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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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Mar 29, 2021

Maude Raymond was born to be a champion athlete.  Her dad was a former motocross pro, her uncle part of the Canadian Ski Team, and her brother, one of the innovators when it comes to rails.  Maude’s first chance at athletic greatness was on the Canadian National Diving Team, which she eventually quit to move to Whistler and pursue a skiing career.  Things happened fast, and Maude and I talk everything from being a woman in the industry to helicopter crashes, to over 20 knee surgeries, and so much more.  Don’t miss this one, as Maude has a lot to say.

Maude Raymond Show Notes:

3:00:  Dogs, Vans, and born to be a skier

8:00:  Diving, skiing, lack of results, style, and moving to Whistler

17:00:  Atomic and blowing both knees

21:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide 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:  Getting dropped by Atomic, meeting me, Armada, and her personal brand and style

32:45:  Weedmaps.com  Weed question and ad

34:40:  Her JF Cusson Olympic blunder

41:15:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports

Elan Skis:  Making the best ski 75 years

42:30:  Money, and injuries, Mexican jails, necrosis, helicopter crashes, and Maude rants

62:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Anna Segal

Mar 22, 2021

Jack Mitrani is truly a Jack of all trades when it comes to great gigs in snowboarding.  He was a pro rider who always had a chance of making the finals, he was part of an all-time snowboard crew, he had a headphone brand, he created content for a music festival, and today, he’s the face of the X Games.  On the podcast we talk about moving to Mammoth young, the Frends Crew, Shaun White, going from athlete to talent, and a lot more…It’s a good one.

Jack Mitrani Show Notes:

4:30:  Hurting his knee partying, knee pain after the injury, and getting injected with nano particles livinagain.com

13:00:  Growing up in Long Island, snowboarding, moving to Vermont, and moving to Mammoth

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:  Realizing Luke was better, the Frends Crew, and his best contest day

28:00:  Sponsors, creating content, Shaun White

33:00:  Sims, and the Greenland trip, and the most famous photo in snowboarding

39:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports

Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10

40:30:  Luke gets hurt, healthy, getting on the microphone

45:00:  Becoming the face of the X-Games and new sponsorships.

53:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Luke Mitrani,

55:00:  Weedmaps.com  Weed question and ad

Mar 15, 2021

Bo Bridges’ amazing photography career started with the “new-school” movement in skiing.  Back then, Bo was just out of college, moved to Vail, and did whatever he could to break into the world of photography…. his drive, combined with his all-important hustle and business savvy created the path to being one of, if not the most, successful action sports photographer of our time.  On the podcast we talk about photography, Seth Morrison, Tom Cruise, Dr. Dre, Freeze Magazine, and a whole lot more.  Another do not miss episode.

Bo Bridges Show Notes:

3:00:  Is he a gnarly mountain dude, shooting in the elements, and scary situations

7:00:  Air Force Brat, Switzerland, and snowboarding

13:30:  Finding photography, college rugby and aerial photography

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

23:00:  1 month in Vail, losing the dream job at the Vail Daily and cutting his teeth processing film

34:00:  Realizing how to make money in photography, athlete relationships, teaching skiers how to surf, and getting his images into mainstream media

40:15: Peter Glenn Ski and Sports

Elan skis:  Making the best ski 75 years

41:30:  Cary Hart Backflip at Gravity Games, moving to California, and Hard Rock Rehab shoots

49:00:  Pussycat Dolls, Jimmy Iovine, the Easter of a lifetime, and Dr. Dre

54:00:  Tom Cruise, and stunts

64:00:  Weedmaps.com  Weed question and ad

66:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Freeze Magazine.  You can buy their hoodies and T’s at Freezemerch.com and proceeds go to The Shane McConkey Foundation and Alpine Initiatives.

Mar 8, 2021

TJ Schiller was a huge name in the world of ski slopestyle in the 2000s.  He was a dominant force who brought many firsts to the table at a time when learning tricks was riskier, but the reward seemed to be a lot more.  TJ’s career is basically 2 parts, healthy TJ and then injured TJ and we talk about what happened in between on the podcast…the come up, the overnight fame, the travel, the money, the pain, x-games gold, and a whole lot more.  Another DO NOT MISS episode. 

TJ Schiller Show Notes:

3:00:  Coaching, the transition to civilian, and more coaching

13:30:  Family life, moving to Vernon, skiing, and culture

21:00 :  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide 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:  Individual sport, WSI, and getting on Armada through a god moment

29:30:  Getting ski famous overnight at the US Open, going to Europe, confidence, and pressure

40:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports

Elan Skis:  Making the best ski 75 years

41:45:  Complaining to judges, leaving Armada for Coreupt, other sponsors, and money

50:00:  The ski fraternity

52:00:  Weedmaps.com Weed question and ad

54:00:  The X-Games, best trick Gold, his first knee injury, and Slopestyle Gold

59:00:  Video parts, the never-ending knee saga that keeps him skiing, and Coreupt again

68:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Josh Bibby

Mar 1, 2021

Mark Fawcett is a legend in Canada and in snowboarding period.  One of the true OG’s in the sport, Mark still finds himself in the trenches of a sport that has created his amazing lifestyle for the past 30 plus years.  On the podcast, we talk about the beginning of snowboarding in his part of Canada, being the first-ever snowboard Academy kid, riding with Jeremy Jones, filming with the Jones’, his infamous photo, his Olympic tragedy in Nagano, and a whole lot more.  This one is a history lesson with one of the best. 

Mark Fawcett Show Notes:

3:00:  Ross winning the gold

8:00:  Weedmaps.com  Weed question and ad

10:00:  Growing up in New Brunswick, ski racing, and seeing snowboarding for the first time

15:00:  Getting his first snowboard, rowing, getting into CVA

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

23:30:  Snowboarding camaraderie, New England Cup, specialization, and The Cross-M Team

32:00:  Staying in the states, K2, being small, and changing personality over time

33:00:  Sims, and the Greenland trip, and the most famous photo in snowboarding

42:00: Peter Glenn Ski and Sports

Glade Optics:  Get 10% off with the code TPM10

41:30:  Working with Chris Prior, on fire in contests, and TGR

48:00:  Press leading up to the Olympics, crushing the Olympic training, equipment malfunction, and the aftermath

60:00:  The sport is changing, continuing his snowboard career outside of competition, and coaching

70:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Tyler Turner

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