com, and inventions

13 :00:  Systematic racism, single mom, and no male role models   

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

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

22:30:  Fort Greene Projects, running numbers, and sports

26:00:  Art, graffiti, and dance

31:00:  Music and Art High School, Slick Rick, and writing rhymes

40:00:  Crack and Heroin in the neighborhood, community college, and Rick gets a tape out

45:00:  Dana Dane with Fame, Yo MTV Raps, and playing shows

51:30:  Getting screwed on his record deal, buying clothes and opening 4Play Boutique with Play

54:00:  Why the long delay before his second album, no creative control, and his final album

58:00:  Inappropriate Questions   

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