Archive for February, 2017

Tara Dakides

Tara Dakides is from Southern California and she dominated X-Games Slopestyle and Big Air from 1999 - 2002 and worked as a professional snowboarder filming video parts with Mack Dawg and others until she retired in 2011. She's married now and is a mother of two. We talk about her life as a professional snowboarder, mother, punk rocker, skateboarder, not necessarily in that order.

Todd Schlosser

Todd Schlosser embodies what it means to be a snowboarder from the Pacific Northwest. He helped raise the level of technical freestyle in the 90's and was proficient at everything. He's the lead singer and base guitarist for the band Model Snake who you'll hear featured in this episode.

Sean Sullivan

Iconic photographer Sean Sullivan (@sulliphotoz) met up with us in Seattle WA for this conversation about being an action sports photographer, the changing role of the still photographer as filming became more lucrative, and the difficulty with making a living after the big switch to digital swept through the industry.

Peter Line

Peter Line is one of snowboarding's most beloved pro riders. His defining style included some of the first off-axis spins the world had ever seen. His passion and dedication to progression landed him on the podium at many of the high profile Big Air contests around the world in the mid nineties. He took on an ownership role at Forum Snowboards in '96 and continued to produce video parts up into the late 2000's.

Peter is the lead designer of men's outerwear at Dakine.