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Original Jackson Hole Air Force And Ski Legend - Benny Wilson

The Mountain Cosmos

A chat with Jackson Hole local and legend Benny Wilson from March 2019. He is a one of the founders of The Jackson Hole Airforce (JHAF) and was a huge influence on extreme skiing in North America and beyond. 
In this chat Benny explains his definition of a ski bum, what a real Jackson local is in his opinion, a little about the starting the of the JHAF and what it was like. He also explains what getting a JHAF patch means after the opening of the gates into the backcountry. Which the backcountry is just beyond the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort boundary. He answers the question, how did you end up ski instructing? As well as touching on what it was like to film skiing back in the day.There is a movie about the JHAF called Swift. Silent. Deep. which explains their influence on the hardcore ski culture in the United States. The ski movie we talk about is Teton Gravity Researches, Far Out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vqzc53ig5ekLink to Swift. Silent. Deep.: https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/swift-silent-deep/id346428027Follow The Mountain Cosmos journey on Instagram... www.instagram.com/mountaincosmos_podcast/To read more head to the website: https://themountaincosmos.com/This episode was produced and recorded by Rouchelle Gilmore.

34mins

17 Jun 2019

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What's The Magic Wand Bullet? Benny Wilson of the National Centre for Indigenous Studies!

The Wholesome Show

Hi there international listeners,You may not realise this but Australia has some issues with... how we came to be what we are right now. You know, mass appropriation of indigenous lands, attempted genocide, long centuries of deprivation. The usual colonial lot!Anyway, we're trying to be better! And we at The Wholesome Show are part of that too. So we sat down with Benny Wilson from the National Centre for Indigenous Studies to talk reconciliation, welcomes to country, and how we all can do better! Enjoy!The Wholesome Show is @rodl and @willozap, who are trying hard not to be as racist as they might seem on paper. Proudly supported by @ANU_CPAS.

36mins

6 Dec 2017

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