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The Powell Movement Action Sports Podcast

Kent Kreitler, Legendary Skier, Part 2


Kent Kreitler is a living legend and TGR Hall of Famer. He’ll be remembered as the skier who helped bring tricks to the backcountry but he was so much more than that. He was part of an elite crew of skiers that pioneered big mountain skiing in Alaska….the generation that lived fast and took chances. In part two of his podcast, we talk about the Tahoe years, filming with the Standard Crew, the terrain park on 215’s, the X Games, sponsors, money, and more….

Kent Kreitler Show Notes:

6:00: Greg Harms, moving to Tahoe, Punk influence, and health in the party days

16:00: New Zealand, K2, and pushing for change in different areas of the industry

22:00: Rollerblade: Find out all about the award-winning Skate to Ski program

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

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

24:30: Boards in Motion Magazine, developing ski technology, Team Venom, and money

33:30: X Games medals and big air, and two knee injuries (one major one in AK)

41:30: Peter Glenn Ski and Sports

Elan skis: Making the best ski 75 years

43:00: K2 > Rossignol > Blizzard, Coombs death, and Switzerland

50:30: Retirement, ski hero’s, risk, and McConkey death

60:00: Inappropriate Questions with Kristen Ulmer


Episode 221

by Mike Powell