Blake Paul came to High Cascade Snowboard Camp with his “Lick the Cat” crew this summer and Blake was the first casualty. A dislocated collarbone forced Blake off the hill and onto the podcast. We talk about the injury, growing up in Jackson Hole, Aaron Robinson, and getting to be a sponsored snowboarder.
Blake Paul Show Notes
2:00: What happened to Blake’s shoulder?
4:27: Who did he look up to when he was a camper?
6:15: Scaring children at camp
8:00: Moving from the sticks of Vermont to Jackson Hole
9:17: How was Jackson when he arrived there in terms of being able to live compared to today?
12:05: How his riding evolved in Jackson
14:24: Gelande Quaffing
15:45: How did “The Backcountry Prince” get his nickname?
17:03: Becoming friends with Aaron Robinson and what happens when Aaron dies in Chile.
24:13: Who introduced Blake to snowboarding and how did he come up in snowboarding?
25:22: Who was the first person to notice Blake? Mark Carter and Bryan Iguchi
29:31: When did he get his first cover?
30:30: Was there any thought of college?
33:30: Filing things that aren’t just backcountry
35:30: His art, writing and products
37:28: Giving up his freedom and what he has seen on the road
39:59: What’s next for Blake?