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Podcast:“Fear of a Flat Planet” w/ Laurie Blouin 

February 26, 2021

“I dunno if I can do this. I was shaking. I had so many emotions. It was my first X Games and one the biggest jumps I ever hit. I told myself fv@X it – it’s just a normal jump [moments before winning the Gold Medal in Big Air] ” - Laurie Blouin 

Interview with Laurie Blouin – Olympic Slopestyle Silver and x4 X Games Medalist - in this episode of "Fear of a Flat Planet" with Henry Jackson.

Your quick - topic - fix 

  1. Rephrasing fear to win X Games Gold 
  2. Why new grabs and fundamentals are key although easy to oversight
  3. The Wildlife in the Yukon is WILD
  4. The value of January Training Sessions in – typically – a jam packed contest season
  5. Taking to the trees: Splitboarding 
  6. Eye-opening experience at the World Cup level
  7. The power couple (surprise guest) and their arsenal of medals – walk through display
  8. How her mentality won her the Olympic Silver in Pyeongchang 

Stay tuned for more interviews with our freestyle NextGen and National Team in the “Fear of a Flat Planet” podcast series hosted by Henry Jackson and Liam Brearley.  

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