Sponsored, Episode 12: Hadley Hammer
On this episode of the "Sponsored" podcast, host Mike Powell interviews top big-mountain skier Hadley Hammer. A Jackson Hole local, Hammer stands out for her intelligence and ability to drop massive cliffs effortlessly. A Jackson Hole local, Hammer stands out for her intelligence and ability to drop massive cliffs effortlessly. The two discuss her background, how she made it as a skier, and the difference in being a female professional skier.
"I think it's way easier to be a female in action sports," says Hammer. "When you really think about it, they're aren't that many girls out there. There are maybe 10 that can really crush. My bigger concern is, where are all the girls coming up?"
Hadley Hammer Show Notes 1:00: Running Marathons 2:25: Growing up in Jackson Hole 7:30 New Hampshire 11:00: Working as an 8 year old 12:00 Washington DC 14:00: Back to the mountains 16:00: Taking Skiing more seriously and breaking her back, then what happens? 17:30: Competing 26:44: Transitioning to filming 29:50: Going to Windell’s with Angel 32:04: Line and The Traveling Circus 33:06 Gender and Skiing 38:00: What’s on tap for Hadley