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"Elite sport & exercise science support for all" Extreme Sports Performance was founded by Ryan Blake in 2008 & launched online in 2018. After spending all of our lives playing, competing & coaching school, county, national & international sport, we have followed a continuing education, pathway & profession in top end sport, health & wellness. We believe that there are many talented & aspiring athletes, of all ages in all sports, that do not have the appropriate guidance or receive the appro ...
 
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Andy Mahre comes from legendary ski blood. His dad and his twin brother are Olympic Medalists and were part of the fabric of 80’s Americana. Andy’s skiing is a totally different direction compared to where his dad was taking skiing. While Andy did race for a bit, he left that world to become one of the more innovative skiers of his time, with his e…
 
The COVID Gamers are back to report on Big League Politics! No one's wearing masks! People are throwing fireworks at each other! But more importantly, just what the hell is Genshin Impact and why is it anime Breath of the Wild?! Also discussed: Mafia Definitive Edition is some of the best crime fiction games have to offer. Nico is predictably in lo…
 
This week we talk about Pauls “stock removal”, Dereks baltic birch investment, and Zeps new coat hanger bending business. Our picks of the week: Pasta Queen (Again) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImpCOYAfJ2U Wesley treat https://www.youtube.com/user/WesleyTreat Hossfeld benders https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eYR9paeiaw&t=3s Learn more about your…
 
Chris Davenport is a legend in the ski world…I call a lot of people legends and Dav is worthy of that title. On part 2 of the podcast we pick back up in Argentina and meeting Doug Coombs, how Dav’s pro career came together, money, death, athlete projects, and more. Part 2 is even better than part 1. Chris Davenport Show Notes: 5:00: Doug Coombs, co…
 
Chris Davenport is a legend in the ski world…I call a lot of people legends, but Dav is worthy of that title. I mean, he’s the first US Red Bull Athlete. On part 1 of the Dav podcast, we talk about Chris’s race career, skiing Tuckerman’s at 12, McConkey and the friends he made at University of Colorado, Dean Cummings, the US Extreme's and a lot mor…
 
In this weeks episode we announce the winner to the first giveaway! We also talk about Dereks never ending trophy project, Zeps inability to pass on a machine purchase, and Pauls obsession with railings. Brian Oltrogge - https://www.youtube.com/user/GrunblauBMO Matt Ladelaw - https://www.youtube.com/user/zeallistic Splinter - Worlds First Wooden Su…
 
Matty Benedetto owes everything he has today to the ski industry. This self-described Evil Genius is the master of his domain through his internet property, Unnecessary Inventions but his roots in action sports stared as a kid on the message boards of newschoolers.com. From there he started a brand that would become an underground success in the sk…
 
We had way too many games left from last week that we forgot to talk about, so we needed to get at you again with another episode that thankfully didn't take four months to release. We talk Lynchian awkwardness before getting into the PS5 reveal/Bethesda Microsoft stuff. Online people are anti-art weirdos who remind us of Tipper Gore. We spend a go…
 
Scott Ian is the brainchild behind the thrash metal band Anthrax and a snowboarder who was there in the early days and wants to get back. On the podcast we talk about growing up a little Jewish kid in Queens, what comes with that, guitar, Anthrax, Metallica, lead singer syndrome, a little snowboarding and a lot of metal. It’s an entertaining hour w…
 
In this weeks episode we talk about Pauls Moto-GP career, Dereks thoughts on fleeing Massachusetts, and Zeps 5 milling machines. What we are watchng: Jay Lenos Garage - https://www.youtube.com/user/JayLenosGarage Brody Junge - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCizu1S6FDWEL_1NKjANgCcQ My Mechanics - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKiHgBhW8UQ&t=342s …
 
Steve Nilsen, better known as Stix to everyone but his family, is a legend in the world of cans. While his career started with Airwalk in the days when it competed with Nike and Reebok, Steve then went on to have incredible jobs at Red Bull and PBR. Now, he’s now championing Liquid Death and on the podcast we talk the rad road he traveled to get hi…
 
So, um, hey! We're back after perhaps the lengthiest break we've ever had—hooray for protracted moves between apartments and enduring mental trauma! After a brief look back at the last few months (and of course the obligatory hour of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure talk), we chill out a little bit to get back into the swing of things. Holy moly, a lot of …
 
Marty Carrigan is a name you may not know but he’s a guy who has so much history in the ski and snowboard world. While he’s a sales rep extraordinaire these days, he cut his teeth with some of the most important brands in snow. He started in the 80’s with Hart Skis when they were running the freestyle scene and then moved on to snowboarding and wor…
 
Paul bought a motorcycle, Dereks creating a dust vortex and Zep bought a broken Bridgeport.... What we are watching: Maxwell Hazan Hand Built Motorcycles: https://www.instagram.com/maxwellhazan/ Pask Makes Machinist Chair: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QH7Vgp5OCs&t=1s Anthony Panza Ramp Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGYjeYVZIf8 Learn mo…
 
Greg Nelson has done everything you can do in the world of wakeboarding. He was an early pro who started the first rider owned company, he’s worked retail, and nowadays he calls the shots over at Hyperlite. Greg is a legendary dude in the world of wake and his life and times are full writing the history of the sport. Another must listen episode….. …
 
Daron Rahlves is the greatest American Downhiller of all time. He’s an Olympian that owns X-Games gold and is the only the second American to ever win the most important race in the world, the Hahnenkamm Downhill at Kitzbühel. Daron has done so much in his life and in part 2 of Daron’s podcast we talk about Bode Miller, the Olympics, X-Games and mo…
 
Ryan Blake chats fast bowling & effective coaching processes with Stuart Barnes. Links mentioned in this episode: John Bracewell | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Bracewell Graham Ford | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graham_Ford Kevin Shine | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Shine Limitless - Jim Quick | https://www.limitlessbook.com NLP Mast…
 
Daron Rahlves is the greatest American Downhiller of all time. He’s an Olympian that owns X-Games gold and is the only American to ever win the most important race in the world, the Hahnenkamm Downhill at Kitzbühel. Daron has done so much in his life and in part 1 of Daron’s podcast we talk about growing up with opportunity, how his dad was hard on…
 
Tyler McCaul is the classic story of little brother chasing big brother (Cam) and eventually breaking out of his shadow and creating a life of his own, without comparison to his bro. On the podcast we talk about turning his home pool into a water ramp, racing downhill, Chili’s, Rampage, Cam and a whole lot more. It’s Tyler’s first podcast and an en…
 
Bob Soven has been in the wakeboarding game since the sport was invented pretty much. His older brother Phil, aka Froggy, was one of the most dominant riders of the time and Bob, who was known as Robert or Tadpole, was the little brother that didn’t want to be anything like his older brother. Bob was always the more likable Soven and over his caree…
 
Lance Hakker is a self-described “darkman” which makes him the perfect guest for a business episode. Lance makes things happen behind the scenes in the world of boardsports and you know what he has done, but you never hear his name. His resume speaks for itself though…from K2 to founding Ashbury and Videograss and then on to The Berrics and now Ele…
 
Paul Basagoitia’s life has been a rollercoaster of insanity. He powered through a dysfunctional childhood by racing his bike. When his race career came to an abrupt halt do to lack of support at home, his bike became an escape. Then he met Cam Zink, eventually got on a mountain bike, had overnight success, became a pro, and had a life altering inju…
 
In this weeks episode we talk about Pauls steel building, Dereks 4x8 sheets of plywood, and Zeps van of death. Farmcraft 101 https://www.youtube.com/c/FarmCraft101 FrankenCoooler https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqAzA1dM2kw4YD2m2N6FJFQ Pasta Queen https://www.tiktok.com/@the_pastaqueen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Austen Sweetin is one of the best snowboarders to come out of the Northwest in a long time. He’s one of those guys that has a ton of energy and is always doing something rad with talented people. What he doesn’t do is too many interviews or podcasts, actually, this is his first. We dive deep into his life and times and his kindhearted, humble perso…
 
Dana Dane is legendary storytelling rapper from Brooklyn who helped influence me in my formative years. A chance zoom call with Dane connected us and once that happened, I made it my goal to get him on the podcast. In the month leading up to recording, so much was happening with race in this country and the podcast talks about Dana’s life and times…
 
Kathryn Smith is the Global Brand Director at Skullcandy. Her resume is one that most people would be jealous of, but like everyone with a great title, a lot of hard work was put in to get Kathryn to her position today. On the podcast we talk about growing up in North Carolina, ski bumming, getting gigs, losing them, and a whole lot more. It’s the …
 
Brad Holmes is one of the last great personalities in the sport of skiing. Attitude, ego, style sense of humor—These are some of the things that made Brad stand out. But his real talent was skiing and on the podcast we talk about “Daddy Rad” and his unique childhood, dominating the world of moguls, becoming the youngest person ever to make the US S…
 
In this weeks episode we talk about some new tools we picked up this past week, Pauls newest adventure, and Dereks silver sign. We also discuss vans, barns, and flower pots. Amish Barn Moving - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZL7TqSeDus&t=78s Ca-Lem - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPDzaG_uYHxBIFRA3LscU_Q Koss - https://www.youtube.com/channel/U…
 
Chris Grenier is part of a legendary East Coast snowboard crew that includes Scott Stevens, Austen Granger and Chris Beresford. He pretty much raised himself at Mt Snow Academy, where he met the crew as a young stoner who had a unique style. Fast forward 20 years and he’s been a pro snowboarder that’s ended video parts, had signature models and X G…
 
Ryan Blake chats lockdown training challenges & coaching Jamaica rugby sevens with Stu Aimer. Links mentioned in this episode: Tribe performance website | https://www.tribeperformance.co.uk Tribe performance instagram | https://www.instagram.com/tribe_perform/ Jamaica rugby sevens | https://www.facebook.com/jamrugbyfootballunion/ Tim Gabbett | http…
 
This week I chat with Brian Park form Pinkbike. Pinkbike sets the benchmark for what action sports websites should be. They are a hub that creates amazing content and serves as a sounding board for mountain biking. On the podcast we talk about the site, the numbers, Brian’s life and times and a look at the Grim Donut. It’s a different type of episo…
 
James Woods is an X Games gold medalist that hails from England. Let that sit in for a second. Growing up in Sheffield, , Woodsy, as he’s known, learned how to shred on carpets that resembled tooth brushes more than they did snow…That never slowed him down as he’s proved himself on every level of the sport and has had an impressive career. This is …
 
I have not had too many guests on the show as laid back and chill as Dave Bachinsky...Which is crazy as Dave is known for doing some insane things skateboard-wise but the rest of his life is all about creating and giving back. But it was not always that way. On the podcast we talk about his career, inspiration, his side hustle, and a whole lot more…
 
You Can (Not) Redo. We recorded an episode a couple of weeks ago but the files got all funky so we had to ditch it, meaning that it's been two months since we recorded a podcast. But who knows what time even is anymore, right? In that spirit we spend a while talking about the state of things in this wild new world, then take an hour and a half to d…
 
Marcus Caston’s ski career started in the race world. His goal was the Olympics but he didn’t get close. When he didn't make the college team, he was over it... But skiing is all he knows. He got back into it through photography, which he parlayed into his first Warren Miller trip and his career takes off. Now, he’s on the other side of the lens an…
 
Dan Egan is a legendary skier who doesn’t get the credit or press he deserves. Dan filmed countless movies with his brother as part of the “Egan Brothers” who stole the show at Warren Miller Moves of the late 80s and early 90’s. Before other “film” skiers were getting paid, Dan acted as athlete, agent and distributor, cashing in on all ends and rea…
 
Josh Dirksen has arguably the best turn in snowboarding and while that turn will define his legacy, he’s done so much more in the sport. Josh doesn’t do that many interviews and has never done a podcast before, until now. On the show, we talk about having 3 passports, coming up in Oregon, the Morrow glory days, Salomon, the Dirksen Derby, and more.…
 
Ryan Blake chats motorsport & racing driver performance with Alex Stott. Links mentioned in this episode: Alex Stott Website | https://www.alex-stott.com BN Athlete Gym Website | https://bnathlete.co.uk True coach | https://truecoach.co Porsche Human Performance Centre | https://www.porsche.com/silverstone/en/human-performance-center/hpc-courses/ C…
 
Alana Nichols’ title, President of the Women’s Sports Foundation, is pretty impressive but the road she took to get to that big desk will blow your mind. From losing her dad, to growing up with her grandparents, to breaking her back, to a dark place, to gold medal position at the Paralympics, nothing has ever been easy for Alana…And that has never …
 
KC Deane is the professional athlete version of a jack of all trades. He raced pro moto for a bit then graduated to pro skiing and later, pro mountain biking. With skiing and biking, KC made it and has been performing at the high level for a long time…. Now, KC is taking that work ethic and talent to Hollywood. On the podcast we talk about the ups …
 
Pat Moore has been a pro snowboarder for over a decade and while he’s done so much in his career, he’s more humble than most who are on the show. It’ s like Pat doesn’t feel like he deserves everything that has come his ways….and nothing could be further from the truth. On the podcast we talk about coming up in the pipe, getting on Forum, the end o…
 
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