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The Daniel Hanka Interview

by MattMasson
Nov 14th 2018 - 9 comments

Dan talks about growing up in the Czech Republic, the sport that convinced him to take his skiing to the next level, how a dream trip to Japan turned into a nightmare and tells us what’s wrong with every ski-party these days.

Tom Wallisch on the Powell Movement

by PowellMovement
Nov 12th 2018 - 0 comments

Tom Wallisch is first return guest to The Powell Movement and there’s a reason for that…..He’s Tom Wallisch…..He sits on the board of directors for the US Ski and Snowboard Team, he’s all about giving back to the sport, he’s a living legend, and even as he’s gotten older, he’s kept his finger on the pulse of all ski media, while continuing to create his own. Wallisch always makes for an interesting conversation. Tom Wallisch Show Notes: 2:00: His knee injury and the road to recovery 14:00: Getting back on snow and his mentality after injury 18:30: Evo (Use the code TPM10 for 10% off at checkout) RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack) Outdoor Research: (Get 15% off you’re order with the checkout code POWELL15) 20:30: Joss, the Olympic dilemma, and popularity 26:00: The 2018 Olympics, the ads, and honesty with brands 30:30: Being on the Board of Directors of the US Ski and Snowboard Team 35:00: Resigning with Line for 3 more years and social media in contracts 38:45: Spy Optics: Get 20% off on their site Spyoptic.com using the code TPM20. The 10 Barrel Brewery: My favorite is Out of Office Pilsner 41:15: Internet skiers, video projects, creating Good Company, and company plans for next year 55:00: Delta’s special treatment of Tom and wedding planning 57:00: Inappropriate Questions with Line Skis Josh Malczyk

The Godfather Podcast. A sit down with Mike Douglas

by PowellMovement
Nov 5th 2018 - 1 comments

Mike Douglas is a living legend in the ski industry. He’s known in the ski world as “The Godfather”, he was one of the behind the scenes leaders of the New Canadian Airforce, a group that takes credit for the development of the first modern twin tip. Nowadays, he’s still a paid, pro skier but his focus is on filmmaking and his production company Switchback Entertainment has been killing it for over a decade. We talk about it all on the podcast. Mike Douglas Show Notes: 2:00: Canada, getting into skiing, and taking photos 5:30: Dropping out of college, Whistler and bumps 12:45: The New Canadian Air Force, mogul demos, and 1080 proposal 20:00: Mingo, the first 1080, and other skis he’s made 28:45: Evo (Use the code TPM10 for 10% off at checkout) RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack) Outdoor Research: (Get 15% off you’re order with the checkout code POWELL15) 31:00: Climate Change, POW Summit, and still being a pro skier 39:30: Davenport, Seth and The Back 9 48:40: Spy Optics: Get 20% off on their site Spyoptic.com using the code TPM20. The 10 Barrel Brewery: My favorite is 'Out of Office' Pilsner 50:15: Switchback Entertainment, Salomon Freeski TV, and growth 59:00: Being in his own productions, features and winning awards 67:00 Death: Shane, Sarah, JP, and Andreas 72:00: Inappropriate Questions

The Sämi Ortlieb Figuration

by Twig
Nov 1st 2018 - 2 comments

Sämi is responsible for some of the most exciting and unique video content in skiing right now. Yet he's one of the most media-shy, least known figures in the game. I chatted to him and then filled in the gaps... get learned.