Löic Meillard
The Next Turn - skiing, ski racing and sport
by Martin Wilson
5d ago
This week The Next Turn is joined by Löic Meillard, the Swiss athlete who has spent nine years on the World Cup circuit and has stood on the podium in three separate disciplines. In this episode Meillard talks about his training regimen, discussing the balance between pushing his limits and knowing when to rest, his ability to pivot between disciplines, and the lessons he’s learned from years of competition. Additionally, he looks forward to the remainder of the season, sharing his objectives and tactical adjustments for second runs, giving insight into what the Swiss coaches might be doing th ..read more
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The Macuga Siblings
The Next Turn - skiing, ski racing and sport
by Martin Wilson
5d ago
This week The Next Turn is joined by the multi-talented Macuga family. The three Macuga sisters are all on the U.S. National Team: Sam is a ski jumper, Lauren is an alpine speed skier and Alli is a mogul skier. Their younger brother Daniel is also an alpine skier, with his eyes set firmly on the World Cup. Each of the four siblings have found their individual calling, and in this episode they open up about their admiration for one another and talk through the strengths and unique abilities that set each apart in their respective sports, as well as their goals and aspirations. They also touch o ..read more
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Wendy Holdener
The Next Turn - skiing, ski racing and sport
by Martin Wilson
5d ago
The Next Turn has missed watching Wendy Holdener on the circuit and was thrilled to catch up with her to get an update on how her rehab and return to snow is progressing. In this episode she talks through the progress she’s made in her recovery, sharing what it’s been like to watch the season unfold from the sidelines. Holdener talks through her technical cues as well, illuminating the preparation and self-awareness it takes to perform at her best. Looking forward, she explains that she’s been working with her ski manufacturer to produce a boot that will accommodate her reconstructed ankle, an ..read more
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Jack Crawford and Brodie Seger
The Next Turn - skiing, ski racing and sport
by Martin Wilson
3w ago
Canadian downhillers Jack Crawford and Brodie Seger join us once again on The Next Turn, continuing their candid conversation with us this season, offering an honest look at the realities of being World Cup athletes. They discuss the importance of taking time off, recharging mentally and physically, and the subsequent journey back to a competition mindset. They have been with the same coach for years and talk about the evolution of that relationship. This episode doesn’t only offer a window into the world of elite skiing, but it also highlights the value of self-care for all athletes, offering ..read more
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Valérie Grenier
The Next Turn - skiing, ski racing and sport
by Martin Wilson
1M ago
The Next Turn is thrilled to be joined by Canadian superstar Valérie Grenier. In this conversation, Grenier takes us through her season to date, which has been consistently strong. She opens up about struggles on difficult terrain, and shares why Kranjska Gora is a special venue for her, as is competing in a World Cup at home in Quebec. Grenier also explores the topic of communication and trust with coaches, as well as the mental aspects of racing. She explains the camaraderie and culture within the Canadian ski team, and reveals whether or not she is able to make a living as a North American ..read more
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Paula Moltzan and AJ Hurt
The Next Turn - skiing, ski racing and sport
by Martin Wilson
1M ago
This week’s episode features two U.S. Ski Team standouts: Paula Moltzan and AJ Hurt. The duo caught up with us to share some laughs, some candid moments, and some insight into their careers. At 29, Moltzan is an experienced World Cup contender who can act as a mentor, and understands the art of building confidence as well as the journey back from injury. The pair talk about tactics, skiing well in training, life on the road, and how they maintain focus. Fresh off her first World Cup podium, Hurt opens up about the impact of this achievement. Her reflections provide a window into the mindset of ..read more
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Lindsey Vonn and Picabo Street
The Next Turn - skiing, ski racing and sport
by Martin Wilson
1M ago
This week we are beyond thrilled to be joined by two incredible downhill legends, Lindsey Vonn and Picabo Street. Revisiting the highs and lows of their careers, Vonn and Street speak to the importance of mental fortitude, self-confidence, and how they looked for and found the illusive fall-line. They also discuss work ethic, goal setting, brand partnerships, and the transition to life after competitive racing. After experiencing horrific injuries and the highs and lows of being in the public spotlight, what you’ll hear is that both still find great fulfillment in giving back and celebrating t ..read more
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Patrick Riml
The Next Turn - skiing, ski racing and sport
by Martin Wilson
1M ago
This week The Next Turn hosts US Ski & Snowboard’s Alpine Director, Patrick Riml. This conversation offers a deep dive into the inner-workings of the US ski team. Riml speaks to the current American team culture, and how standout athletes like Mikaela Shiffrin integrate with the rest of the group. He touches on the support and funding for athletes, and shares his opinions on the rules and roadblocks that FIS has put in place regarding athletes sponsorship. Riml’s Austrian background also brings with it a unique perspective on coaching pathways and continuing education. As always, hosts Mar ..read more
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Bryce Bennett and Jared Goldberg
The Next Turn - skiing, ski racing and sport
by Martin Wilson
2M ago
This week The Next Turn welcomes American World Cup athletes Bryce Bennett and Jared Goldberg. Bennett, fresh off his downhill win in Val Gardena, is the current downhill leader. The two give us insight into their season so far— from lack of snow to too much snow, to canceled races and life on the road. What you’ll hear later in the episode is a techie’s dream—they discuss boot fitting, ski testing, video review, and they even get into which technology they use to analyze their performance. Looking ahead to Bormio next week, Bennett and Goldberg share their thoughts on the track, the course se ..read more
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Ragnhild Mowinckel
The Next Turn - skiing, ski racing and sport
by Martin Wilson
2M ago
Norwegian standout Ragnhild Mowinckel joins The Next Turn this week as she is in the midst of her self-proclaimed, toughest start to a season. “Ragmow” opens up to us about how she’s in the rebuilding phase of her skiing and her plan to regain her confidence. She talks about the Norwegian ski team culture, and the qualities that she believes make a good coach. She is honest and raw, and while she admits to struggling with a few things at the moment, you’ll hear that her positivity, patience and resilience are the biggest keys to regaining top form. As always, Martin, Cara and Jacques, share th ..read more
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