Podcasts Welcome Pure Mountain Fun, Talk Recovery Nutrition

Every week, the PSIA-AASI First Chair Podcast brings snowsports instructors lively, informative interviews from around the ski and snowboard industry.

In these two new podcasts, hear how new PSIA-AASI Official Supplier Pure Mountain Fun helps get kids equipped to hit the slopes, and how you can incorporate proper nutrition into your winter — and year-round — active recovery plan.

(The links in each of these stories take you to the SoundCloud Podcast Community pages. You can also now listen to the entire First Chair Podcast library on Spotify).

Meet PSIA-AASI Official Supplier Pure Mountain Fun

Listen as First Chair Podcast host George Thomas catches up with Julie Gacnik, Brand Creator of Pure Mountain Fun, PSIA-AASI’s newest Official Supplier. Started by two 10-year-olds after a day of flubbing with ski equipment, Pure Mountain Fun offers an easy way to transport your skis or snowboards for kids of any size. This backpack-esque product works great for transporting skis and boards through the parking lot, to the lifts, or to high alpine hike-to terrain. Shop Pure Mountain Fun by logging in to the Pro Offers page.

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Keeping Up with Good Nutrition During Recovery

In this podcast, Makayla Meixner discusses the importance of being nutrient-conscious during recovery from athletic activity. Makayla, a health nutritionist and AASI-certified Level I snowboard instructor, details how keeping up with your calorie intake and eating three meals a day — along with a timely snack — can help your body recover quicker. Makayla has been a guest on the First Chair Podcast before. She holds a master’s degree in nutrition and is a registered sports dietitian who works primarily with winter sports athletes.

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