Ski Moms Fun Podcast

Ski Moms Fun Podcast

Each week Sarah and Nicole will host a ski mom guest to tap into her knowledge and share stories from the lifts. Guests will range from industry insiders to those go-to moms who always seem to have it all together. We'll be sharing laughs and lessons from the hill. You'll feel included, invited and celebrated every time you join us. We hope to help you and your family get to the slopes happy and coming back for more!

Episodes

May 19, 2022 27 min

This week we’re sharing a special interview Nicole did with Heidi Dusek of the Ordinary Sherpa Podcast.

Ordinary Sherpa inspires families to turn their adventure dreams to experiences. The podcast episodes help families define adventure, be inspired from other families on this journey, and be supported by a tribe of Sherpas helping you to reach your summit.  In this episode, Nicole shares her journey as a ski mom. We mention two pop...

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah recap the first season of the Ski Moms Fun Podcast. They recap the successes of the season and prep for the offseason. 

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Season 1 Episodes 

Avant Ski Guide to Multi-Resort Ski Passes 2022-2023

Bern Ski Helmets

Share Winter Foundation

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah host Wendy and Danica Carey.  Wendy is the CFO and Danica is the Director of Marketing at Seirus Innovation.  Seirus Innovation makes cutting edge gear to keep you warm using the latest fabrics, the most advanced technologies, and a unique R&D process.  They were the first to bring rechargeable heated gloves to market, and have 19 patents aimed at making your outdoor experience warm and comforta...

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah host ski mom Melanie Drouin, an administrator and ski club advisor at an all girls school in Akron, Ohio. Melanie talks to us about giving back to her local community by getting girls on snow for the first time.

Melanie tell us about some of the barriers the girls face - primarily financial barriers like program costs and the expense of quality ski clothes.  We were surprised to learn that after Mela...

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah host ski mom Sabina Gault. Sabina is the mother of two skier/riders and the President & CEO of Konnect Agency.


Sabina shares her path from learning to ski as a child in Romania to navigating ski trips from LA to Jackson Hole, Big Sky or Whistler. Sabina plans her trips last minute so she knows there will be good snow conditions when they arrive. 


We were impressed to learn that even though Sabina ...

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah host ski mom Kristen Lummis. Kristen is the mother of two skiers and the founder of braveskimoms.com, an incredible resource for ski moms with over 1,000 articles on everything from why skiing is good for moms and families to how cold is too cold to ski.

Kristen shares her path to become one of the first female ski industry influencers. Kristen started writing parent/child focused resort reviews and ...

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah host ski mom Amy Tara Koch.

Amy is an author and journalist who has the unique pleasure of traveling the world for her job. Amy contributes to The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Travel + Leisure, Vogue, T Magazine, The Daily Beast, Food & Wine, Conde Nast Traveler

Amy shares some of her favorite ski destinations for bucket list luxury travel.  We talk about Amy’s pic...

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah host ski mom Scherrie, a special education teacher in Putnam County, NY and mother of 3 skiers (boys ages 7, 10, 12). Scherrie learned to ski in her 30’s because she wanted to show her boys it’s ok to fall down and try new things at any age. 

Scherrie talks about why she thinks there is a lack of diversity on the slopes and some ideas she has to improve representation across the board. 

We talk about ...

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah host ski mom Susie English, Director of Marketing at Deer Valley Ski Resort in Park City, Utah.

Susie is a Park City native who knows the ski industry inside and out, having started her career at Rossingnol, then SkiUtah and now at Deer Valley Ski Resort. As the Director of Marketing at Deer Valley, there is no typical day. Her days vary from helping to run a Freestyle World Cup event to responding t...

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On the 20th anniversary of 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games, Nicole and Sarah visit the Salt Lake City area -  including the Utah Olympic Park and Woodward Park City. It’s clear that the 2002 Olympics have left a lasting legacy throughout the area. 

We visited is the Utah Olympic Park (called the “UOP” by the locals).  The UOP  was built for the 2002 Winter Olympics and is just 25 miles east of Salt Lake City.  The 400 acre ...

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On the eve of the 2022 Winter Olympics, Nicole and Sarah host ski mom Lisa Weibrecht, the mother of 5 skiers (including two time Olympic alpine medalist Andrew Weibrecht) and co-proprietor of the Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa in Lake Placid, New York.

Lisa tells us about the vibrant history of Lake Placid which hosted the Winter Olympic Games in 1932 and 1980.

Lisa would bring her children to nearby Whiteface Mountain to ski almos...

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah host ski mom Michelle Leibowitz to discuss women’s ski clinics and camps and why we should all treat ourselves to a session this winter.

Michelle grew up skiing at a small mountain in Massachusetts (Bosquet Mountain) and was a ski racer from age 10 through college. 

Michelle tells us about the Women’s Discovery Camp at Sugarbush which includes women of all ages and abilities.  There is a fantastic atm...

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah are joined by ski mom Nelly Thomas, the founder of Raising Little Rippers (www.raisinglittlerippers.com) an online community for ski/ride parents.  Nelly talked to us from her family RV in Whitefish, Montana. 

Nelly tells us about what led her to start Raising Little Rippers and shares some of her top tips and advice for teaching your kids to ski (and ride the lift!).  It’s clear that Nelly is a weal...

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah host ski mom Lindsay DesLauriers, the President of Bolton Valley Resort in northern Vermont.

Lindsay tells us the history of Bolton Valley Resort, founded by her father in the 1960’s and all about what makes it such a special place to many loyal visitors. 

Bolton Valley Resort is less than 30 minutes from Burlington and is one of the few resorts in Vermont to offer night skiing making it accessible fo...

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah host Mon Balon, the CEO of Plus Snow International.  Plus Snow is a much needed online store that sells quality plus size snow apparel. Mon tell us how she saw a huge gap in the ski apparel market that led to making Plus Snow a reality.

Mon explains some of the challenges and opportunities for getting plus size ski gear produced by well known brands. 

Mon talks to about why she’s so excited by the wor...

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah host Constance Beverley, the CEO of Share Winter Foundation.  Share Winter is a grantmaking organization working to improve the lives, health, and fitness of youth through winter sports. 

Constance explains the Share Winter Foundation business model - and how the organization works closely with carefully selected grantees to build efficient, effective, sustainable winter sports programs and pipelines...

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah host ski mom Christine Koh. 

Christine is a music and brain scientist turned multimedia creative. Christine spent a decade in academia before changing career paths in favor of more flexible and independent ventures. Christine wears many hats including writer, creative director, podcaster, designer and of course ski mom!

Christine grew up in an immigrant family with almost no recreational activities (o...

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah host ski mom Heather Burke, Travel Editor at FamilySkiTrips.com. She shares how to get the right gear to make the most of your time on snow.

Heather Burke learned to ski at 3, her mom says she was more natural skiing than walking! Heather grew up in the ski biz, her parents ran a ski lodge at Smugglers Notch in Vermont.

Heather and her husband Greg have raised two skiers, and have skied over 225 ski r...

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In this episode Nicole and Sarah host ski mom Karma Bryan-Ingle, a ski mom from Ontario Canada and General Manager of Mabels Labels.  Mabels Labels is the best-known brand of durable labels for families, including sport labels, household labels and seasonal items. 

When the time came for Karma’s son to decide between ice hockey or skiing, he chose skiing.  This decision led the family to a whole range of new adventures including ski...

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December 2, 2021 26 min

In this episode Nicole and Sarah join you over Thanksgiving weekend from the World Cup in Killington Vermont!  

The event has drawn an increasing number of spectators who converge at Killington to cheer on ski racers from around the world. The event brings millions of dollars in economic impact to the state of Vermont.

The Killington World Cup takes place over two days and includes women’s giant slalom and slalom races. Fans are alwa...

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