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Now displaying: August, 2020
Aug 31, 2020

Greg Nelson has done everything you can do in the world of wakeboarding.  He was an early pro who started the first rider owned company, he’s worked retail, and nowadays he calls the shots over at Hyperlite.  Greg is a legendary dude in the world of wake and his life and times are full writing the history of the sport.  Another must listen episode…..

Greg Nelson Show Notes:

3:00:  Seattle sports, old Seattle, and getting on the water

6:00:  Making his own wakeboard, snow,  team sports and music

16:00:  National Title, Fraternity, and finding himself

12:00:  K2 Wakeboards, Roadkill, and High Cascade

17:00:  Pro Wakeboard Tour, graduating, and HO

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

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

23:00: Double ups in Spray, the old guard, and starting Double Up

28:00:  The Double Up Experience, losing Corey Kraut, and a dark place

31:00:  Losing his investor, parting ways with the brand, and the end of his pro career

38:00:  Peter Glenn Ski & Sports:  Get up to 30% off your Labor Day Sale purchase with code inside

42:00:  Getting into retail, contacting for Hyperlite, and going in-house with Hyperlite

50:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Don Wallace

Aug 23, 2020

Daron Rahlves is the greatest American Downhiller of all time. He’s an Olympian that owns X-Games gold and is the only the second American to ever win the most important race in the world, the Hahnenkamm Downhill at Kitzbühel. Daron has done so much in his life and in part 2 of Daron’s podcast we talk about Bode Miller, the Olympics, X-Games and more….

Daron Rahlves Part 2 Show Notes:

3:00:  Vanilla Ice and the Hahnenkamm

11:00:  The US Ski Team, Lindsay Vonn, and Mikaela Shiffrin

17:00:  Alaska and race money

23:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code powell30

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

25:00:  Sponsors, ski bumming on the world cup, and money

34:00:  Ski Tech’s, skis, hardest downhill courses, and Bode Miller

41:45:  Peter Glenn Sports

42:45:  Bode Miller cont. and injuries

52:00:  The Olympics and retiring

60:00:  X-Games, treatments, and training

67:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Zach Christ

Aug 17, 2020

Daron Rahlves is the greatest American Downhiller of all time.  He’s an Olympian that owns X-Games gold and is the only American to ever win the most important race in the world, the Hahnenkamm Downhill at Kitzbühel.  Daron has done so much in his life and in part 1 of Daron’s podcast we talk about growing up with opportunity, how his dad was hard on him, jet skiing, skiing, boarding school, The US Ski Team, Rossignol, Atomic and more…So much good stuff in here.

Daron Rahlves Show Notes:

3:00:  Thought he was sick, Pain McShlonkey and Shane

11:00:  His mom and dad, his dad being a hard-ass and participation trophies

17:00:  Team Sports and family money

22:45:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code powell30

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

24:00:  Jet Skiing, the Myers Family, and NASTAR

31:00:  Family skiing, moving to Tahoe, then the East Coast and boarding school life

38:00:  Skiing on ice, the crossroads and making the team

42:00:  Being small, strategies, the World Cup and gaining confidence

45:00:  Peter Glenn Sports

49:00:  Atomic v Rossignol, better skis and evolving with Atomic

55:00:  Famous in Europe, doping, and Herman Meier

63:00:  Crashing at Kitzbühel and then winning the Hahnenkamm

73 :00:  Inappropriate Questions with Junior from Le Chamois

Aug 10, 2020

Tyler McCaul is the classic story of little brother chasing big brother (Cam) and eventually breaking out of his shadow and creating a life of his own, without comparison to his bro.  On the podcast we talk about turning his home pool into a water ramp, racing downhill, Chili’s, Rampage, Cam and a whole lot more.  It’s Tyler’s first podcast and an entertaining listen

Tyler McCaul Show Notes:

3:00:  Ankle, topics he wants to stay away from and those topics in a roundabout way

6:30:  The bad year, growing up in Aptos, and getting into moto

17:00:  Riding bikes, fighting with Cam and racing

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

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

24:00:  X Games, the Post Office jumps, and backyard waterramping

31:00:  Rampage at 13, compared to Cam, and getting along with him 

37:00:  The end of race, putting the focus on freeride and getting judged against Cam

42:00:  Style, Rampage, and becoming Tyler McCaul

46:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports

48:00:  Training for a big 2015, getting out of slopestyle, and injuries

53:00:  Social media, Chilli’s and video projects

59:00:  Filming with Cam and TGR, drive In theatre and what’s next

63 :00:  Inappropriate Questions with Cam McCaul

Aug 3, 2020

Bob Soven has been in the wakeboarding game since the sport was invented pretty much. His older brother Phil, aka Froggy, was one of the most dominant riders of the time and Bob, who was known as Robert or Tadpole, was the little brother that didn’t want to be anything like his older brother. Bob was always the more likable Soven and over his career, he won, not as much as his brother but while his brother is done with wakeboarding, Bob is still one of the more influential guys in the sport.

Bob Soven Show Notes:

3:00:  Hair, inclusivity, and Orlando

6:00:  Jewish, ski shows, and growing up with pro friends/his brother

11:00:  Dominating contests, pressure, and wakeskating

16:00:  2006 burnout, head injury, and recovery

20:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast

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

22:00:  Becoming Bob Soven, stuck on his sailboat, and video projects

28:00:  The Pro Tour, partying, and school

31:00:  Wake Bros Reality Show, social media, and influencers

40:00:  Money, sponsors, signature products, and money management

42:00:  Peter Glenn Sports

46:00:  2013 Rider of the Year

47:00:  Inappropriate Questions from Harley Clifford

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