The Powell Movement
The Powell Movement is a new weekly podcast hosted by Mike Powell, a spin off from his hit show on Powder Magazine, “Sponsored”. In this series, Mike will be looking beyond just the ski industry. Listen each week as Mike Powell enters the mind of industry professionals and actions sports athletes to discover what makes them tick. Everyone has a story, so listen up as they tell us theirs to find out where they started, but most importantly, how they got here.
Episode 6 – Sherry McConkey – Founder Shane McConkey Foundation
Sherry McConkey is a tough women, her life story one of many adventures and mystery. Tune in this week as this South African raised, Tahoe local walks us through her amazing story with memories of her life with Shane McConkey, her father she never met and what its like to be running a foundation in the name of her late husband.
Episode 5 – Miles Daisher – Professional Base Jumper
Miles Daisher is an animal. He jumps off things. Very big things, and also likes to put on a squirrel suit to make himself fly further and more controlled. As part of the Red Bull Airforce Miles has a pension to be an entertainer, whether that be flying through deep open canyons or launching off a moving truck into a ravine, Miles loves it all. Listen today as he tells us a little about his adventures and the man behind the craziness.
Episode 4 – Jason Levinthal – Founder of Line Skis, Full Tilt Boots, and J Skis
Jason Levinthal might be one of the most important people to modern day skiing as we know it. The invention of the twin tip ski literally set the pace for 20 years and counting of incredible growth to an industry that was, at the time, considered stagnant and boring. Tune in for an inside look on how the idea came to fruition and how a simple idea changed an entire industry and inspired a whole new generation of skiers.
Episode 3 – Tom Wallisch – Professional Skier
Tom Wallisch is one of the best skiers of his time. A magician on a pair of skis, he has dominated the scene everywhere from his street parts to the x-games and is likely one of the most well knows skiers alive right now. Listen up this week as Tom and Mike discuss the inner workings of a man growing up in the ski spotlight.
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Episode 2 – Pat Bridges – Creative Director of Snowboarder Magazine
Pat Bridges is considered “The Eye” of snowboarding, he knows a standout rider when he sees one and has helped lead the way for the successful careers of many pro snowboarders. Listen this week as Pat discusses growing up on the East Coast snowboard scene and going from being a semi pro on the competition scene to full blown pro snowboard media director.
Episode 1 – Jeremy Jones
Jeremy Jones has been on a mission his entire life to do anything it takes to be a snowboarder, at the core of that is man dedicated to his trade and building an iconic brand. Jeremy is passionate about promoting climate change awareness, as something that deeply threatens his livelihood and will effect his children in the future Jeremy has been a strong advocate for policy change in the government surrounding this issue. Listen as Mike Powell talks to Jeremy about life and discover the man behind Jones Snowboards and the environmental advocacy group, Protect Our Winters.
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