Chris Benchetler is a pro skier, an artist, a dad, husband, and one of the hardest working athletes out there. Over the past 2 decades, Chris has built an amazing career that has a foundation built on style and flow. On the podcast we talk about skiing, loss, collaborating with the Grateful Dead, and everything in between. It’s a must listen episode.

Chris Benchetler Show Notes:

2:00: Mammoth, and feedback for me

9:00: Re-edit starts: Family, early days skiing, and Rory Silva

15:00: Healthy lifestyle, and losing his father

21:00: Stanley: Get 30% off site wide with the code powell30

Evo: The best online experience in action sports with retail to back it up

23:00: Injured at Parkasaurus, K2, Atomic, and getting sponsors to help with projects

37:00: 2019 starts here: Sponsors and the details behind how he gets money

44:00: Spy Optic: Get 20% off on their site using the code TPM20

10 Barrel Brewery: Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone

The Summit at Snoqualmie

46:30: Having a child, Nimbus, and Skye Walker

61:00: Intro to the Grateful Dead and healing his brain

70:00: Being trusted with the Dead’s image, checks and balances, and the crew

76:00: The making and challenges of making “Fire on the Mountain”

88:00: Inappropriate Questions with Tyler Hamlet

Photo: Aaron Blatt