Sponsored, Episode 26: Drew Tabke

Mar 15, 2017, 08:00 AM

On this episode of the "Sponsored" podcast, host Mike Powell interviews perennial Freeride World Tour contender and former champion Drew Tabke. Tabke is one of the most outspoken athletes on the tour, and the two discuss how to grow the exposure of what is skiing's most exciting competition and why Tabke returns year after year.

"I really do believe in what we're doing," says Tabke. "Sometimes it's epic and sometimes it's not, but it's almost always worthwhile."

1:00: How has your season been so far? 2:30: The early years in Hawaii 4:20: Moving back to Park City 5:30: Skiing in High School 10:00: College and competing 11:15: Life on the Freeride World Tour 18:00: What needs to change on the FWT? 21:15: How has his approach to safety changed in the past decade? 24:00: What has kept him on the FWT instead of filming? 26:30: FWT reality show is the future