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The Knowledge is Powder is a UK based skiing and snowboarding podcast in which people ramble on about winter sports all year long.

It is hosted by Jim Duncombe and Iain Martin who will be joined by guests from the world of snow to chat about wintery stuff and probe around in the avalanche of ski news.

Jim is a passionate skier and snowboarder who compleated numerous seasons and has continued to earn a living from skiing since retiring from the mountain life. His jobs have included badly selling ski holidays, reading complaint letters for a large tour operator, recruiting chalet staff and marketing. He currently creates content and blogs for a variety of winter sports companies.

Iain is part of the ski and snowboard industry furniture. Like Jim, he spent many winters in the mountains and went on to build two successful companies natives.co.uk a seasoned worker community and job portal. More recently Iain founded Skipedia.co.uk a digital marketing & PR consultancy.

If you want to get in touch or take part you can email us on theskipodcast@gmail.com.


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The Ski Podcast The Ski Podcast - Because Knowledge is Powder

    • Sports & Recreation
    • 4.8, 42 Ratings

The Knowledge is Powder is a UK based skiing and snowboarding podcast in which people ramble on about winter sports all year long.

It is hosted by Jim Duncombe and Iain Martin who will be joined by guests from the world of snow to chat about wintery stuff and probe around in the avalanche of ski news.

Jim is a passionate skier and snowboarder who compleated numerous seasons and has continued to earn a living from skiing since retiring from the mountain life. His jobs have included badly selling ski holidays, reading complaint letters for a large tour operator, recruiting chalet staff and marketing. He currently creates content and blogs for a variety of winter sports companies.

Iain is part of the ski and snowboard industry furniture. Like Jim, he spent many winters in the mountains and went on to build two successful companies natives.co.uk a seasoned worker community and job portal. More recently Iain founded Skipedia.co.uk a digital marketing & PR consultancy.

If you want to get in touch or take part you can email us on theskipodcast@gmail.com.


Music: www.purple-planet.com
Logo: www.vexels.com

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

Merlin 127 ,

The best ski podcast this side of the Atlantic

Jim and Ian’s meandering conversations are a compelling and droll listen for any ski enthusiast that frequents the Alps. They provide great insight through a blend of chat and interview covering a broad range of Alpine topics centred around skiing.
Hear about contemporary ski news, reviews of resorts, kit and the odd ski related book. Best of all catch up on Jim “the average skier’s” exploits on snow as he strives for the above average 😉 and Ian’s trips to pursue the white stuff as often as possible, any way possible. Even keep up with Team GBs results on the World Cup circuit.
This is not for the hip or the uber-cool. If Jim and Ian ever did that, it was more than 10 years ago and they would probably not be called Jim and Ian, for that matter. However, for the more discerning listener, who appreciates the mountains for their wonder and skiing for the test, minus the dancing on tables to euro-trash, this is the only ski podcast to you.
Episodes will even run through the summer when Jim will take on the 5, or is that 8 glacier ski areas (what do I know).
Keep up the good work guys. You make the commute something to look forward to when the latest episode lands 👍

Janyert ,

Very informative & entertaining

I’ve been listening to The Knowledge is Powder/The Ski Podcasts since the PyeongChang Olympics and although the first few were a bit ropey due to sound and flow (somewhat stunted conversations between Jim and Ian), I now find them very entertaining, informative and have a natural flow. Great range of topics covering resorts, industry news, equipment etc. I look forward to future episodes. Jan in Méribel

Adam-Sheffield ,

Great!

Great Pod, would love more resort guides/reviews and guests!

Could do with limiting the dead spots in conversation and the theme tune sometimes cuts the presenters off early

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