X Games Real Ski 2020 Gold Medalist, Jake Mageau

04.20.2020 - By BLISTER Podcast

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The X Games Real Ski competition is an invitation-only event, where some of the top skiers in the world go out and put together a 90-second street edit. The creativity and talent on display in real ski is always bonkers, and we’ve talked with past X Games winners and fan favorites, like Magnus Graner (Blister Podcast #36) and LJ Strenio (Blister Podcast #94). And today, we’re talking with Jake Mageau, who in 2019 was voted the Real Ski fan favorite, and then this year, Jake took home the Real Ski 2020 gold medal. Jake walks us through what really goes into filming a 90-second submission to Real Ski; scouting and settling on locations; the insane “Mind Flip” he puts down in this edit, and more. TOPICS & TIMES:Jake’s approach to Real Ski 2019 vs 2020 (10:07)Finding locations (14:21)The Roof (17:58)The Dam (20:27)What’s your headspace like before filming a shot (28:17)Do you have a favorite moment from the edit? (33:46)The Mind Flip (36:05)Thoughts on “Style” (44:25)Fishing (46:52)
Jake’s Real Ski 2020 Edit Jake’s Real Ski 2019 Edit See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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