Jonny Moseley was the competitor that brought “New School” skiing to the masses. While the changing of the guard was happening in skiing on an underground level via the New Canadian Airforce, Jonny took it mainstream, winning Olympic Gold. Outside of competitions, Jonny was a fixture in early ski movies and has remained an ambassador for the sport he loves. He dives deep into the details of what made Jonny Moseley successful.
Jonny Moseley Show Notes:
2:10 The charmed life of Jonny Moseley and what’s up at K2
4:06: Glen Plake stories
7:03: Born in Puerto Rico
12:02: Growing up in CA and getting into skiing
13:58: Inspired by Dan “Squirrel“ Herby and Brad Holmes
16:26: When skiing gets more serious and winning Junior Nationals
21:00: Getting on the US Ski Team
23:57: The sport is changing, are you a part of it?
27:09: The scene and wanting to be a part of it.
29:28: Winning, earning the 360 Mute Grab and becoming an Olympic Gold Medalist
33:37: Fun partying and growing up after the Olympics
36:36: Skiing’s New School has fully arrived
38:37: The K2 Days and the real story of why he left
43:58: Getting on Head and winning the US Open
46:44: Mad Trix
49:16: The road to 2002 Olympic Games, getting FIS approval on the Dinner Roll, and 4th place
56:43: Top moments and regrets
1:00:59: My perception of Moseley shattered over dinner conversation