Adam Ü has received a lot of press recently, all for the wrong reasons. But getting a lot of press is what Adam does. Over the past 20 years, Adam has more covers than any skier I can think of, but his pro career has always been a struggle. It’s a good thing Adam lives a double life as a marine biologist. In part 1 of his podcast, we talk about his passions: the water, climbing, and, much later, telemark skiing. We also discuss Carl Skoog, dropping out of school, Bend, Whistler, and much more.
Adam Ü Show Notes:
5:00: His last name, Mill Valley, CA, growing up mixed race, hating skiing, fishing, and being mature for his age.
12:00: Climbing becomes a passion, legendary mentors, his nerdery, and Earthwatch
25:30: Best Day Brewing: All of the flavor of your favorite IPA or Kolsch, without the alcohol, the calories, and sugar.
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Elan Skis: Over 75 years of innovation that makes you better
28:15: Colorado Rocky Mountain School for climbing, not being able to climb, and picking Telemark Racing as his sport without ever trying it
37:00: His senior project in the Bahamas, music, dropping out for bend and then Whistler to Telemark Race
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Peter Glenn Ski and Sports: Over 60 years of getting you out there
48:45: Bellingham, Carl Skoog, K2, what was tele all about at that time, and K2 tele is absorbed by K2 alpine
63:00: Inappropriate Questions