The Powell Movement is the podcast that pushes the envelope and is designed to be the go-to show for sports enthusiasts who want to know what it takes to achieve success.
Mike Arzt: Snowboard Visionary, Burton>Airwalk>The Public Works
Mike Arzt has been behind the scenes in the snowboard industry since he was 16 years old. He's been a shop grunt, salesman, buyer, Burton factory store employee, RED Sales and Marketing guy, athlete tech, Blue Torch Snow Director, Airwalk employee, freelancer and eventually, entrepreneur. He’s done everything and you’ve for sure seen some of his work….Between the Red Bull Cold Rush like events, marketing and branding projects, Arzt has been humbly behind some game changing marketing.
Corey Smith, Pro Snowboarder, Artist, Founder, Spring Break Snowboards
While Corey Smith is the mastermind behind the shape changing snowboard brand Spring Break Snowboards, it’s not snowboarding that defines him. Corey is an artist first and foremost and he’s responsible for creating religions, spoof snowboard brands and some of the most popular snowboard graphics of the past decade. If that’s not enough, he was a also a pro rider who played in bands and lived the rockstar life….. This all makes for a great podcast.
Trennon Paynter, Olympian, Canadian Halfpipe Coach Part 2
Trennon Paynter is a legendary Canadian mogul skier, he’s also an Olympian for Australia, and the Head Coach of the Canadian National Halfpipe Team. In part 2 of his podcast, we talk about going to the Olympics for another country, shifting to coaching park and pipe, his elite athletes, getting halfpipe into the Olympics, and a whole lot more. The godfather, Mike Douglas, asks the Inappropriate Questions.
Trennon Paynter, Olympian, Canadian Halfpipe Coach
Trennon Paynter is a legendary Canadian mogul skier, he’s also an Olympian for Australia, and the Head Coach of the Canadian National Halfpipe Team. His unbelievable ski story starts with cigarettes, partying, and good times in Banff before Trennon became a self-taught badass in the moguls of Kimberley BC. From there, Trennon competed against the New Canadian Air Force and beat them, made the National Team, Raced on the World Cup, and got into coaching...This podcast is a fun history lesson.
Proving Grounds 2021
I traveled to Prineville, Oregon for the ultimate in what a big mountain slopestyle event can be, Proving Grounds. I talk to all the players including, Carson Storch, Camila Noguiera, Kyle Strait, Reed Boggs, Jonny Salido, Travis Rice, Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, Jaxon Riddle, Hanna Bergman, and more...
Tom Hyser, Skate Visionary, Entrepreneur, Marketer
Tom Hyser was born into the quad culture of the rinks around Atlanta and went from rink rat to skate rat. His family's move to the Midwest was life-changing when he first discovered inline skating. Tom is an original X Gamer, a product visionary whose designs have sold millions of units, an internet pioneer, and through it all he’s lived the struggle of being an inline skater. On the show, we talk about the love of skate, the hate received for it, and everything in between.
Five star of high fives
Every week Mike, i listen so i can be able to know what I want to know about people in the industry that I care about! Mike is real and raw and awesome
The Powell Movement is a breath of fresh air for those looking to gain some insight into the lives and stories of interesting and often legendary snowsports and action sports personalities. A great format, an unabashed approach to topics and questions, voiced by an all-around good guy and industry veteran... TPM is worth subscribing and tuning in to on a regular basis. Keep it goin Mike!
-Adam B. @ Sugarloaf
What a great selection of legends and legends to be. The amount of research that Mike does on guests is amazing and I think the guests are often amazed by it as well. Keep up the good work.