Air Time Podcast
A snowboard podcast, hosted by Jody Wachniak. Enjoy !
info_outline Ashley Barker 07/20/2021
Ashley Barker Ashley has been a professional photographer for almost 2 decades. She started out shooting skateboarding, then worked her ass off and became a top snowboard photographer, landing herself positions at both Transworld Mag. and Snowboarder Mag. She now shoots what ever she wants. From Models, to add campaigns with Nike, to surfing, to Motocross, she does it all! Tune in and enjoy!
info_outline Leanne Pelosi 06/29/2021
Leanne Pelosi Leanne Pelosi grew up in Calgary, Canada and has been a professional snowboarder for almost 2 decades and is known for being one of the most well-rounded professional snowboarders in the field. She has won Snowboarder & Transworld Magazine's esteemed Female Rider Of the Year Award. From producing commercials, to opening her dream retreat, to navigating the ups and downs of professional snowboarding she's truly done it all. Enjoy the show!
info_outline Chris Grenier 06/15/2021
Chris Grenier Professional snowboarder and host of the Bomb Hole Podcast joins me on the show to chat about childhood, the snowboard world today, achieving greatness, relationships, X-game gold, overcoming addiction, taking accountability for your actions and much more. A very inspiring episode with one of snowboardings greats. Enjoy!
info_outline Pat Bridges 06/08/2021
Pat Bridges Pat Bridges has been the creative director/ photo editor at the largest snowboard magazine; Snowboarder Magazine for 20+ years. Truly someone who has help shape the culture we all know and love today. He now started his own magazine called Slush The Magazine. Pat is highly respected in the community for his sheer passion and dedication to the “sport”. Enjoy!
info_outline Kevin Griffin 06/01/2021
Kevin Griffin Kevin had to be one of the most stylish boarders to come out of Canada in the early to mid 2000s winning contests, landing covers, filming parts until one day he just disappeared, moved to an island in Indonesia and never looked back. We cover growing up in the prairies, the importance of good shops and reps, breaking onto the scene, Superpark, filming for sandbox/ 8milelife / dope industries , the importance of learning the basics, why he left, mental health and much more. Enjoy!
info_outline Gigi Ruf 05/18/2021
Gigi Ruf Christian 'Gigi' Rüf the Austrian professional snowboarder known and respected as one of the best freestyle backcountry riders of all time joins me on the show. Famous for his segments in Absinthe films, 9191, Kingpin productions, The Pirates and many others. Rider of the year, Ultra Natural winner in 2014, covers, pro model gear, product designer, rad dad, Gigi has done it all over his long career. Tune in and enjoy!
info_outline Simon Chamberlain 05/04/2021
Simon Chamberlain Simon has done it all over his long career. He exploded on the scene in the mid 2000's after winning the iconic contest the Nixon jib fest and filming his legendary part in Promo Copy. He was a kid with a dream one year and a rockstar the next. Oh yeah, he also started the massively successful clothing company NOMIS with his brothers, what happened to it? What happened to Simon? We cover it all, enjoy !
info_outline Benny Urban 04/28/2021
Benny Urban The street boarder from Germany has been crushing it for years, with his style and grace both on and off the board it would be hard to find something not enjoyable about his riding. He's accomplished a lot over his career and we cover it all. I have a good feeling the best is yet to come for this insanely talented individual. Enjoy !
info_outline Rusty Ockenden 04/21/2021
Rusty Ockenden Rusty is one of the hardest working, self-made pros I know. His story is one of dedication, rather than right place right time AKA lucky. Rusty is a vet in the backcountry and has earned his stripes over the course of his long successful career. Rusty has recently switch rolls and picked up a camera to document snowboarding and surfing, a new found passion of his. He also started the snowboard production company; "The Manboys"! Enjoy the show!
info_outline Annie Boulanger 04/07/2021
Annie Boulanger Annie has been at the forefront of women’s backcountry for almost 2 decades! We chat about her childhood, mentors, winning the US open, the olympics, therapy, landing on rocks, hacking bitcoin, real estate, signing with Nike and of course surfing! Tune in and enjoy.
info_outline Parker Szumowski 03/30/2021
Parker Szumowski Parker snowboards in a way that brings me a lot of joy. Simply put he looks amazing on a board. With a heavy surf and skate influence Parker has filmed some of the most tasteful clips in snowboarding as of late. Catch him opening Vans newest project Evergreen and on the cover of Snowboarder Mag. We cover a lot of ground in this episode, enjoy!
info_outline Jake Blauvelt 03/10/2021
Jake Blauvelt Simply said, Jake Blauvelt is one of the best snowboarder to ever do it. His style and flow is something truly special. He's been in the spot light for years and continues to inspire year after year. We cover; his iconic US open gold mental in 2004, the heyday with Forum, signing with Adidas, making his own movies; Atmosphere and Naturally, snow safety, how to stay healthy; mentally and physically, becoming a father and much more. Enjoy!
info_outline Aaron Biittner 02/23/2021
Aaron Biittner One of snowboardings iconic style figures from Salt Lake, Utah. From the streets to the backcountry, his unmistakable style has been captured through countless filmmakers and has inspired so many. We cover the early days of Technine, riding for DC, going from pro boarder to new beginnings, enjoy !
info_outline Jason Robinson 02/10/2021
Jason Robinson A few words come to mind when the name Jason Robinson comes up; powerful and well-rounded. From boardercross, to rails, to Alaska Jason can ride it all but his ability to charge down big lines is a gift from the gods. Google the name and watch. You do not want to miss this episode. Thanks for coming on the show. Enjoy!
info_outline Louif Paradis 01/26/2021
Louif Paradis One of the most inspiring snowboarders, ever. Louif has help push snowboarding in the right direction for years. Filming some of the most progressive videos parts to date. Godly talented, tasteful, hardworking and humble are some words that come to mind. One of the greats. Thanks for coming on the show boss, enjoy !
info_outline Alyona Elena Alekhina 12/23/2020
Alyona Elena Alekhina The Russian Slopestyle and Halfpipe prodigy, you may or may not of heard the name as her career ended after a very tragic accident in California in 2013 leaving her paralyzed from the waist down. Before the injury she was absolutely crushing the contest scene and headed to the 2014 Olympics. Saying this episode is inspiring is and understatement, she has accomplished more in the past seven years than most do in a lifetime. Enjoy!
info_outline John Buffery 12/01/2020
John Buffery If you love the mountains this is a must listen! The legendary snow saftey wizard BUFF joins me on the show. This man has dedicated his life to the mountains, he has been teaching and helping others make smarter more calculated decisions aka understanding risk management when travelling in the mountains for decades. Buff has guided the best of the best from Craig Kelly (RIP) to Travis Rice to Mark Mcmorris to Will Smith.
info_outline Keegan Valaika 11/17/2020
Keegan Valaika Keegan is truly someone who has helped push snowboarding in what I would say is the right direction. Over the past 10 years he has filmed some of the most influential, stylish and iconic parts, ever. We dive into much more than snowboarding in this episode; from art, to painting, to starting a band, to mental health, we cover it all! Tune in and enjoy.
info_outline Jesse Augustinus 11/03/2020
Jesse Augustinus The indoor snowboarding wizard from the Netherlands talks about his love/ motivation to snowboard everyday at an indoor snowboard dome as his closest resort is 7 hours away. His attention to detail/ trick selection are on another level. Practise makes perfect. We cover a lot in this one, tune in !
info_outline Chris Dufficy 10/27/2020
Chris Dufficy Legendary professional snowboarder Chris Dufficy from Kamloops, BC joins me on the show. We cover it all; fatherhood, being apart of the Forum 8, the hey-day of snowboarding, the Wildcats, Camp Of Champions, prioritizing family and friends before all, overcoming and living with traumatic brain injuries, the power of positivity and lots more. Tune in and enjoy.
info_outline Darrah Reid-McLean 10/13/2020
Darrah Reid-McLean Darrah rules. She’s from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and was born BOARDING. She’s had her fair share of serious injuries throughout her career, most would have given up the dream of professional snowboarding but not Darrah, girl loves it too damn much. Her family may think she’s crazy but if there’s one thing she knows it’s that she can’t live without snowboarding, she's tried, it doesn't work. Plug in and enjoy!
info_outline Anthony Mark Vitale 09/22/2020
Anthony Mark Vitale Anthony’s been posted up behind many different camera lenses over the past 30+ years and has captured some of the most iconic snowboard parts/ careers. If you’ve ever watched a snowboard movie in your life, chances are Anthony was behind the lense or made the film. From Mack Dawgs iconic movie TrueLife to Travis Rice's BrainFarm. Enjoy this legends story.
info_outline Laurent-Nicolas Paquin AKA LNP 07/14/2020
Laurent-Nicolas Paquin AKA LNP LNP a true original. Growing up in Quebec and devoting his career to filming some of the most entertaining video parts. This episode we dive into it all, from tuning pro to the after life of professional snowboarding. A tell all story from one of the greats.
info_outline Marie France Roy 06/17/2020
Marie France Roy One of the best females to ever strap in. Marie and I talk about growing up in Quebec, paying her dues as a female, sleeping in her car at the US open, filming video parts, over coming injuries, the environment, gardening, winning rider of the year... twice and much more. Enjoy the show!