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April 12, 2022 101 min

Jonny Moseley - Olympic Gold Medalist, Skiing Pioneer, Voice of Warren Miller, TV Personality

Episode #39

Brought to you by Valle Nevado, Chile & Ikon Pass

My guest today is Jonny Moseley:

  • Jonny Grew up skiing at Squaw Valley/Palisades Tahoe, CA
  • He made the US Ski Team at 18 years old in 1993
  • Jonny Won the Olympic gold medal in moguls in 1998 with the 360º mute grab that hugely changed skiing
  • He won a silver medal at the 1999 X Games in big air, making him the first skier to win medals at both an Olympics and X Games
  • Jonny won 2000 U.S. Freeskiing Open slopestyle
  • At his second Olympics in Salt Lake in 2002, he earned a fourth-place finish in the moguls competition and gained notoriety for performing his signature move, the Dinner Roll, a 720-degree off-axis spin that did not have a high point value at the time but was influential in pioneering the sport
  • Jonny Won 15 World Cup events during his career and 4 overall titles
  • He's in the US Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame
  • Rolling Stone added Jonny to their Sports Hall of Fame
  • In 2007 he was inducted into the US National Ski Hall of Fame
  • Jonny Took over the voiceovers in the legendary Warren Miller movies
  • Jonny is also a major television personality who has hosted MTV's Real World and Road Rules, he's announced at least 3 Olympics with NBC, he's announced many World Cup events with NBC, he's hosted Saturday Night Live, he's hosted American Ninja Warrior, and much more 
  • This episode of the SnowBrains Podcast is brought to you by Valle Nevado, Chile:

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