In this episode, host and extreme skiing pioneer Dan Egan is joined by
- Jon J Franklin, CEO, World Pro Ski Tour
- Robert Cone, winner, 2020 Overall Title World Pro Ski Tour
- Jens-Martin Johnsrud, CEO and founder, Stereo Skis
- Phil Pugliese, cofounder/owner, SkiTalk.com
Jens-Martin Johnsrud is a lifelong snow skier and also a world-class water ski competitor. He describes the nexus of these two disciplines in the evolution of Stereo Skis and shares two videos highlighting his made-in-Norway production process. His company makes 13 models including on-piste, all-mountain, freeride, and touring skis. Phil tested Stereo skis and has been blown away by their high quality and innovative scaled sizing. Jon J Franklin and Robert Cone talk about the World Pro Ski Tour including challenging efforts to hold events during a pandemic and Robert's keys to winning. Two videos featuring pro ski racers Ted Ligety and Garret Driller are shared.
Phil announces the winner of the latest SkiTalk.com giveaway contest for a combo package from Kulkea including the Trekker boot bag and Kantaja ski bag. This episode concludes with Dan leading a roundtable discussion. Waterskiing and Norway are some common themes among the guests. The World Pro Ski Tour hopes to hold more races this season pending local county approvals.