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by Mike Powell
The Powell Movement Action Sports Podcast

Mark Fawcett, Legendary Snowboarder


Mark Fawcett is a legend in Canada and in snowboarding period. One of the true OG’s in the sport, Mark still finds himself in the trenches of a sport that has created his amazing lifestyle for the past 30 plus years. On the podcast, we talk about the beginning of snowboarding in his part of Canada, being the first-ever snowboard Academy kid, riding with Jeremy Jones, filming with the Jones’, his infamous photo, his Olympic tragedy in Nagano, and a whole lot more. This one is a history lesson with one of the best.

Mark Fawcett Show Notes:

3:00: Ross winning the gold

8:00: Weedmaps.com Weed question and ad

10:00: Growing up in New Brunswick, ski racing, and seeing snowboarding for the first time

15:00: Getting his first snowboard, rowing, getting into CVA

21:00: Stanley: Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast

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

23:30: Snowboarding camaraderie, New England Cup, specialization, and The Cross-M Team

32:00: Staying in the states, K2, being small, and changing personality over time

33:00: Sims, and the Greenland trip, and the most famous photo in snowboarding

42:00: Peter Glenn Ski and Sports

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41:30: Working with Chris Prior, on fire in contests, and TGR

48:00: Press leading up to the Olympics, crushing the Olympic training, equipment malfunction, and the aftermath

60:00: The sport is changing, continuing his snowboard career outside of competition, and coaching

70:00: Inappropriate Questions with Tyler Turner


Episode 215

by Mike Powell