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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, 2023
Nov 27, 2023

Todd Jones and the company he helped found Teton Gravity Research, has had a huge impact on Skiing and Snowboarding. This private school-educated kid from Cape Cod became passionate about sliding on snow at Stowe, then became a certified Deadhead in high school, and college was all about leaving private college life to become a dish dog in Jackson Hole. The rest is history. Part 1 of the podcast we talk about The Dead, the early Jackson days, battles with ski patrol, pioneering Alaska with Coombs, and founding TGR. Ian Macintosh asks the Inappropriate Questions

Todd Jones Show Notes:

3:00:  Kai’s injury, growing up on the Cape, Stowe, and learning to be bored

21:00: Stanley:  Get 30% off site-wide with the code winteriscoming

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.

24:30:  Drink it blue, ski racing at Kimball Union Academy, academics, Dead shows and TR and The Dead

40:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there. 

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42:00:  Jackson Hole, rich people, battles with ski patrol, and opening the gates

54:00:  Being a sponsored skier, the Warren Miller debacle, pioneering AK, inspirations, and fishing boats

68:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Ian Macintosh

Nov 20, 2023

Nick Goepper won three Olympic medals in slopestyle, then called it a career and retired. Fast forward a year, and Nick is out of retirement, and he has his goals set: rebranding himself and making the Olympic Halfpipe team. On the podcast, we talk about how hard that will be, all things Goepper, and then I do a mini-podcast with the man behind the scenes of Nick’s rebrand, controversial pro skier Steve Stepp. This one’s a little different; think two guys, one mic.

Nick Goepper Show Notes:

3:00:  My Olympic predictions, best Olympic experience, celebrating, retirement, and not skiing.

13:00:  Getting dropped by sponsors, incentives, his compound, World Skate Games,

21:00:  Stanley:  Get up to 60% off site-wide until 12/4 over at Stanley1913.com

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.

24:30:  Coming out of retirement for Halfpipe, learning all four doubles in pipe, and the Nick Goepper rebrand

30:00:  Steve Stepp Mini Podcast:  being a smart ass, getting suspended, ski racing, finding the park and pipe, Tom Wallisch and The University of Utah

40:30:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there. 

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42:30:  4bi9, sponsors, changing the fit of skiing, and the fallout with Saga

54:00:  His trolling series, did his controversial antics impact his career, pissing people off, Zane goes to Snowbird, where his career is now, and his Nick Goepper rebrand

65:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Steve Stepp

Nov 13, 2023

AJ Kitt is a US Ski Team Legend and was the face of US Downhill at a time when the US Skiing’s image desperately needed a re-fresh from the Bill Johnson era. AJ’s a 4X Olympian, which is incredible, but also the most screwed-over athlete ever by FIS, which is unfortunate. On the podcast, we talk about going fast, understanding sponsorship early, Bill Johnson, the World Cup at 18, the Olympics, and so much more. US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Famer Chad Fleischer asks the Inappropriate Questions.

AJ Kitt Show Notes:

3:00:  Early season racing, dirt bikes in NY, weekends at Swain, and Dianne Roffe   

12:00:  Frustration with race results, Mountain House Academy and the talk with his parents, and GMVS

21:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code winteriscoming

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.

24:00:  Spyder, learning to be professional early, Bill Johnson, and believing in himself.  

32:00:  Making the US Team and going straight to the World Cup, his first Olympics, winning his first World Cup, the mental aspect, and 2nd in Kitzbuel    

41:00:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there. 

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41:30:  Changing the Olympic course, getting screwed by FIS for the first time, Getting screwed by FIS for the 2nd time, and going down to Nor-Am’s to get his confidence back       

49:00:  The Dual- Tech era of Rossignol, Ski Tech Ed Waldeberger, Rolex, and other sponsors

63:00:  Success at Super G in Whistler, getting screwed by FIS for the 3rd time, retiring and getting used to being a regular civilian.

61:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Chad Fleischer

 

Nov 3, 2023

Cory Côté's career has included some of the most interesting jobs with the biggest players in the business. His story starts with a difficult childhood, where he used team sports to take him from Canada to Washington and then transitioned from athletics to art. From gigs with Ames Bros to record labels to designing (in-house and out) for some of the most influential brands in action sports...You've seen Cory's art and work. These days, Cory has Mystery Made, his brand and design house in West Seattle. On the podcast, we talk about the road from Canada to crushing it. Brandon Ramirez asks the Inappropriate Questions.

Cory Côté Show Notes:

3:00:  Singapore, Canada, rough childhood, sports, and college soccer

11:00:  Cornish, Tooth and Nail Records and Ames Bros

21:00:  Stanley:  Get 30% off site wide with the code winteriscoming

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.

24:00:  Getting a job with K2, learning to snowboard at sales meetings, differentiating brands and keeping secrets.

30:00:  The benefits of doing the job of 10 people, the end of US production, the China experience, becoming design manager at K2 and Shepard Fairey

39:30:  Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there.

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41:30:  Original Penguin, lawsuits, inspiration trips, and leaving K2

49:00:  Starting Mystery Made, staying in snow, learning the business end, and odd hours

54:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Brandon Ramerez

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