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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: July, 2023
Jul 31, 2023

Tina Basich is a recent US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame inductee. Her and her BFF Shannon Dun are the first women to get in on the snowboard side. In Part 2 of the podcast, we discuss her insane 1990 World Halfpipe Champion season, the Kemper days, her influence, Adam Yauch, Tiger Woods, sponsors, and more. Shannon Dunn Asks the Inappropriate Questions

Tina Basich Show Notes Part 2:

3:00:  Hall of Fame, her 1990 season, does she ever work a regular job, and the Kemper Team moves to Utah.

20:30:  Rollerblade: They invented inline skating and make the best skates on the planet.

Best Day Brewing:  All of the flavor of your favorite IPA or Kolsch, without the alcohol, the calories and sugar.

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

23:00:  Snowboard contests, ski brands making snowboards, 100 days in AK, World Cup, and the elevator story

40:45:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code pmovement

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

44:30:  Summer Snowboarding, her 720, riding with Adam Yauch and then living with him

52:00:  Leaving sponsors, Boarding for Breast Cancer, transitioning into powder, Tiger Woods, and how does snowboarding end

75:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Shannon Dunn

Beastie Boys as Quasar at a House Party

Jul 24, 2023

 Tina Basich is one of those living legend, pro snowboarders who helped shape the sport. Known for being one of the pioneering women in halfpipe and big air, Tina also crushed it in Alaska and influenced a whole generation of girls with her riding. In Part 1 of her podcast, we talk about gender, her Waldorf-style schooling, living in a teepee, creating the first women’s signature products, Shannon Dunn, and much more. Barrett Christy asks the Inappropriate Questions.

Tina Basich Show Notes:

3:00:  Gender equality in early snowboarding, the first X Games big air, people supporting her, and creating the first women’s specific snowboard gear

 21:30:  Rollerblade: They invented inline skating and make the best skates on the planet.

Best Day Brewing:  All of the flavor of your favorite IPA or Kolsch, without the alcohol, the calories and sugar.

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

23:30:  Growing up different outside of Sacramento, Waldorf education, gymnastics, Michael’s health, and communication issues, living in a teepee and going to a public high school.

42:30:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code pmovement

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

44:30:  Finding her tribe in the skateboarders, her mom gets her into snowboarding, when does the tech work, and riding a 2001 board until 2021

56:00:  Donner Ski Ranch, seeing the pros, her first contest, 87 World Championships, racing, and is she living a double life?

69:00:  Scholarship or Pro and getting boxes from sponsors

75:00: Inappropriate Questions with Barrett Christy

Jul 12, 2023

Darian Boyle is one of the pioneering athletes who helped usher the free ski movement to the forefront of the sport, but Darian is so much more than just a champion skier. She’s a model, a lifeguard, a paddleboarder, a boat builder, a marina owner, a bartender, a surfer, a Hobie cat racer, a moto rider, and a mom. She hasn’t slowed down since she started chasing her brothers when she was little. On the podcast, we talk about her incredible ski career, modeling career, television career, her injuries, and so much more. Roy Tuscany is on point in asking the Inappropriate Questions.

Darian Boyle Show Notes:

3:00:  Her nickname, Darian Jr, her parents, and her brothers   

14:00:  Growing up in NJ, Ford Modeling Agency with Brooke Shields, her Sugarbush ski house, lifeguarding/summering in Sea Girt, NJ, and close calls in the water

23:30:  Rollerblade: They invented inline skating and make the best skates on the planet.

Best Day Brewing:  All of the flavor of your favorite IPA or Kolsch, without the alcohol, the calories and sugar.

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

25:30:  Close calls in the mountains, her pro ski plans end before they start, working in television, California to Aspen, moguls, Aspen Extreme, shin problems, and moving to Tahoe

44:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code pmovement

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

46:00:  The Performers, sponsors, money, Skier Cross, The Factory Team, CK ad rip-off, and moving on to Head

58:00:  MC and the Cadillac story, breaking McConkey’s new sled, wearing a helmet, and breaking her neck

75:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Roy Tuscany

Jul 7, 2023

Joe Johnson has mastered the desk jockey hustle as he's gone from dream job to dream job. While he spends a lot of time at his Salomon desk, he's not chained to it. He's an industry dark man, a behind-the-scenes ideator of some innovative marketing campaigns by some of the biggest resorts and brands out there. On the podcast, we talk about his first passion, basketball, his incredible list of jobs:  tourism, resort, agency, and brand gigs, his near-death fall, and a lot more. It's the first business episode in a while, and Digi Dave Amirault asks the Inappropriate Questions.

Joe Johnson Show Notes:

3:00:  Sneakerhead, Tonasket, WA, basketball, college scholarship, Internships, and Visit Spokane

14:00:  Quitting Visit Spokane during the 2009 recession, being a broke, digital hired gun at Solitude, playing catch up on the mountain, leaving Solitude.    

21:30:  Rollerblade: They invented inline skating and make the best skates on the planet.

Best Day Brewing:  All of the flavor of your favorite IPA or Kolsch, without the alcohol, the calories and sugar.

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

23:30:  Recruited by The Canyons, The Ultimate Mountain Gig, his life-changing accident, Outside Media, office at Alta

37:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code pmovement

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

39:00:  His insane Outside Media account list, developing relationships with athletes, competing brands, and leaving Outside

46:00:  Sun Valley to Salomon, travel, marketing toolboxes, big picture items, and money      

60:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Digi Dave Amirault

Jul 3, 2023

Phil Sifferman is back and chock full of stories from the past that we won’t get anywhere else. On the podcast, Phil and I jump back in time, talking about the drama behind the IOC and FIS, the party powder days of skiing, the gruesome accidents he’s witnessed on a royal level, and so much more. It’s a different kind of episode, and the stories are true gems. 

Phil Sifferman Part 2 Show Notes:

3:00:  The Accidents and the greatest save of all time

10:00:  Creating the rules for FIS Freestyle over too many beers and the cocaine days of the ski industry

17:30:  Rollerblade: They invented inline skating and make the best skates on the planet.

Best Day Brewing:  All of the flavor of your favorite IPA or Kolsch, without the alcohol, the calories, and sugar.

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

20:00:  Warren Miller v Dick Barrymore, being the American promoter in a sea of Europeans, buying all the most prestigious European Races, money buys medals, and corruption.

37:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code pmovement

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

39:00:  Freestyle skiing saves IOC global financing, what event day looks for Phil, being the person that brought the NFL to Europe, having Roger Goodell as his NFL Assistant, and how can FIS ruin the FWT

50:00:  Inappropriate Questions

 

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