S5E3: Danny Davis - Long Underwear Podcast

Snowboarding in Antarctica, constantly feeling grateful, his hilarious (and romantic) engagement story and seeing the love beyond the negativity on the internet.

For episode 3 of season 5 of the “Long Underwear” Podcast presented by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, host Amie Engerbretson sits down with none other than snowboarding legend, Danny Davis


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Danny Davis catches air in Antarctica. Photo: Matt Hardy 


About the Athlete 

Danny Davis splits his time between Vermont and Tahoe. He’s an Olympian who has also won multiple X-Games medals in Superpipe and Dual Slalom. Davis is celebrated across snowboarding and the wintersports industry as a whole for his unique style and commitment to keeping snowboarding true to its fun-focussed roots. He’s also a founder of the Frendly Gathering Festival, an ambassador for Protect Our Winters and his snowboard design collaborations with Burton. This year, Davis is featured in the Antarctica segment in Warren Miller’s “Future Retro,” along with fellow snowboarders Nick Russell and Elena Hight

Snowboarders Elena Hight and Danny Davis on location in Antarctica. Photo: Matt Hardy 


No More “S” Word:

  • Once the topic of skiing and snowboarding is off the table Danny talks to Amie about the blessings of staying put in the last seven months and getting to witness things like spring in Vermont and summertime at home in Tahoe. 

  • From there, Danny tells the hilarious and romantic story of getting engaged after dating his fiance for eleven years. 

  • After that, Danny explains where his Frendly Gathering Music Festival stands today and the two discuss dealing with trolls and negativity on the internet

  • Then, Danny talks about the highs of getting engaged and embracing life when he’s stuck in one place and the lows of witnessing how divided people are right now. 

  • To wrap the episode up, Danny explains his love/hate relationship with his “green machine”, which is a  1979 G-Class Mercedes van. 


Keep up with Danny on his adventures here


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