The Shaun White Story
Seeing as we’re the exclusive retailer of Shaun White’s snowboarding brand, WHITESPACE, it’s no surprise that we’re big fans of the guy. We figured it was about time to invite him on the podcast to talk about snowboarding’s history and the story of WHITESPACE.
Nils probes Shaun about his relationship with skateboarding and his early start on a professional snowboarding career. Shaun touches on pivotal moments in his career, like inventing new tricks and leaving Burton Snowboards. Check out the chapter timestamps below to jump around the conversation.
0:00 – Intro
1:34 – Snowboarding vs. Skating
12:18 – Bike Life
14:43 – The White Album
26:40 – The Shaun White Era
37:36 – Overcoming Adversity
44:52 – Formative Influences
55:19 – Forming WHITESPACE
1:05:47 – The WHITESPACE Line
1:11:07 – Final Thoughts
The Backcountry Podcast (Backcountry.com) is a collection of conversations with influential members of the outdoor community, including our athletes and ambassadors. We dive deep into widespread topics from guests’ perspectives, ranging from film projects to personal pursuits and outdoor industry news. The Backcountry Podcast is hosted by Backcountry athlete, professional snowboarder, University of Utah Mechanical Engineering graduate, and all-around mountain guy, Nils Mindnich.
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