Julian Carr's Outdoor Sports Saga
Julian Carr is a decorated pro skier, businessman, and is known for hitting some of the biggest cliffs of all time on his skis. He’s also the founder of the Cirque Series which is the premiere mountain running series, of which Backcountry is a proud sponsor.
Our podcast host Nils digs into Julian’s professional skiing career, touching on injuries, sponsorships, and graduating from 40ft to 220ft cliffs. The pair also talk through the conception of the Cirque Series and why these races mean so much to the greater mountain sports community.
Chapters With Times:
0:00 – Intro
1:06 – Colorado vs. SLC Homebase
4:38 – Utah Upbringing
7:25 – Catching The Pro Skiing Bug
11:15 – Discipline & Professionalism
13:34 – Balancing Skiing & Business
17:40 – The Snowsports Athlete Timeline
20:46 – Discrete Clothing
23:28 – Cliff Jumping
31:24 – Femur Injury
36:40 – Big Cliff Progression
47:00 – Being Present
50:16 – Cirque Series Inspiration
1:03:20 – Race Breakdown
1:15:49 – DOJAMAT
1:18:08 – Outro
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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