The view from Whistler and the 2019 World Ski and Snowboard Festival.
The view from Whistler and the 2019 World Ski and Snowboard Festival.
Parker White is one of the most underrated skiers on the planet. He also doesn't self promote much or take himself too seriously. He's a go with the flow, have a good time kind of guy and we really appreciate that. But don't be underestimated... he'll out-ski almost everyone and he'll do it int true Parker style wearing Nascar Jacket, boiler hanging out and mullet flying in the wind.
Shane McConkey was the most influential skier of all time, but he was so much more than that. Husband, father, funniest guy in the room, product visionary, goofball….there are so many words but none of them can truly describe who McConkey was. On the podcast, I head to Squaw Valley for his signature snowlerblade event, take you through what that looks like, and talk to a variety of people to get some funny McConkey stories. If you haven’t seen the movie “McConkey”, go watch it and then listen to the podcast. Shane McConkey Show Notes: 2:00: Day 1: Travel, Andy Wirth’s House for the High Fives Foundation’s “Military To The Mountains” Dinner. 6:00: My new friend Nau 8:00: Mike Rosen Story 10:00: Cody Townsend Story 13:00: Event Day 14:00: Mike Gutt Story 17:00: Scott Gaffney and Bryce Bennett story 20:00: JT Holmes Story and Update 21:30: Evo: The best online experience in action sports with retail to back it up RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack) 23:00: George Gelte Story 25:00: Erol Kerr Story 29:00: The Gala 32:00: Flip McCrick Story 35:00: Mike Hattrup Story 37:00: Murray Wais Story 38:00: Spy Optic: Get 20% off on their site Spyoptic.com using the code TPM20 39:30: Nate Abbot Story 50:30: Andy Farrington Story 52:00: Kim Reichelm Story 54:00: Aaron McGovern Story
A stellar cast of world-class athletes have confirmed their attendance at The Audi Nines, returning to Tyrol, Austria on 22-27th April 2019. Brand-new this year, men’s and women’s venues will run concurrently in Sölden and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, with even more of the futuristic setups that make this event unique in the snowsports world.
The wait is over, the semi-finalists release all this week... and they are:
Come hang out with Tall T Dan and hit a one of a kind set up all while with like minded freeskiers! FREE WINDELLS Session up for grabs along with $5k in giveaway gear!
A ski trip to Japan with my friends, plus some reflection on Japan's popularity as a destination.
Will Wesson is a 32 year old X- Games Gold Medalist that doesn’t do contests. Hailing from the East Coast, Will is the quiet athlete in the pioneering webisode series, The Traveling Circus, a series documenting the travels and style of Will and his longtime bff, Andy Parry. .....Will made it to the pro ranks the hard way and we talk about his route to internet fame and a long, pro ski career. He doesn’t do interviews and I believe this is the most he’s talked in his life. Will Wesson Show Notes: 2:00: How his trip has been and being quiet 6:00: Growing up in NY, XC Ski, and getting into alpine 17:20: Sports, backyard set ups, school, and crews/edits 24:00: Evo: The best online experience in action sports with retail to back it up RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack) 25:30: College, contests and the end of I hate NY 31:00: Meatheads, Level 1, and Refresh/Warren Miller 36:00: Line Traveling Circus, making something out of nothing, and sponsorship 43:00: Spy Optic: Get 20% off on their site Spyoptic.com using the code TPM20 The 10 Barrel Brewery: My favorite is 'Out of Office' Pilsner 45:00: Helmets, times are changing, and vanlife 50:00: X-Games and is it fun 58:30: Inappropriate Questions with Andy Parry
David Lesh is a hustler that’s living every ski bros dream. He’ an athlete, a bachelor, successful entrepreneur, who really knows how to live. Along the way, he’s pissed a lot of people off, traveled the world, bought a plane, has been to court too many times and has also hung out with Obama when he had a big job. While people assume he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, that’s not the case, which explains a lot. Love him or hate him, it’s a good listen. 2:00: What he is up to now, and how I met him 5:00: India, Wisconsin and Sports 8:00: Trouble and bad stuff 21:00: Skiing Career 23:00: Evo: The best online experience in action sports with retail to back it up RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack) 25:00: Being Judged and creating brands 36:00: Meeting Obama, Bilzarian and almost dying 38:30: Spy Optic: Get 20% off on their site Spyoptic.com using the code TPM20 The 10 Barrel Brewery: My favorite is 'Out of Office' Pilsner 40:00 This Friday, Last Friday, Next Friday, The Apology Video, and more… 48:40: Who is his market, how long can this go, and role model? Inappropriate Questions with Nick and Nate Hammersly 55:48
Jossi Wells is on the podcast talking about 2 of the most important aspects of his life; Family and Faith. We discuss how they impact his life, skiing career, extra curricular activities and much more.
Find out how the gap was first hit plus how Alta Ski Patrol tried to blow it up in 2005.
Bringing back the trip report. We took a whirlwind tour of all of the SkiBig3 resorts with three of our favorite skiers.
The North American Freeride World Tour athletes come full circle to compete back to Kicking Horse.
... by Jason Arens and Woodsy. The FIS World Championships Slopestyle final takes place on Wednesday. This will be another opportunity to see the new FIS Slopestyle judging system. We spoke to one of skiing’s most experienced judges, Jason Arens, to explain what the changes actually are and why they’ve been made:
Josh Malczyk is one of the most influential, behind the scenes players in the world of skiing. His brands, Line and Full Tilt have achieved cult status and are arguably mainstream these days. Josh’s path to his desk job involved a lot of skiing and a lot of working for free. Nothing in life is handed to you and Josh’s story is a great example of how to make things happen in a world you are passionate about. Josh Malczyk Show Notes 2:00: His name, travel and CT 6:00: Okemo, skiing, and traveling to NE 13:00: Crashing a car and learning a lesson and picking a college 16:00: UVM, East Coast contests, 17:20: Evo: The best online experience in action sports with retail to back it up RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack) 19:20: Rightside Productions, video parts, and sponsorship 25:50: Jason Levinthal, Reactor binding, and Line 33:00: The Meatheads, retail, and graphic design 36:00: Getting hired by Line, the K2 reaction, and not taking time off after college 40:10: Putting in hours, 42:00: 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 44:00: Not being a huge fan of Pollard, like-minded people 45:30: How much control does Josh have and Full Tilt Boots 52:00: Planet Earth Clothing 56:00: Jason is leaving, Josh is Global Brand Director 57:00: Made in China and what it’s really like 59:00: Tom Wallisch and skiers are dorks 103:00: Line for life? 64:30: Inappropriate Questions with Jason Levinthal
Founder of the Tell A Friend Tour, Andy Parry, discusses the state of skiing and the importance of the Tour, not just for him, but for freeskiing in general.
A look at the continuous trends of horrible weather at the worst time for Snowshoe and other mid-Atlantic resorts, and, as always, why it’s nothing to worry about.
We asked you, narrowed it down to 11 and now we need you to pick the winning Ski Trick Of The Year.
It's back and bigger than ever.
Ever wonder where you should go skiing within 4 hours of Minneapolis? Here's a list of the top terrain parks within this area.