NEXT LEVEL SKIING S1: E1 | You Got This – Angel Collinson

by Wagner Skis / Nov 30, 2018

Season 1, Episode 1: Angel Collinson – You Got This

In the debut episode of Next Level Skiing, we get the opportunity to speak with Angel Collinson, a pioneer in women’s big-mountain skiing. Join us as Angel unravels how she was bred into skiing and originally started out with a different goal for her career. We talk about how visualization, meditation, and deep breathing have improved her performance and lifestyle; Angel explains why these self-care methods are crucial parts of the gig and explains how she benefits from the practices. We also discuss how her “feminine approach to fear” and her not-so-secret-mantra have made her one of the best skiers in the world.

Listen in to learn important insights from Angel on how to take your skiing to the next level.

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Topics & Times

[02:10] Angel was bred into skiing by growing up at Snowbird
[02:51] Angel had lofty racing aspirations
[05:15] Visualization is a technique that helps Angel manage fear
[09:52] Angel talks about the importance of self-care and being “resourced enough”
[15:15] Deep breathing exercises and their benefits [
18:00] How Angel gets over nervousness prior to a race
[21:05] How fear can be a tool
[24:00] Angel explains why it’s not bad to “back off”
[27:01] The two pieces of advice that have resonated with Angel
[28:43] For more info, head to


Angel in Action
4-7-8 Breathing Exercise
Angel on Instagram
Angel on Twitter

Listen to Other Episodes

Intro – Next Level Skiing Podcast
Angel Collinson – You Got This
Jake Hutchinson – You Can’t Fake It Anymore
Chris Steiner – Powderball
Tommy Moe – You Gotta Pay Your Dues
Jim Lindsay – Building From the Feet Up
Dr. Tom Hackett – Get Something Out of Every Day
Klaus Obermeyer – It’s Easier to Ski Than It Is to Walk
Chris Davenport – Speaking the Language of the Mountains

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