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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: November, 2022
Nov 28, 2022

Pete Moran has been a lot of things: ski instructor, snowshoe mountain marketing manager, 'People Magazine's "Most Eligible Bachelor," Red Bull marketing manager, agent, and entrepreneur. But really, Pete is a people person, and his natural ability to build relationships has helped him create an incredible life. On the podcast, we talk about all of the above and some great athlete stories revolving around Shane McConkey, Kasey Keller, and Marshawn Lynch. Recording episodes with my good friends are always fun.

Pete Moran Show Notes:

5:30:  Judging his Virginia accent, knowing everyone, owning radio stations, skiing, and tennis

15:00:  Ski instructing at Wintergreen in HS, Davis and Elkins College, and Snowshoe Mountain

19:00:  The Intrawest factor, People Magazine's Most Eligible Bachelor of the Year

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

Outdoor Research:  The best outerwear ever built just got better

GoPro:  The only POV cam that matters

23:00:  Spreading the Snowshoe Gospel, meeting McConkey, and getting hired by Red Bull

31:00:  Launching the Mid-Atlantic, The Red Bull Air Force, moving to Seattle to win back the market, and the Seahawks

42:00:  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

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

44:30:  The NBA, money, big marketing spends, leaving to start his own marketing firm, Josh Brown, Kasey Keller, Marshawn Lynch, and his Caesars Palace Jump that I Emceed

60 :00:  Inappropriate Questions with Bob Snyder

Nov 19, 2022

Jeremy Jones is a busy guy: between writing and illustrating his new book, “The Art of Shralpinism,” running Jones Snowboards, being the face and founder of Protect Our Winters, riding 28 days a month, and spending time with his family, it’s amazing he even has time to do things like record this podcast and the Alpenglow Speaker Series. But Jeremy makes it happen, and on the podcast, we talk about all the above with some risks and McConkey sprinkled in. Sherry McConkey asks Inappropriate Questions.

Jeremy Jones Show Notes:

3:30:  Kai Jones, his kids, losing people in the mountains, and close calls

15:00:  Stacking the deck in your favor in the mountains, his limited time, the Art of Shralpinsim

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

Outdoor Research:  The best outerwear ever built just got better

GoPro:  The only POV cam that matters

23:00:  Avalanche education Jones style, media requests, unread emails and texts, and Alpenglow Speaker Series

29:00:  Switching the way he was doing things, Protect Our Winters, McConkey, his role with POW, and the finances

40:00:  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

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

43:00:  Why won’t the ski industry influence politics in the name of the planet, Jones Snowboards, actual riding, and money

49:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Sherry McConkey

Nov 14, 2022

Chris Beresford’s young life was tough; he lost his mom young, then he’s raised by an alcoholic dad, then the family loses everything, and at the age of 13, Chris is responsible for things like his own food. While things could have turned dark, Chris didn’t end up dancing on stage 3; he was on the podium at all his moto races and then found family and community through snowboarding. At 20, he landed a gig at High Cascade Snowboard Camp, and from there came sponsorship and the creation of his brand Dang Shades. This one is a rags-to-riches story of perseverance. Scott Stevens asks the Inappropriate Questions

Chris Beresford Show Notes:

5:30:  What does he suck at, his family life, losing his mom, and the impact that has on his dad and childhood

12:00:  Moto, more about his dad, skiing, and snowboarding

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

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

Outdoor Research:  The best outerwear ever built just got better

24:00:  His crew, losing the house, making ends meet, money, and going to the resorts in Vermont

32:00:  Meeting Grenier, partying, filming, and getting a life-changing job

38:00:  Jesse Burtner, Think Thank, and filming his first video part 

41:30:  10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers; they support action sports more than anyone

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

43:00:  K2, making it “pro,” 32, getting dropped, and his Dang Shades dream and Empire

63:00: Inappropriate Questions with Scott Stevens

Nov 7, 2022

Connery Lundin’s ski career should be as prolific as he’s manufactured it to be. This is a kid from Oakland who was so burnt out on ski racing that he decided at 18 that he would never ski. That all changed with the right roommates, who got Connery back into skiing on his terms…and once Connery fell back in love with the sport, he went all in on becoming a pro skier. But, to make things harder for himself, he didn’t do much to promote himself off snow…. but that didn’t matter, and it all worked out. Connery graduated to his day job of filming with Warren Miller and MSP, and we talk about it all….

Connery Lundin Show Notes:

5:30:  Random acts of kindness, Oakland, skiing every weekend, JT Holmes, and ski racing   

15:00:  Product of Olympic Valley, moving to Tahoe with his mom and going to Sugar Bowl Academy, money, influential skiers, and being competitive    

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

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

Outdoor Research:  The best outerwear ever built just got better

25:00:  Bringing twin tips on trips, race results, when he realizes he’s not going to make it, quitting skiing, University of Colorado and Tony Siebert

32:00:  His first Free Skiing Word Tour event, more contests here and there, and going all in on the pro skier thing

36:00:  Moving to Jackson Hole, Powder days at Palisades,  Powder Days in Jackson, and networking

41:30:  10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers; they support action sports more than anyone

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

43:00:  Winning the 2015 Free Skiing World Tour, JT the mentor, filming, it’s who you know, and the momentum is building

50:00:  Injury, does it set his career back, Warren Miller trips, what’s next and

55:00:  Inappropriate Questions with JT Holmes

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