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The Hundreds Finds Out Exactly Why Jamie Thomas Got Into Podcasting

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You’re probably familiar with Jamie Thomas’s Thrill of It All podcast by now. Since launching last June, he’s dropped seven episodes with guests including: Chad Muska, Ed Templeton, Keith Hufnagel, Ray Barbee, and more. His latest features Bobby Hundreds. In honor of the occasion, The Hundreds interviewed Jamie and found out exactly why he decided to venture into the world of broadcasting.

I feel like Instagram is a decent method of sharing what you’re into and have been through. But it’s not a place for anything over a few sentences. There’s very few people that want to read that much on Instagram. I really wanted to try and work on some platform that allowed for getting into much more storytelling. There’s a ton of stories out there. And every person’s story is what makes them unique. I felt like there are a few people touching on the podcast world, but I had a slightly different approach, and was just really interested in exploring this new format of storytelling.  I have a lot of relationships and know a lot of people who have stories that I’m fascinated by. And I know a lot of other people would be fascinated by their stories too. There were so many things in alignment that it just encouraged me to want to do it.

Head over to The Hundreds site to read the entire piece. You can view Bobby’s interview below.

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‘Good Work’ Episode Features Lisa Whitaker and Meow Skateboards

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Skater Lisa Whitaker narrated how she started Meow Skateboards in this episode of “Good Work”.

She also related how she got introduced to skateboarding and how she founded Girls Skate Network in 2003.

Whitaker started her skateboard company in 2012. Now, Meow has more than a dozen talents including Vanessa Torres, Mariah Duran and Kristin Ebeling.

“Lisa has always been the catalyst for women skateboarding”, says Torres who was one of the first skaters to join Meow’s roster.

Produced by Red Bull, the Good Work series features skater-owned and operated businesses.

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Monster Energy’s Aspire-Inspire Episode Features Mami Tezuka

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Get to know more about Mami Tezuka in this episode of Aspire-Inspire by Monster Energy.

Surrounded by skaters growing up, Mami showed interest in skateboarding at around the age of three.

She started participating in competitions abroad in 2017. In 2021, she won silver in the X Games Women’s Skateboarding part. She landed third place in X Games Chiba 2022.

Fellow Monster Energy rider and friend Lizzie Armanto describes Mami as easy-going, fun to be around, and inspiring. “When I’m around her, I want to push myself better,”

Tezuka admits that she enjoys filming video parts more enjoyable than participating in contests.

“Competition is kind of stressful for me”, Mami said. But added that she does enjoy seeing everyone at contests.

“Filming part is more fun for me…it doesn’t to be hard, tricky trick, but you can see the style and progress of the skating”, explained Mami.

I want to inspire girl skaters and young people. Do what you love and then don’t be afraid to be yourself.

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Aspire-Inspire is a mini-documentary series by Monster Energy. Previous episodes featured Aurelien Giraud, Kelvin Hoefler, Rune Glifberg, Ayumu Hirano, Nyjah Huston, and Matt Berger.

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The Nine Club Features Elliot Sloan

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Elliot Sloan narrated how he injured his neck while doing a 900 and his other worst slams on the ramp in this episode of The Nine Club podcast.

He also talked about getting into vert and then mega ramp, building his own vert and mini mega ramp in his own backyard, and hosting the X Games in his backyard among other things in the two-hour podcast.

Sloan is a four-time X Games Big Air gold medalist. In the recent X Games held in his backyard, he landed second place in the debut of the Mega Ramp category and first in the Skateboard Vert Best Trick.

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