MtnMeister

Sylvan Ellefson joins Russell and Ben to talk about the highest stages of Nordic ski racing. After narrowly missing the 2014 Sochi Olympics, Sylvan is now switching gears and pursuing an entrepreneurial opportunity in helping start up a craft distillery in Vail, Colorado called the 10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirit Co.

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Did you ever wonder what it takes to run an Ironman? Cait is a professional triathlete who has run 15 Ironmans, with six of them being world championships.

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Join us as Chris shares his perspective on the 2008 K2 disaster, along with his expertise in high altitude mountaineering.

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Julian Carr is a professional backcountry skier and founder of Discrete headwear. Join us as Julian talks about the feeling of skiing off of a 200 foot cliff and what makes him a successful entrepreneur in the outdoors industry.

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A national champion in slalom and halfpipe for his age group, Todd Franzen was a snowboarding prodigy at 15 years old. After missing the Olympics in 1998 and dropped sponsorships, Todd lost interest in competetive snowboarding. When diagnosed with cancer later in life, Todd rediscovered snowboarding for his escape.

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Chris Devlin-Young is a 4-time Paralympic medalist and 10-time US National Champion in para-alpine skiing. Join us as Chris shares the difficult, but rewarding comeback from a tragic plane crash to dominating his sport.

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Andy Parisod is a professional telemark skier and member of the WORST Crew, a telemark skiing club. Learn about the sport of telemark skiing and how Andy supports himself to sustain this lifestyle.

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KC Deane is a professional skier featured in many movies including Poor Boyz productions. Learn about the rewarding and painful (literally) parts of being a professional athlete.

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Roland is a traveling trainer with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. Join us as Roland talks about what it takes to live out of a tent and a Subaru for over 200 days a year.

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Matt Paul is a passionate backcountry skier and ski guide. Matt summitted and descended Denali, the highest mountain in North America. Listen to his entertaining journey of scares and surprises.

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Jeff Weidman is a board member of Big City Mountaineers, an organization which gives inner city youth the opportunity to explore the mountains. Join us as Jeff shares his inspiring journey in the outdoor industry.

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Alexi Micinski is a professional slopestyle skier. In her pursuit of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, a knee injury ended her season and crushed her Olympic mission. Learn about physical and psychological toll that injury can cause in an athlete's career.

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Matt Appleford owns The Adventure Project, a company which takes passionate skiers to the most remote locations in the world. Find out where you can find some of the best snow in the world.

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Alex Johnson is a professional rock climber specializing in bouldering. Learn about her sport and what it takes to succeed on the largest stages of climbing.

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Josh Wolf is a passionate backcountry snowboarder. In April of 2013, Josh and friend Mark McCarron were caught in an avalanche that tore through Vail Pass, CO. Tragically, Mark did not make it out alive. Join us as Josh shares the experience.

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Hailey is a professional big mountain freestyle skier from Salt Lake City, UT. Learn what it takes to balance the pursuit of a college degree with skiing professionally and keeping sponsors satisfied.

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In 2009, John and his expedition partner became the first and only Americans to reach the North Pole unsupported - a self-sufficient and self-powered journey of 55 days and over 475 miles. John works as a motivational speaker, safety and logistics consultant, and guide.

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Join us as Jon shares what it's like to walk on a one inch wide line hundreds of feet off the ground. Always living for the next adventure, Jon travels and works with Gibbon Slacklines to run their competition circuits.

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Join us as Muffy shares her inspiring journey from a tragic ski accident to seven Paralympic medals in both alpine skiing and handcycling. Muffy is an inductee in the US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and the US Disabled Ski Hall of Fame. 

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Bruce has been the Director of the Forest Service Utah Avalanche Center since 1986. His previous work includes avalanche control and forecasting at various ski areas in Alaska. Bruce also holds a Master's Degree in Geology, where he studied avalanches. Listen as Bruce explains how to avoid avalanches and keep your friends safe!

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Rick's career has been focused on serious climbing and guiding in the highest mountains. Most noteworthy is Rick's leadership of the successful New England Everest Expedition in the spring of 1991.

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Kyle is a pioneering splitboarder who has quietly ticked off an impressive list of ups and downs in his home Cascadian range. Kyle was the first to successfully splitboard the top 25 Northwest volcanoes.

 

 

 

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