From seeing a snowboard in Tracks Surf Magazine to inventing snowboards for Australian mountains, to fighting for snowboarding to be allowed in resorts. Thor Prohaska had vast influence in the evolution of snowboarding becoming mainstream in Australia. His journey started out with inventing snowboards in Australia in the early 1980s which lead to fighting for snowboarding to be allowed in the Victorian resorts in Australia.
Ski friends are the best friends. A conversation covering topics in relation to what it is like to live and grow up in a mountain town like Jackson, WY.
The Australian ski culture is unique, and Shaka Snow Co aims to capture the essence of the Australian alpine in a fun way. The small Australian snow clothing brand mostly sells t-shirts, hoodies, beanies and stickers. But the products have some really cute Australian animals and other cool graphs printed onto them.
Chat with Co Founders of the Ski Instructor Diaries, about why they started this website and why they are filling a necessary gap in the ski industry.
From growing up surfing, being a chef to ending up in Europe in the 1980s and becoming a snowboarder when snowboarding was just beginning. This chat is a real slice of what it was like to help snowboarding develop in the early days, particularly in Australia.
After a couple of months off podcasting it was time to delivered the recommendations promised in the last episode. Times have been pretty uncertain lately, so a short break was in order. But with the Australian winter going ahead it was time to get some stoke or at least some entertainment.
Solo episode with West-Aussie-mountain-loving-girl Rouchelle, she shares her thoughts on how she has been coping during ISO.
Zack’s home mountain is Thredbo in New South Wales, Australia. He has been ski instructing for a few years and has just completed his first winter in Jackson Hole. In this chat they talk about why be became a ski instructor and why ski instructing is for him.
A couple of friends chatting about their experience of having to come home to Australia from their winters in the northern hemisphere. Anna was in Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan.
From learning to ski in June 2019 to her first winter working in Japan for the 2019-20 season.