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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: May, 2022
May 30, 2022

Wendy Fisher is known as one of the pioneering women in the big mountains, and she changed the game, but that’s only part of her story. In part 2 with Wendy, we talk about leaving the race world, depression, eating disorders, extreme contests, filming with MSP, and much more. It’s an open and honest chat with a legend. Murray Wais asks the Inappropriate Questions

Wendy Fisher Part 2 Show Notes:

3:30:  Not caring about college racing, quitting with a letter/fax machine and ghosting, going on her quitting skiing road trip, and her eating disorder

16:00:  Putting on 20 pounds of muscle, collapsing, when help doesn’t help, how long does this last,

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

Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there

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

24:00:  The Performers, taking Reichhelm up on her offer in Crested Butte, the US Extreme Comp, and skiing where the guys are skiing

33:00:  Wining at Squaw, Kirkwood, going to Vegas for SIA, World Championships in Alaska, and partying

41:00:  Rollerblade: Ski season may be over, but that feeling lasts all year with inline skating

Elan Skis:  Over 75 years of innovation that makes you better

42:30:  Sponsors and money, Chamonix with MSP, helicopter crash South America, was there ever burnout, and fear

66:00:  Women in the movies, calling it as a pro skier, depression, and being a mom

74:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Murray Wais

May 23, 2022

Wendy Fisher changed the game as one of the pioneering women in the big mountains, but that’s only part of her story. In part 1 with Wendy, we talk about growing up in Tahoe, losing her brother young, racing with McConkey, going to Burke Mountain Academy, making the US Ski Team at 15, and the problems with the US Ski Team, mental health and more. It’s an open and honest chat with a legend. Lhotse Hawk asks the Inappropriate Questions.

Wendy Fisher Show Notes:

3:30:  Dean Cummings, action sports interventions, weekend warriors, and then moving to Tahoe when she was young

10:00:  Having a weekend dad because of his commute, fires, hanging with her brothers’ ski race team, losing her brother skiing at a young age, and thinking a lot about death

21:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code drinkfast

Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there

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

23:30:  Not as competitive as you would think that one time she had more confidence than ever at the start of an event, other skiers that she grew up with, and McConkey stories

33:00:  Winning every race one season, work ethic, training with the Sacramento Kings, Burke Mountain Academy doesn’t think she can make it, and moving away from home young

42:00:  Rollerblade: Ski season may be over, but that feeling lasts all year with inline skating

Elan Skis:  Over 75 years of innovation that makes you better

42:30:  How did she do with the structure of boarding school, making the US Ski Team, making money in ski racing, finding her confidence, being a head case, and making the Olympic Team

56:00:  The strange dynamic of the US Ski Team, what sucks about it, Olympic crash, crappy A team coaching, what does the end of the US Ski Team look like  

67:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Lhotse Hawk

May 16, 2022

Marko Shapiro is one of the most legendary action sports photographers of our time. Marko was the captain of Team Clambin, and for 50 years, Marko has called Verbier home and has shot all of the ski legends there. On the podcast, we talk about how he created a timeless style of photography through skiing powder and reading light, shooting with Dick Barrymore, Wayne Wong, Glen Plake, Scot Schmidt, John Faulkner, Ace Kvale, and more. It’s a true history lesson with a guy who really owns his nickname “Grumpy”

Marko Shapiro Show Notes:

3:30:  The story behind the most iconic shot, the world he lives in, growing up in Canada, and his first camera

10:00:  Getting into skiing, what does he do after school, going to Verbier, learning the art of photography, and deciding to stay in Verbier

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

Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there

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

22:00:  Hot Doggers, Dick Barrymore, Stanley Larsen, and Marko getting his intro to K2 with Assignment K2

33:00:  Selling images, crashing while shooting, his skill level, Ace Kvale moves to town and the screamer

40:00:  Rollerblade: Ski season may be over, but that feeling lasts all year with inline skating

Elan Skis:  Over 75 years of innovation that makes you better

41:30:  The trouble with hooking up with models, his work ethic and being a stickler, and the craziest story ever told on the podcast

46:00:  Quitting all his side jobs and focusing on being a pro photographer, Hattrup, Plake and Schmidt

54:00:  Slide show parties, money, sharing the wealth, what he thinks of print these days, and having no filter  

72:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Stanley Larsen

May 9, 2022

Jeremy Nobis is a living legend cwho describes his life and times on skis as often misunderstood. But I believe there is no misunderstanding; Jeremy was a race prodigy, making the US Ski Team at 16 and racing on the World Cup until he was 26 years old. Then, Jeremy transitioned to the big mountains, and singlehandedly changed the way people ski them. In part 2 with Nobis, we talk about Alaska, TGR, Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, DUIs, etc. Kristen Ulmer asks the Inappropriate Questions.

Jeremy Nobis Show Notes Part 2:

3:30:  Back to the ski shop, Dynastar, giving skiing another shot, and extreme contests

13:00:  First time in AK, changing the game with his Pyramid line, and what is the crew’s reaction  

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

Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there

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

22:45:  The turn heard around the world, who he likes traveling with (Micah Black), and the après lifestyle and movie tours

28:00:  X-Games, sponsors, money, and Pro Models

39:30:  Rollerblade: Ski season may be over, but that feeling lasts all year with inline skating

Elan Skis:  Over 75 years of innovation that makes you better

41:00:  Finding Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, The Crack, and his gnarliest line

48:00:  First DUI, 3rd DUI, what do sponsors say, losing Billy Poole and others, and his 4th DUI

69:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Kristen Ulmer

May 2, 2022

Jeremy Nobis is a living legend who describes his life and times on skis as often misunderstood. But I believe there is no misunderstanding; Jeremy was a race prodigy, making the US Ski Team at 16 and racing in the World Cup until he was 26 years old. Then, Jeremy transitioned to the big mountains, and singlehandedly changed the way people ski them. In part 1 with Nobis, we discuss coming up in Park City with a chip in his shoulder, ski racing, the US Ski Team, the Olympics, injury, and more. Jeremy speaks his mind without a filter, and you don’t want to miss this podcast

Jeremy Nobis Show Notes:

3:30:  Alter boy in Wisconsin, his family, Park City, being competitive, and fighting

10:00:  Sibling rivalry, racing gets serious, is he cocky, winning JR Worlds, and school in Park City and GMVS

21:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code drinkfast

Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there

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

24:00:  Rahlves, what he got out of GMVS, East Coast Skiing, chemicals in snow, and where does he rank among the racers at GMVS

30:00:  Making the US Team as a high school junior, hazing, racer management, being an American in Europe, and what drove him in the race world

40:30:  Rollerblade: Ski season may be over but that feeling lasts all year with inline skating

Elan Skis:  Over 75 years of innovation that makes you better

42:00:  Accomplishing goals young, missing the 92 Olympics, never being the same mentally, injuries, training with Tomba, and athletes who know how to win

47:00:  In it to win it, all things around the 1994 Olympics, and trying to monetize his career and privatize his training

55:00:  The 1994 Team, not hanging out with them off the hill, the highlight of the games, why he quit ski racing, and racers who cheat

64:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Daron Rahlves

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