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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: December, 2022
Dec 26, 2022

It’s part 2 with me, your host Mike Powell. I’m going to end the year catching you up on my life and times and a lot of industry talk with the founder of the High Fives Foundation, Roy Tuscany. Topics include Tanner Hall, Gus Kenworthy, best podcasts, worst podcasts, what’s happening in snow media, who’s doing it best, and so much more. It’s a fun holiday and birthday episode with a great friend.

Mike Powell Show Notes:

3:30:  Episode 100, 200, 300, podcasts Powell listens to, and word association on other similar podcasts  

12:00:  Numbers, best/worst guests, differentiation, and thoughts on print media    

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

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24:00:  The Outerverse, Powder, NFTs, and life takes a turn for the worse recently

31:00:  Live events, Peloton, and X Games   

40:30:  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

41:45:  More X, K2, Liquid Death, Favorites, and 2 Dudes, 1 Mike   

51:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Roy

Dec 19, 2022

Adrian Ballinger is a machine for managing risk in the big mountains. Whether he’s leading adventures with his Alpenglow Expeditions, summiting Everest or K2 without supplemental oxygen, or just living his rad Tahoe life, there never seems to be a chill moment in Adrian’s life. On the podcast, we talk about the three critical mentors to his success in the mountains, performance-enhancing drugs in the mountains, what counts when you’re climbing without oxygen, and much more. Adrian’s Everest Base Camp manager, Emily Turner, asks Inappropriate Questions.

Adrian Ballinger Show Notes:

3:30:  Does having a baby scare him, risk moving to the US and his first climbing/skiing mentor

12:00:  Snow camping in HS, first injury in the mountains, books on climbing and performance-enhancing drugs in the mountains  

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

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24:00:  More drugs and questioning achievements, not being good enough at skiing, who he was in HS, his parents have a plan for him to be a Dr.

29:00:  Going to Georgetown, meeting his second important mentor Chris Warner, and a free trip to Ecuador

35:00:  Getting sick at 19K feet, guiding trips really young, and how the mob was involved in climbing

41:30:  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

41:45:  Trying to buy into Chris’s business, the breakup, starting Alpenglow, and the importance of becoming a certified mountain guide   

55:00:  The challenge of getting local climbing permits, the hazard of being a ski guide in Colorado, moving to Tahoe, and getting a local permit

61:00: His 3rd important mentor, Russell Brice, experience on 8K meter peaks and the high-altitude gene,

70:00: The letdown of failing at Everest with no oxygen, succeeding the following year, climbing without supplemental oxygen, and being a different type of professional athlete and being an influencer to other professional athletes

80:00: Inappropriate Questions with Emily Turner

Dec 12, 2022

Izzy Lynch’s ski career was made by her unique childhood. She was an up-and-coming ski racer who spent her free time at the backcountry lodge her parents built. This combination of racing and time spent in the backcountry created scary experiences and a solid foundation for a skier known for always pinning it. On the podcast, we talk about the above, University, coaching, competing, gender filming for “Into the Mind,” marriage, divorce, sponsors, and much more. Leah Evan’s asks the Inappropriate Questions.

Izzy Lynch Show Notes:

3:30:  Fortress Mountain dirtbags, buying into a land tenure, and building a backcountry lodge

11:00:  Ignorance was bliss in the backcountry; near-death mistakes, and ski racing  

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

Outdoor Research:  The best outerwear ever built just got better get 25% off all OR

GoPro:  The only POV cam that matters

23:00:  Coaching, finding freeride, opportunities in Revelstoke, and gender in the mountains

31:00:  Sponsorship, her Alaska experience, and understanding of the marketing aspect

40:30:  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

41:45:  Sherpas Cinema, switching sponsors, and not making enough skiing to quit work

49:00:  Getting married, having a baby, divorce, POW, and her flower shop

60:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Leah Evans   

Dec 5, 2022

Peter Line is the legendary snowboarder responsible for the iconic Four Square and Forum brands. While these brands had a huge impact, they were rider owned, and having an impact and success, in the long run, isn’t the same thing. Eventually, Burton Saved the brands from going under, ran them for a decade, and then shut them down. Ten years after that, Peter Line, Jeremy Jones, and Mack Dawg are back to re-boot the brand, and Peter and I take a deep dive into all things Forum and much more. Sean Tedore asks the Inappropriate Questions.

Peter Line Show Notes:

5:30:  No alcohol for 3.5 years, partying, the lifestyle, future spins, and good style

15:00:  Bad style, bad posture, Peter the grom, and The Rawl backstory

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

Outdoor Research:  The best outerwear ever built just got better

GoPro:  The only POV cam that matters

23:00:  Building Forum on the World Industries model, creating a super team, and the vision

31:00:  How long until Forum takes off, board numbers, what did they do wrong, and Peter’s money

35:00:  Deals left on the table, what’s going on behind the scenes at Forum, the positives around the Burton years, and the beginning of the end

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:  His feelings when Burton kills Forum, #GiveForumToPeter, and getting Forum back with Jeremy Jones and Mack Dawg

49:00:  Leveraging his relationship with Blue and Capita, distribution, and what differentiates Forum from the rest of the industry

65:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Sean Tedore

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