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.

D-Structure: The history of a skiing institution

by 1337
Oct 29th 2018 - 12 comments

From passionate beginnings to their continued impact on the industry 18 years later, D-Structure’s success as a shop can be attributed largely to their focus on staying true to the principles that have guided freeskiing from the start.

Sean Pettit Podcast

by PowellMovement
Oct 8th 2018 - 1 comments

Pro Skier Sean Pettit’s career started with a move from Quebec to Whistler.  From there, he became a child prodigy, the freeride kid who could do anything on his skis.  We pick up our conversation from 2016 (I include 10 minutes of our old conversation for background) and talk about his focus from skiing to snowboarding, injury, his lifestyle clothing brand and more.  Sean Pettit Show Notes 2:00:  How quickly he became pro and how that happened 5:00:  Struggling in Whistler, getting sponsored and being smaller 13:00:  Superproof and Red Bull 16:45:  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) 19:00: Sean’s house today, cliffhangers, and hurting his knee snowboarding 27:38:  Skipping a movie part for Instagram and what his sponsors thought of it 33:00:  Superproof, his ‘Keep your Tips Up’ reality show, and working the carnival circuit 40:00:  Contracts and snowboarding 45:00:   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 46:30:  Powder’s article about Pettit and sponsors thoughts on snowboarding 52:30:  Michael Jordan comparison and what’s next 57:00:  Inappropriate Questions Follow The Powell Movement on Instagram @thepowellmovement

Angel Collinson Podcast

by PowellMovement
Oct 1st 2018 - 1 comments

Angel Collinson was born into the ski world. She grew up in Snowbird employee housing, where she honed her race skills enough to barely not make the US Ski Team. With racing over, college and big mountain skiing competitions took over. Skiing won. Over the years there have been a lot of women who have pushed the envelope on snow but Angel transcends gender….she’s just a bad ass skier who charges harder than anyone these past few years…guy or girl. Her story is not what you expect….. Angel Collinson Show Notes: 2:00: What is she up to in AK, Social media and tinder 8:00: Growing up in Snowbird Employee Housing, missing out on stuff, and raising her kids 14:00: Ski racing 16:40: 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) 18:00: Home schooling, not making the US Ski Team, College, and partying 31:40: Freeskiing 35:40: 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 37:00: The difference between racing and freeskiing, sponsorship, and dropping out of school 44:00: Ryan Hawks, Tanner Hall, and graduating to film 49:00: TGR, the difference between guys and girls in the mountains and her role in skiing 57:00: Singing and burning man 60:00: Inappropriate Questions with Hadley Hammer