TPM Episode 239: Skogen Sprang, Pro Skier

The Powell Movement Action Sports Podcast

Aug 16 2021 • 1 hr 14 mins

While a lot of people know Skogen Sprang as the US Freeski Slopestyle Coach, before he held that title, he was one of the sport's true innovators, bringing new tricks and a snowboard style to the table.  On the podcast we talk about doing every action sport as a kid, turning his pro snowboard dreams into a pro ski career, innovation, his prolific 2000 year, the injury, and what it took to come back.  Don’t miss this one.

Skogen Sprang Show Notes:

3:00:  Olympics, growing up in the bay, soccer, and skateboarding

11:00:  Skiing, snowboarding gear, inline skating, and mountain biking

17:00:  The culture of sport, switching to snowboarding, and quitting soccer

22:00: Stanley: Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast

Dragon: Their glasses FLOAT, use the code Powell15 to save 15 %

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

24:45:  Wanting to be a sponsored snowboarder, his parent’s reaction, and his crew

28:00:  The influence of Troy, switching to skiing, instant progression, Constantine and his Chapter 3 Part

35:00:  Vision of being a pro in both, Line Skis, and Poor Boyz Productions

42:00: Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:

Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life

Rollerblade:  Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program

44:00:  MSP, McConkey and the crazy year that 2000 was: Covers, tricks, contests, and the injury that threatens to end it all

64:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Shane Anderson