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The Powell Movement Action Sports Podcast

This podcast is creating a living history of action sports on a weekly basis. Think ski, snowboard, skate, bike, behind the scenes players, musicians, and more.... It has all the players and gets you the details you won't find anywhere else.
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Now displaying: February, 2021
Feb 22, 2021

Reggie Crist is the oldest member of the legendary skiing family, The Crists.  Being the first child, who excelled at everything, Reggie was treated differently and had all the opportunities in the world, minus his late start to ski racing.  That didn’t slow Reggie down and on the podcast, we talk about the Olympic days on race skis, X-Games gold years, and we bring it to today and the fat skis Reggie finds himself on with his Stellar Adventures.  Another legendary dude, another amazing podcast

Reggie Crist Show Notes:

3:00:  Grateful Dead connection, Lawyers, and growing up with privilege

10:00:  Moving to Sun Valley, ski racing, and willing himself to be the best, his way

16:00:  His foundation, his travel, and random thoughts

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

Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10

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

22:30:  Making the US Ski Team, South America, an average racing career, and the Olympics

30:00:  Weedmaps.com  Weed question and ad

31:30:  World Cup, UC Santa Barbara, kayaking with the best founding Equator Productions

40:15:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports

Elan Skis:  Making the best ski 75 years

41:45:  Early AK, Skier Cross, and X Games Gold with Zach in Silver

48:00:  Money, Atomic, working with me at K2, and getting serious about his avalanche education

59:00:  Stellar Adventures

56:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Zach Crist

Feb 15, 2021

Troy Michels has spent 2 decades behind the scenes in the world of action sports working with the endemic and non-endemic brands who make things happen in sport.  Born and raised in the Midwest, Troy has always been a go-getter and we talk about how he quit snowboarding to ski, landed an internship with America’s ski brand, and parleyed that to jobs with Universal, Aspen, and Target before starting his own thing over at Resqwater.  We talk about the players, the events, the activations, and more on the podcast. 

Troy Michels Show Notes:

3:00:  Snowboarding, Minnesota, and switching to skiing

11:00:  High North Ski Camp, immersing himself in the ski world and phone calls from Szochs

16:00:  Getting a K2 internship, Fitch, and his poster

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

Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10

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

23:30:  Universal Studios, being courted by Aspen at 21 years old, and timing of X Games

30:00:  Oakley, back to Aspen, and then dating into Target

33:00:  Building Target

40:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports

Elan skis:  Doing it for 75 years

41:30:  Synergies, Shaun White Properties, and hospitality

48:00:  Weedmaps.com  Weed question and ad

59:00:  The Don of Target, Midwestern values, and Resqwater

63:00:  Inappropriate Questions

Feb 8, 2021

Josh Bibby is one of those standout Canadian skiers who made his way to the pro rankings via the competition circuit and spent some time on the bubble of the slopestyle scene and then left that all in the rear-view mirror to film for video parts.  The thing that really sets Josh apart from the rest, aside from his style, is his amazing, funny personality and antics.  On the podcast we talk about coming up in moguls, the Vernon crew, working with me, sponsors, money, firefighting, and a whole lot more. 

Josh Bibby Show Notes:

3:00:  A Bibby sense of humor, stag parties, and growing up in Vernon

12:00:  The Bibby’s, history at Silver Star, mogul program, the people that come out of Vernon

20:15:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast

Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10

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

23:00:  Twin Tips, turning down the BC Mogul Team, inverts, and WSI

30:00:  The 2004 US Open, Josh Dueck, 4th at WSI Big Air and living in his car

37:30:  Weedmaps Question and Ad  

39:00:  K2 deal, competition guy, and what happened at contests

43:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports: Over 60 years of living the outdoors

Elan Skis:  Always Good Times on the Ripstix 106

45:00:  Jon Olsson Invitational, sponsors, and pro models

52:00:  The end of pro skiing and being a Fireman

57:30:  Inappropriate Questions with TJ Schiller

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