Bobby Brown didn’t start skiing until he was 11 years old and just 7 years later found himself standing on top of the X-Games podium, which he considers more important than the Olympics. Bobby and I talk about coming up, his career, his final shot at Olympic Gold and everything in between.
Bobby Brown Show Notes:
1:17: What is Bobby up to now and what was his summer like
2:25: Watching the Broncos lose the Super Bowl when he was in Sochi
3:50: Getting into skiing at 11 years old, the X-Games and what other sports he was into.
6:41: Is he one of those natural athletes that is good at everything and High School
10:00: Being inspired by Jonny Moseley and skiing everyday 11:30:
13:30: Was there any academy training in his life?
14:00: Skiing for 7 years and then winning X-Games gold and how the progression of tricks worked for Bobby
17:40: Winning his first contest and having Saga as his first sponsor and making sponsor me resume’s and getting real sponsors 16
20:00: Being part of the Salomon super team and being involved with his sponsors?
23:05: Not taking advantage of a RedBull opportunity with his first reality show and the RedBull performance side
26:09: His first X-Games experience and getting his first spot from Tanner Hall and then winning medals
28:30: Wrapping his head around the rotations that he’s doing
31:05: What skiers was he tight with?
32:17: Deciding to be a real athlete health-wise for the Olympics
36:16: What happened in Sochi? The drama of making the team
40:35: Gearing up for South Korea and the Olympics
42:23: The exposure of big events and the X Games is more important than the Olympics to Bobby
43:45: Slvsh and the excitement around it
44:40: What is the dumbest thing that anyone’s ever asked him to do for money?