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.
From learning to ski in June 2019 to her first winter working in Japan for the 2019-20 season.
Get to know Dan The Boot Man, a boot fitter who has just come home to Australia from Japan as a result of the Corona Virus. In this chat he talks about his journey home, how he became a skier and his path to become a senior boot fitter.
She competed in the Salt Lake City 2002 Olympics as an alpine ski racer, and then went on to race ski cross in Vancouver 2010 and Sochi 2014. Jenny shares an honest chat of how she became a skier, the evolution of her competitive ski career, what the olympics was like, overcoming injuries, goals, what life is like after hanging up her skis and being a new mother.
He started skiing at Mt Hotham in 1969 as a small child and has gone on to have a career in skiing. By 1989 he was a fully certified Australian Professional Snowsports Ski Instructor.
A chat with Bill Barker, the Head of Ski Patrol at Mt Hotham, Victoria, Australia.
Two skier girls from Mt Hotham talk about life as ski instructors and how women skiers are under represented in Australia.