EPISODE 130: THOMAS VANDERHAM

EPISODE 130: THOMAS VANDERHAM

Thomas Vanderham is a living legend in the world of freeride mountain biking and he’s a guy that doesn’t do many interviews.  Over the past 20 years, he’s let his riding do the talking and his riding has said a lot.  I was lucky to get an hour with Thomas to walk through his career, that started when he was just 15 years old.  We talk about how things came into place for Thomas, sponsor changes, filming and a lot more.  It’s another do not miss episode.

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EPISODE 127: CASEY BROWN

EPISODE 127: CASEY BROWN

Casey Brown has one hell of a story.  This bad ass mountain biker’s life has been filled with twists and turns that I will not spoil in this intro.  I will say that Casey had an upbringing different than anyone’s that I have met in my life.  Based on all that Casey shares, you would think that she would have a totally different, maybe even strange personality.  I found none of that, what I did find was an amazing athlete who knows all about highs and lows.  It’s another incredible story.

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EPISODE 124: BRETT TIPPIE

EPISODE 124: BRETT TIPPIE

Brett Tippie is a living legend.  He’s one of the influential pioneers of freeride mountain biking, he was the first to absolutely send it on a bike, ride insane lines, and became the face of a sport.  On the podcast we talk about being a pro snowboarder on Burton’s pro team, some amazing Craig Kelly stories, bikes, partying too hard, and coming back from that to sponsors and emcee gigs.  This is a funny history lesson that you do not want to miss.

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EPISODE 121: GRAHAM AGASSIZ

EPISODE 121: GRAHAM AGASSIZ

Graham Agassiz is way more laid back than you would expect for a mountain biker who looks forward to putting his life on the line at Rampage each year.  He’s one of the best, who rides with a signature, loose style that really shines in a big mountain setting.  On the podcast, we talk about leaving Kona, the influence of moto and snowboarding, getting bullied, rampage, and injuries.  Aggy is one of those dudes that lives to have fun and that always makes for a great podcast. 

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S2 / EP77: DEREK WESTERLUND

S2 / EP77: DEREK WESTERLUND

Derek Westerlund founded Freeride Entertainment and is known as an award-winning filmmaker who came up in the trailer parks of Kamloops, BC.  His tough childhood that taught Derek the hustle that he still has in him and a passion for skiing and biking.  He parlayed that passion into brief “pro” mountain bike career and then graduated to becoming the filmmaker who changed the look and feel of the mountain bike industry. 

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S2 / EP68: CARSON STORCH

S2 / EP68: CARSON STORCH

At first look, there is nothing that stands out about Carson Storch.  He looks like an All-American kid fresh out of college figuring out what he is going to do with his life.  But that’s not the case, in reality, Carson has been on the same career path since he was looked at as a dreamer when he was 16.  He’s a pro Mountain Biker who finds himself at home on big mountains or riding slopestyle.  He’s known for having a unique style that can be seen whenever he rides his bike.  Hear all about Carson, the Redbull Rampage and more on the podcast.

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S1 / EP24: CAM MCCAUL

S1 / EP24: CAM MCCAUL

Cam McCaul has done more in 31 years than most people do in a lifetime.  It all started with his bike and he’s never looked back.  From the beginnings of mountain biking to the slopestyle contests of today, Cam has lived through it all.  Unofficially retired from competition, Cam is still at most events, only now he’s commentating on the action.  And if you miss the comps, you can always see him hosting ‘Locals” on Outside TV.

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S1 / EP23: JILL KINTNER

S1 / EP23: JILL KINTNER

Jill Kintner is a badass on a bike and has been for more than half of her life.  Regardless of the discipline, she had a drive to be the best on her bike and that drive was first instilled by her dad.  Her story is a rollercoaster of emotions dominated by a lot of wins and one huge loss, it’s worthy of its own afterschool special.  Jill tells her story, from the NW, to the Olympics, and beyond.

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