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The Podcasts You Need To Listen To If You Love Skiing

"Podcast" is an acronym, a combination of "iPod" and "broadcast".

A podcast is an episodic series of spoken word digital audio files that a user can download to a personal device for easy listening. Podcasting has been considered a converged medium, bringing together audio, the web, and portable media players, as well as a disruptive technology that sets this medium apart from the traditional 20th-Century model of "gate-kept" media and their production tools.

As of April 2021, there are over 2,000,000 active podcasts and more than 48 million podcast episodes (Podcast Insights, 2021).

This is the first year we recommend podcasts in Ski Paradise. We tried to find podcasts that increase our knowledge about skiing, set us in a good mood, and allow us to dream about our passion.

Here’s our selection of the very best podcasts if you love skiing:

The podcast channel of SAM (Ski Area Management) Magazine. SAM is the professional trade publication for the mountain resort market.

Former World Cup and Olympic Racer, Ed Drake shares the ins and outs of World Cup Ski Racing, with expert guests to discuss current issues and the breaking stories throughout the season.

Martin Wilson's ​podcast, the next turn, examines skiing, ski racing, and sport. Guests include athletes, coaches, and forward-thinking figures throughout the world of snow sports. The goal is to take deep dive and conduct open, honest conversations in the pursuit of "better"-- better coaches, better athletes, better parents, better supporters, better advocates, and better fans.

Hosted by ski industry veteran Mike Powell, The Powell Movement is a weekly action sports industry podcast that interviews athletes from the world of ski, snowboard, bike, skate, and base along with industry insiders and musicians.

Hosted by professional skier Amie Engerbretson, Warren Miller Entertainment’s “Long Underwear” aims to strip off the layers, chip away at stereotypes and sponsorship stories, and get to know what makes professional skiers, snowboarders, and industry personalities tick. From the highs and lows to the pet peeves, to the daily lives and hilarious stories.

With more than 32,000 members, PSIA-AASI (Professional Ski Instructors of America and American Association of Snowboard Instructors), is the world’s largest organization dedicated to skiing and snowboarding. PSIA-AASI members are passionate about skiing, snowboarding, and teaching others. They are experts in ski and snowboard instruction and provide positive experiences to help grow and promote winter sports and turn their customers into lifelong winter sports enthusiasts.

Interviews with interesting and innovative Ski Instructors and Ski School Directors.

A podcast about skiing, snowboarding, apres ski, and dreams of a high falutin ski bum lifestyle.

The Ski Podcast is a UK-based podcast that looks at all aspects of the world of skiing and snowboarding. It is hosted by Iain Martin, who is joined by guests from the world of snow to chat about wintery stuff and probe around in the avalanche of ski news.

The Low Pressure Podcast is the best place to find real conversations with real people who love and dedicate their lives to skiing.

On Totally Deep Backcountry Skiing Podcast, Doug Stenclik and Randy Young bring you the lowdown on the world of uphill and backcountry skiing and boarding.

And last but not least, one of our favorites. American Downhillers video podcast, presented by Ski Racing Media, with Olympians Doug Lewis, AJ Kitt, Daron Rahlves, and Marco Sullivan sharing their thoughts on each World Cup Downhill stop. They share stories, dissect each course and how to win on it, and give their preview of who will ski their way to victory in each race.


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