Mad Beef Rollerblading Podcast

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Sinopse

***SUPPORTED BY Skater HQ (www.skaterhq.com.au) and our Patreon patrons***An Australian rollerblading podcast about the sport, the lifestyle and our history. About learning tricks, reviewing skates, talking to people and airing opinions.

Episódios

  • Adapt Brand 2022 Line Conversation With Pieter Wijnant—Episode 197

    15/04/2022 Duração: 01h09min

    In this episode I talk with Pieter Wijnant from Adapt Branch about their 2022 line, including new logo, Adrian Deck Brutale and GTO pro skates, new removable heel liner piece, changes to the Symetrics flat and Quattro frames and the soon-to-be-annouced Superleggera SP model. Check out the Adapt Brand website for more information (adaptbrand.com) The published excerpts from my rollerblading novel can be read online at: 'Shane's Castration' — https://overland.org.au/previous-issues/issue-244/fiction-shanes-castration/ 'Pilonidal Cyst' (to come online later in April 2022) — https://www.epoquepress.com/ezine

  • How Rollerblading Has Changed Over The Last Few Years And What That Means For Whats Next—Episode 196

    24/02/2022 Duração: 08min

    In this episode I reflect on the ways I perceive the wider rollerblading culture to have changed over the last few years and what this might mean for what's next.

  • Big Wheel Blading (novel Excerpt) - Episode 195

    03/02/2022 Duração: 07min

    In this episode I share an excerpt from a recently completed novel about rollerblading, for which I am currently seeking literary representation or a publisher. This excerpt describes the experience of big wheel blading.

  • Putting Together A Line Is A Different Type Of Skating—Episode 194

    20/01/2022 Duração: 08min

    In this episode I chat a bit about how spending a skate session working toward a skating run, rather than just mucking around or learning new tricks, is a different kind of session.

  • Stacking Clips (draft Novel Excerpt)—Episode 193

    23/10/2021 Duração: 12min

    Another brief excerpt from the novel I'm currently working on—in fact I have now finished the first full draft! Also keep an eye out for my short story (also taken from the novel) that'll appear in the Australian literary journal 'Overland' probably in December 2021! --- I’m working on a literary fiction novel about rollerblading with the working title ‘Fruitbooters: a rollerblading novel’, and am looking for help to set aside the time to get it done quickly and properly. It’s one small contribution towards building the ‘cultural capital’ of rollerblading. You can make a once off or regular donation at patreon.com/michaelgjames . Rewards are structured around once-off donations… but if you give regularly to an equivalent amount, I’ll make sure you get the better rewards!

  • I'm Not Gonna Kick Myself About Not Blading In Winter—Episode 192

    04/08/2021 Duração: 05min

    In this episode I share my liberating realisation that it's ok if I just don't want skate as often in winter. --- I’m working on a literary fiction novel about rollerblading with the working title ‘Fruitbooters: a rollerblading novel’, and am looking for help to set aside the time to get it done quickly and properly. It’s one small contribution towards building the ‘cultural capital’ of rollerblading. You can make a once off or regular donation at patreon.com/michaelgjames . Rewards are structured around once-off donations… but if you give regularly to an equivalent amount, I’ll make sure you get the better rewards!

  • No Cliff Jump, No Cred (Draft Novel Excerpt)—Episode 191

    21/07/2021 Duração: 06min

    In this episode I share another little excerpt from my work in progress. Let me know what you think! ---- I’m working on a literary fiction novel about rollerblading with the working title ‘Fruitbooters: a rollerblading novel’, and am looking for help to set aside the time to get it done quickly and properly. It’s one small contribution towards building the ‘cultural capital’ of rollerblading. You can make a once off or regular donation at patreon.com/michaelgjames . Rewards are structured around once-off donations… but if you give regularly to an equivalent amount, I’ll make sure you get the better rewards!

  • Conversation w/ Pieter Wijnant About Adapt 2021 Line, Superleggera & the Career of J Bah—Episode 190

    10/06/2021 Duração: 57min

    In this episode I talk with Pieter Wijnant from Adapt Brand about the feedback on and future of the Superleggera project, changes in the 2021 product line, pump tracks and the long career of Julian Bah. --- I’m working on a literary fiction novel about rollerblading with the working title ‘Fruitbooters: a rollerblading novel’, and am looking for help to set aside the time to get it done quickly and properly. It’s one small contribution towards building the ‘cultural capital’ of rollerblading. You can make a once off or regular donation at patreon.com/michaelgjames . Rewards are structured around once-off donations… but if you give regularly to an equivalent amount, I’ll make sure you get the better rewards!

  • Skating A Pump Track—Episode 189

    12/05/2021 Duração: 17min

    I went to Derby (TAS) a last week ago and bladed on the pump track up there. It was pretty awesome fun. The Dales of Derby accommodation is mentioned in this episode: dalesofderby.com.au --- I’m working on a literary fiction novel about rollerblading with the working title ‘Fruitbooters: a rollerblading novel’, and am looking for help to set aside the time to get it done quickly and properly. It’s one small contribution towards building the ‘cultural capital’ of rollerblading. You can make a once off or regular donation at patreon.com/michaelgjames . Rewards are structured around once-off donations… but if you give regularly to an equivalent amount, I’ll make sure you get the better rewards!

  • Skitching (Draft Novel Excerpt)—Episode 188

    13/03/2021 Duração: 10min

    Another little draft excerpt from my work in progress. This one about some characters getting into serious trouble skitching. --- I’m working on a literary fiction novel about rollerblading with the working title ‘Fruitbooters: a rollerblading novel’, and am looking for help to set aside the time to get it done quickly and properly. It’s one small contribution towards building the ‘cultural capital’ of rollerblading. You can make a once off or regular donation at patreon.com/michaelgjames . Rewards are structured around once-off donations… but if you give regularly to an equivalent amount, I’ll make sure you get the better rewards!

  • Nel Martin Inteview With Manuel Billiris Part 2 — Episode 187

    07/03/2021 Duração: 01h06min

    Part 2 of a long Instagram TV interview Nel Martin recorded with Australian vert skating legend Manuel Billiris (reposted with permission). Follow Nel at instagram.com/nelmartin ---- I’m working on a literary fiction novel about rollerblading with the working title ‘Fruitbooters: a rollerblading novel’, and am looking for help to set aside the time to get it done quickly and properly. It’s one small contribution towards building the ‘cultural capital’ of rollerblading. You can make a once off or regular donation at patreon.com/michaelgjames . Rewards are structured around once-off donations… but if you give regularly to an equivalent amount, I’ll make sure you get the better rewards!

  • Nel Martin Interview With Manuel Billiris Part 1—Episode 186

    08/02/2021 Duração: 31min

    In this episode I re-post (with permission) the first part of a long conversation Nel Martin had with early Australian vert skating legend Manuel Billiris. Follow Nel at instagram.com/nelmartin ---- I’m working on a literary fiction novel about rollerblading with the working title ‘Fruitbooters: a rollerblading novel’, and am looking for help to set aside the time to get it done quickly and properly. It’s one small contribution towards building the ‘cultural capital’ of rollerblading. You can make a once off or regular donation at patreon.com/michaelgjames . Rewards are structured around once-off donations… but if you give regularly to an equivalent amount, I’ll make sure you get the better rewards!

  • Double Backflips, McTwists And Making A Living As A Blader In 2021 With Nel Martin—Episode 185

    31/01/2021 Duração: 53min

    In this episode I talk with X Games vert medallist, Rollerblade and Famus rider and Cirque du Soleil performer Nel Martin about vert skating. --- I’m working on a literary fiction novel about rollerblading with the working title ‘Fruitbooters: a rollerblading novel’, and am looking for help to set aside the time to get it done quickly and properly. It’s one small contribution towards building the ‘cultural capital’ of rollerblading. You can make a once off or regular donation at patreon.com/michaelgjames . Rewards are structured around once-off donations… but if you give regularly to an equivalent amount, I’ll make sure you get the better rewards!

  • General Chat And Catch Up At Start Of New Year—Episode 184

    22/01/2021 Duração: 16min

    A general update at the start of a new year, chatting about the direction the podcast will be going for the next few months. ----- I’m working on a literary fiction novel about rollerblading with the working title ‘Fruitbooters: a rollerblading novel’, and am looking for help to set aside the time to get it done quickly and properly. It’s one small contribution towards building the ‘cultural capital’ of rollerblading. You can make a once off or regular donation at patreon.com/michaelgjames . Rewards are structured around once-off donations… but if you give regularly to an equivalent amount, I’ll make sure you get the better rewards!

  • Interview With Tom Fry By Jason Adriani — Episode 183

    02/12/2020 Duração: 01h01min

    In this episode I repost (with permission) the interview Jason Adriani did with Aussie skating legend Tom 'Fishbrain' Fry on his Instagram.  You can also watch the interview video on instagram.com/jsonadriani . Also check out Jason's 'Plastic Pushers' YouTube channel. ----- I’m working on a literary fiction novel about rollerblading with the working title ‘Fruitbooters: a rollerblading novel’, and am looking for help to set aside the time to get it done quickly and properly. It’s one small contribution towards building the ‘cultural capital’ of rollerblading. You can make a once off or regular donation at patreon.com/michaelgjames . Rewards are structured around once-off donations… but if you give regularly to an equivalent amount, I’ll make sure you get the better rewards!

  • Better Than Scott Davidson (Draft Novel Excerpt) — Episode 182

    23/11/2020 Duração: 09min

    In this episode I share another early draft excerpt from my work in progress novel 'Fruitbooters: a rollerblading novel'. --- I’m working on a literary fiction novel about rollerblading with the working title ‘Fruitbooters: a rollerblading novel’, and am looking for help to set aside the time to get it done quickly and properly. It’s one small contribution towards building the ‘cultural capital’ of rollerblading. You can make a once off or regular donation at patreon.com/michaelgjames . Rewards are structured around once-off donations… but if you give regularly to an equivalent amount, I’ll make sure you get the better rewards!

  • Tips For Vert Skating Stand Up For An Air And Sit Down For Grinds And Stalls — Episode 181

    05/11/2020 Duração: 13min

    In this episode I share some little technical things I'm working on in my vert skating to slowly improve my amplitude and skill set. —— I’m working on a literary fiction novel about rollerblading with the working title ‘Fruitbooters: a rollerblading novel’, and am looking for help to set aside the time to get it done quickly and properly. It’s one small contribution towards building the ‘cultural capital’ of rollerblading. You can make a once off or regular donation at patreon.com/michaelgjames . Rewards are structured around once-off donations… but if you give regularly to an equivalent amount, I’ll make sure you get the better rewards!

  • You Don't Have To Be Fearless But You Do Have To Be Courageous — Episode 180

    30/10/2020 Duração: 14min

    In this episode I quote from Aristotle’s ‘Nicomachean Ethics’ and Elizabeth Gilbert’s ‘Big Magic’ to talk about the distinction between courage and fearlessness. —— I’m working on a literary fiction novel about rollerblading with the working title ‘Fruitbooters: a rollerblading novel’, and am looking for help to set aside the time to get it done quickly and properly. It’s one small contribution towards building the ‘cultural capital’ of rollerblading. You can make a once off or regular donation at http://patreon.com/michaelgjames . Rewards are structured around once-off donations… but if you give regularly to an equivalent amount, I’ll make sure you get the better rewards!

  • Equality In Mens And Womens Competition Divisions — Episode 179

    19/10/2020 Duração: 17min

    In this episode I chew over some of the challenges related to managing men's and women's divisions in competitions.

  • Excerpt From Very Rough Draft Of My Rollerblading Novel — Episode 178

    18/09/2020 Duração: 08min

    An excerpt from a very rough draft of a literary fiction novel I have planned about rollerblading, with the working title 'Fruitbooters'.

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