Canada’s ‘Global director of good times’ Brett Tippie, is a legend in Freeride Mountain Biking. One of the original FRO riders, Brett Tippie is a bad ass, on or off the bike.
In his podcasts he’ll be interviewing the superstars, the up and comers, the OGs and everyone in between who lives their life on a bike. Get ready for some good times and some big laughs with the Brett Tippie Podcast.
“Tequila tonight, tomorrow we ride!”
Hans “No Way” Rey reflects on an epic career that started out with BMX then lead to Trials and eventually Freeride. Brett and Hans start from the start and discuss his long term partnership with GT, shopping mall demos, making bike movies with a Chimpanzee, the first X-Games, being a stunt man on the “Baywatch” of biking, and so much more. Enjoy this conversation with these two Mountain Bike Hall of Famers.
Christian Begin is the director of ground breaking, “Kranked” mountain bike film. If you’re someone who is fascinated by the history of Freeride Mountain Biking, get comfortable because this is a lesson from the guys who made it.
Brett and Christian talk about the events that lead to the making of Kranked. They knew they were doing something special at the time and were proven right when they witnessed the crazed response from the crowd at the first premieres.
Wade Simmons, MTB legend, is the first guest on the Brett Tippie Podcast. Wade and Brett have been friends for decades and have traveled the world together riding bikes. The two of them, along with Richie Schley, formed the first ever professional freeride mountain bike team. Listen to them catch up and tell stories like only old friends can.
Geoff “Gully” Gulevich has firmly established himself as one of the most photographed and filmed freeriders in the sport. The North Vancouver, BC native has been friends with Tippie since he was a teen. The guys talk about competing and judging slopestyle and freeride competitions as well as travelling for photo and movie shoots all over the globe.
Graham Agassiz welcomes us into his garage in Kamloops, BC! He was nursing a broken ankle so Tippie decided to pay him a visit and catch up. Aggy shares stories about growing up in Kamloops, (Tippie’s home Town) and the opportunities that were available to him there as young rider. He talks about his special relationship with Jordie Lunn, this thoughts on Rampage and his early movie parts, Fest Series, RC cars, snow bikes and lots more. As always the guys finish up with a few funny dad jokes.
Rémy Métailler, originally from France, moved to Whistler BC in 2013 because of his passion for Mountain Biking and skiing. He rode 113 days in the Whistler Bike park in his first season! He now makes his home in Squamish, BC which is right in the heart of the Sea To Sky MTB Mecca. Rémy posts riding videos with tips, special guests, including Brett on his excellent YouTube channel. Make sure you check it out!
Finn Iles is a Red Bull sponsored Downhill racer on the World Cup circuit. At the age of fourteen, Finn got a special exemption to enter the Crankworx, “Whip Off” event and ended up winning it. Since then he’s made a name for himself winning titles on the junior circuit and is now challenging the best in the world. Learn a little more about Finn as he talks about where he grew up, his approach to training, night biking with Tippie , winter sports and much more.
Micayla Gatto joins Tippie to talk about her life on a bike including her racing career and then her transition to, and away from event announcing. Micayla is also an artist. The two chat about combining two of her loves, art and biking, as well as riding the epic, “White Line” , based on misplaced peer pressure and one-upmanship. This one is Ferda Girls but still has lots of Dad jokes.
Thomas Vanderham joins Brett to talk about his mountain bike career from being, “The Kid” to now having two of his own. He tells stories of his first bike experiences in Edmonton, and on the North Shore, as well as an hilarious story of his first sponsored bike frame that turned out to be a Tippie hand-me-down. The guys talk about Vanderham’s many Rampage experiences, shooting with Sterling Lawrence, injuries, family life and much, much more
The ‘Brett Tippie Podcast’ is presented by Ride Wrap.