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An Hour with the Mahre of Yakima, Andy Mahre

Andy Mahre comes from legendary ski blood. His dad and his twin brother are Olympic Medalists and were part of the fabric of 80’s Americana. Andy’s skiing is a totally different direction compared to where his dad/uncle did. While Andy did race for a bit, he left that world to become one of the more innovative skiers of his time, with his effortless switch landings, huge drops, and calm style that have inspired a generation of skiers. It’s another do not miss episode.

Andy Mahre Show Notes:

5:00: The pro bucket list, born to ski at White Pass, and Olympian Dad

14:00: First memories of skiing, racing, Harrison and other friends

20:00: Skiing is changing, ski culture and traveling to contests

27:00: Stanley: Get 30% off sitewide with the code drinkfast

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

29:00: Moving to Mammoth, his breakout year, and the Zero Spin

36:00: The K2 Back 9, breaking his back, and Idea/Nimbus

46:15: COAL Headwear: Use the code powell15 for 15% off

Peter Glenn Ski and Sport

48:15: Warren Miller, getting married, K2 issues, and other sponsors

58:00: Money and different Mahre projects

65 :00: Inappropriate Questions with Pep Fujas

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