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Corona, California.And November 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ – Talk about a contestant who saw it all, did it all! Monster Energy is proud to welcome the ice skating icon and Olympic gold medalist Sage Kotsenburg On episode 19 of the sports and pop culture podcast, he released it with The Dingo and Danny.

This latest one-hour episode was released across Monster Energy’s social media channels, with this 28-year-old Park City, Utah, who made history as the first snowboarder in the world to win a gold medal in the downhill discipline at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Consider Kotzenberg a true “snowboarder,” then pursue his own vision of progressive snowboarding on back terrain, which he continues to document in award-winning video segments.

“I love getting into that mindset. If you’re going to be competing in anything, at the end of the day everyone walks in and says, ‘I’m going to try to win this!'” I will prove myself! “I love getting into those mindsets,” Kotsenburg said of his competition style on the UNLEASHED episode.

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Fans can now listen to Kotsenburg’s inspiring journey as a pioneer in snowboarding’s progression in the competitive arena and undiscovered backcountry. The new podcast featuring Kotsenburg has been launched today on all major platforms, including Spotify, iTunes and YouTube.

Kotsenburg chose a less traveled route and forged a new one in professional figure skating. As a top contender, he not only won an Olympic gold but also won several X Games medals in early 2010. He then caused inconvenience by staying away from competitions and focusing on critically acclaimed video parts, including the X Games Real clip Snow 2021 Gold Medalist. Named Rider of the Year at the 2020 Snowboarder Magazine Awards, Kotsenburg continues to evolve and push the boundaries of the sport.

Watch a must-hear episode for all snowboarding enthusiasts filmed at Studio M at Monster Energy headquarters! He talks to two hosts of the UNLEASHED podcast, Australian sports personality Luke “The Dingo” Trembath and professional figure skater. Danny CassKotsenburg offers a first-class perspective to compete at the highest level – and meet the boss Barack Obama After winning the gold medal for the team United States of America.

Kotsenburg grew up in a family of snow sports enthusiasts. He started figure skating in Park City at the age of five with his older brother, Blaise. In the conversation, Kotsenburg also remembers watching the UNLEASHED podcast host Danny Cass He competed in the 2002 Winter Olympics – where Cass won a silver medal on the ice – when he was 8 years old. “My whole family was there! It was amazing,” Kotzenberg said on the show.

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As a petite prodigy, Kotsenburg achieved a major milestone at the age of 16 by winning the all-around downhill swimming title at the 2009-10 Winter Duo Tour. Kotsenburg’s big moment arrived at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, when figure skating was first contested as an official discipline – with him as the gold medal winner.

“I went to him that day trying to ride my best but also thinking, How would I like the world to see snowboarding? At the time I thought this isn’t snowboarding! This isn’t sledding! Snowboarding should be fun,” Kotzenberg said. , who won the gold medal hard after an unprecedented trick in the final “everyone should be able to do it”.

After the event, Kotsenburg rose to fame, beginning with appearing on the Good Morning America TV show and all the major late night shows. “It was crazy! New York And my PR agent kept getting calls. I was living the dream. “I did all the shows,” said Kotzenberg, who also appeared on a cereal box and met the president. Barack Obama At the White House in 2014.

But despite winning at the top of the field, Kotsenburg saw a professional future outside the competitive arena. “I was really fascinated by backcountry riding. Just really explored the world of snowboarding. I’ve always had this plan to do after the Olympics.”

In a move that shocked the world of figure skating, Kotsenburg walked away from competitions and began shooting videos in the countryside. Kotsenburg, who also said specializing in one style of riding is key in the face of the sport’s progress. “Snowboarding is now at a level where you really need to focus on what’s in front of you – and just that!”

Since then, the pioneer has proven his focus in several award winning videos that raise the bar with never-before-seen tricks at legendary locations in the wild, including Chad gap in Utah Wasatch Mountains. And although he no longer competes in stadium events, the major trophies continued to appear. Among Slush Magazine’s recent accolades are Best Men’s Rider for “Halcyon” and the 2021 Gold Medal in the X Games Real Snow Video Contest.

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Talking about his approach to shooting for X Games Real Snow with the photographer/editor Jeremy Thornberg For six long weeks in WyomingKotsenburg said, “It was tough, but we got the win! I told my photographer we’re not going to Real Snow unless we come out winners!”

For more keys to snowboarding victory (and life), better listen to the full episode with one of the most accomplished snowboarding athletes of his generation. Visit the landing page for episode 19 of UNLEASHED featuring The Dingo and Danny Podcast Sage Kotsenburg.

Episodes of UNLEASHED were filmed on a special location inside Studio M at Monster Energy’s headquarters in Corona, California. The podcast hosts the dynamic duo of Australian sports personality Luke “The Dingo” Trembath and professional snowboarder. Danny Cass. Known for their deep roots in action sports culture, the two starred on the beloved TV show The Adventures of Danny and The Dingo on Fuel TV for five action-packed seasons in early 2010. Both hosts walked as pro skaters and had the interview skills to find common ground with Guests from any type of background – sports, pop culture. Always look out for new episodes that air every two weeks on Mondays.

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UNLEASHED is with The Dingo and Danny Podcast to celebrate the characters behind the Monster Energy lifestyle. With each episode dedicated to a unique guest or topic, listeners learn about living on the edge and leveraging the latest technology in the world of high-energy sports as well as music, gaming and pop culture from individuals at the top. Game. More than just a drink, Monster Energy is a way of life that athletes, athletes, bands, believers and fans live – and the podcast is an extension of that unique DNA.

More Sage Kotsenburg Our team of snowboarders visit http://www.monsterenergy.com. Also follow Monster Energy on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and TikTok for exclusive content and features for athletes.

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depends on Corona, CaliforniaMonster Energy is the leading marketer of energy drinks and alternative drinks. Refusing to acknowledge tradition, Monster Energy supports the scene and the sport. Whether it’s motocross, off-road, NASCAR, MMA, BMX, surfing, skateboarding, skateboarding, skateboarding, or the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle, Monster Energy is a brand that believes in authenticity and the essence of what it is. It is represented by its sportsmen, athletes and musicians. More than just a drink, it’s a way of life that athletes, sports, bands, believers and fans lead. Learn more about Monster Energy including all of its drinks at http://www.monsterenergy.com.

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