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Now displaying: October, 2020
Oct 26, 2020

Another week, another legendary athlete.  Barrett Christy didn’t start snowboarding until she was 19 years old.  She was a scholarship-level team sports girl who traded her scholarship for a life-changing road trip that led her to snowboarding.  On the podcast we talk about winning more X Games medals than almost anyone, competing in the Olympics, equality, money, and so much more.  It’s another do not miss episode.

Barrett Christy Show Notes:

6:00: Superhuman snowboard powers, growing up in PA, and not taking her college scholarship

12:00: Dead shows, heading out west and her ski background

15:00: Snowboarding, life direction, and moving to Crested Butte

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

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

25:30: Traveling for contests, girly girl, and 94 Nationals

30:30: Alaska, competing against hero’s, equality, and X Games

48:00:  COAL Headwear  Use the code powell15 for 15% off

Peter Glenn Ski and Sports

50:00:  Sponsors, Nike, Michael Jordan, and money

62:00:  Olympics, and Banked Slalom

69:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Tricia Byrnes

Oct 19, 2020

Andy Mahre comes from legendary ski blood.  His dad and his twin brother are Olympic Medalists and were part of the fabric of 80’s Americana.  Andy’s skiing is a totally different direction compared to where his dad was taking skiing.  While Andy did race for a bit, he left that world to become one of the more innovative skiers of his time, with his effortless switch landings, huge drops, and calm style that have inspired a generation of skiers.  It’s another do not miss episode.

Andy Mahre Show Notes:

5:00:  The pro bucket list, born to ski at White Pass, and Olympian Dad

14:00: First memories of skiing, racing, Harrison and other friends

20:00: Skiing is changing, ski culture and traveling to contests

27:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code drinkfast

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

29:00:  Moving to Mammoth, his breakout year, and the Zero Spin

36:00:  The K2 Back 9, breaking his back, and Idea/Nimbus

46:15:  COAL Headwear:  Use the code powell15 for 15% off

Peter Glenn Ski and Sport

48:15:  Warren Miller, getting married, K2 issues, and other sponsors

58:00: Money and different Mahre projects

65 :00:  Inappropriate Questions with Pep Fujas

Oct 12, 2020

Chris Davenport is a legend in the ski world…I call a lot of people legends and Dav is worthy of that title.  On part 2 of the podcast we pick back up in Argentina and meeting Doug Coombs, how Dav’s pro career came together, money, death, athlete projects, and more.  Part 2 is even better than part 1.

Chris Davenport Show Notes:

5:00:  Doug Coombs, contests, and new product

15:00:  New Zealand, Salomon, 24 Hours of Aspen, and X Games

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

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

32:00:  Training Red Bull style, McConkey, and other sponsors

43:30:  Money, Kastle, and jokes

49:00:  COAL Headwear:  Use the code powell15 for 15% off

Peter Glenn Ski and Sport

51:00:  Mentoring younger athletes, Freeze Magazine, and MSP

58:00:  Wake up calls, risk, and The 14ers Project

72:00:  Mountaineering projects and what is going to happen in the BC this year

80:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Murray Wais

Oct 5, 2020

Chris Davenport is a legend in the ski world…I call a lot of people legends, but Dav is worthy of that title.  I mean, he’s the first US Red Bull Athlete.  On part 1 of the Dav podcast, we talk about Chris’s race career, skiing Tuckerman’s at 12, McConkey and the friends he made at University of Colorado, Dean Cummings, the US Extreme's and a lot more.  Don’t miss this one.

Chris Davenport Show Notes:

5:00:  Everything in person, our crazy world, and not going to South America

15:00:  Born into skiing, oil money, and biking

24:15:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast

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

26:15:  Natural ability, empty nesting it, Tuckerman’s, and NOLS courses

35:30:  How good is he as a ski racer, racing against McConkey, and boarding school

46:45:  COAL Headwear Save 15% off your order with the code powell15

Peter Glenn Ski and Sport

47:45:  Getting on the ski team, why he quit the team, and The Dead

53:00:  Fraternity life, Greg Stump movies, and hitting cliffs

58:00:  Graduating and a “real” job in Aspen (Snowmass), The US Extremes, and Cummings

69:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Mike Douglas

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