Podcast: An Entertaining Hour with Brett Tippie

Jun 16, 2019
by Mike Powell  
Awesome photo took in Utah. Photos by Ale di Lullo. Found on YT industries blog.

I (Mike Powell) caught up with Brett Tippie for a podcast. And being that the podcast format is made for a big personality guy like Brett, it's an entertaining hour. We talk about Brett's days of being a pro snowboarder on Burton’s pro team... He tells some amazing Craig Kelly and gravel pit stories. Then we jump into the birth of freeride, bikes, partying too hard, and coming back from dark times--to sponsors and emcee gigs. This is a funny history/life lesson that you do not want to miss.

Brett Tippie Show Notes:

1:30: Traveling family man, meeting at Rampage
5:00: Growing up moving, settling in Kamloops, and First Nation
11:00: Football, School, and snowboarding
17:00: Warren Miller and biking
21:00: Stanley: Get 30% off site wide with the code powell30
Evo: Seattle, Portland, Denver, Whistler, and the interwebs
22:30: The bikes in the 80’s, and Craig Kelly
34:00: Getting on the Burton Team, filming with Christian Begin, and Pulp Traction
45:00 Spy Optic: Get 20% off on their site Spyoptic.com using the code TPM20
10 Barrel Brewery: Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone
46:30: Kranked, money, travel, and change
50:00: Sending it, what is happening with snowboarding, and bike progression
63:00: Partying, problems, digging himself out though love
65:00: Tippie is back as an athlete and a personality
68:00: Inappropriate Questions

MENTIONS: @ThePowellMovement


  • + 10
 Probably the most entertaining and informative podcast I've ever heard. What a life! Great storytelling from the big man himself. The inapropriate questions at the end were awesome!
  • + 11
 he is a true ambassador of our sport, long live tippie!!!
  • + 8
 Thanks for sharing your inspiring story with a wider audience, buddy. Much appreciated.
  • + 9
 Great interview, what a multi talented dude.
  • + 7
 Baha probably the only time it's better to turn down a 3some. Great podcast, so funny! History right there folks, thanks Tippie!
  • + 8
 So Cool! Loved the Craig Kelly stories!
  • + 6
 What a rad dude! Podcasts with him, MacDuff, Vories or Zink are always a great listen.
  • + 7
 Happy Father's Day! We love you!
  • + 7
 That was awesome! Thank you for sharing!
  • + 5
 The Powell Movement is such a great podcast series in general .. worthy of a subscribe.
  • + 3
 Very enjoyable podcast! I learned a lot about Tippie.
  • + 1
 Tippie is rad and used to snowboard in a jean jacket with an 80's hockey mullet. Awesome podcast of an awesome person. You rock Tippie!! Bring back the mullet!!!
  • + 2
 Peaking on Acid at a NYE party while putting Craig Kelly in a choke hold!
  • + 2

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