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Listen to John Collinson on The Powell Movement

John Collinson’s upbringing was a little different than most pro skiers. He grew up in a closet in Snowbird employee housing with his older sister Angel, and didn’t do many things that most kids do. However, what he did experience was unfathomable, like summiting Rainier at 4 years old, summiting Everest at 17, and so much more. On the podcast, Mike Powell and Collinson talk about how he went from the closet to his sister's shadow, to pro skier, to social media influencer known for his incredible body. Oh and the best part? His sister Angel gets to asks the ‘Inappropriate Questions’ in this do-not-miss episode.

Show Notes:

3:00: His body, a tale of two people, and growing up in Snowbird employee housing

10:00: Growing up hiking skiing, setting goals, summers on the road, and learning the mountains young

15:00: What he didn’t have growing up, the freedom of skiing for them as kids, and being the weird kid at school

22:30: Quit racing and found the skatepark, setting his goals of Everest and JR Freeride Tour, and finding a mentor in the mountains

27:00: Everest on the cheap, problems with other groups, and the 7 Summits

37:00: Increasing his value, winning the JR Tour and Angel winning the FWT

44:00: Sherpas, getting in with TGR, and Red Bull Cold Rush

52:00: The Faction Collective. Filming with MSP, sponsors, and money

54:00: Injuries, social media, and ski mountaineering

59:00: Inappropriate Questions with Angel Collinson

I had a great time watching the story of his life. I never knew how much he had to go through to get where he is right now. A very inspiring story indeed. Thanks for sharing this! Lawn Care Services

What a great story.  Not everything comes so easy to some.  Hard work still wins the day.  Microblading NYC

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