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
This episode features four video clips covering competitive ski racing and the production of Stereo Skis. Dan starts this episode with the introduction of Jon J Franklin of the World Pro Ski Tour and Jens-Martin Johnsrud, the founder of the Norwegian ski company Stereo Skis. Later World Pro Ski Tour racer Robert Cone (from Middlebury College and Killington, VT) is brought into the discussion. Phil Pugliese provides comments on Robert's recent victories on the World Pro Ski Tour races at Howelsen Hill in Steamboat Springs, CO.

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.