Transcript: Show #2 Snow Jam Story | Oct 06, 2002

The opening sequence VOX changing letters rapidly until it lands to VOX in
yellow block letters with TN in large, white, faded block letters on a red, blue
and pink background.

A fast clip shows skateboarders and snowboarders on a half pike, full pipe, and
A rail with an audience watching.

Anjulie has brown hair with red highlights. She wears a yellow short sleeved
shirt.

Anjulie says WHAT IS SNOW JAM
EXACTLY?

A caption appears and it reads “Mark: Snow Jam Organizer.”

Mark is in his forties and has blonde hair and is wearing sunglasses and a t-
shirt.

Mark says SNOW JAM, ABOUT
FIVE YEARS AGO,
CAME UP WITH THE CONCEPT
TO TRY TO COMBINE
SOME OF THE BEST THAT YOU
SEE AT THE X GAMES
OR THE GRAVITY GAMES -
WITH WHAT YOU SEE
WITH SOME OF THE
LEADING CONCERT TOURS
LIKE EDGEFEST OR WARPED
TOUR OR LOLLAPALOOZA.
KIND OF TOOK THE BEST
OF BOTH WORLDS
AND MIXED IT TOGETHER AND
HEADED AN ULTIMATE SPORTS
AND MUSIC FESTIVAL ANYWHERE
IN NORTH AMERICA RIGHT NOW.
SPORTS ARE ALL COMPETITIONS.

The fast clip continues to show inline skaters, BMX and free ski and
snowboarders doing tricks.

Mark says IT'S INVITATIONAL WITH SOME
OF THE BEST ATHLETES
IN NORTH AMERICA WITH
SKATEBOARD, BMX, INLINE,
SNOWBOARD AND FREE SKIING,
WE'VE GOT SOME OF THE BEST
GUYS FROM AROUND
THE CONTINENT.
WHAT WE'VE DONE WITH SNOW JAM,
ESPECIALLY IN CANADA -
IS GIVE A PLATFORM SO WE
CAN SHOW THAT CANADA
REALLY DOES HAVE IT TOGETHER
IN THE ACTION SPORT WORLD.
THIS IS WHERE WE'RE
BREEDING SOME OF
THE BEST ATHLETES
ANYWHERE.
Mark says RIGHT NOW, THE WHOLE SCENE
WITH THE TRADITIONAL
STICK-AND-BALL SPORTS
WITH BASEBALL, HOCKEY,
FOOTBALL - EVERY ONE OF THOSE
SPORTS OF THE LAST TEN YEARS
IS DECLINING IN
PARTICIPATION.
SKATEBOARDING, BMX,
SNOWBOARDING
THEY'RE ALL
INCREASING SPORTS.
SO ACTION SPORTS
ARE THE FUTURE.
THE HEROES OF THE DAY ARE THE
TONY HAWKES OF THE WORLD.
THE MICHAEL JORDANS
AND WAYNE GRETZKYS
AREN'T WHO THE KIDS RELATE
TO AS MUCH RIGHT NOW.

Anjulie says AND WHAT'S THE INCOME
LIKE AS A SKATEBOARDER
OR AS A SNOWBOARDER
RIGHT NOW?
IS IT PRETTY GOOD?

Mark says WELL, YEAH, I MEAN, ON
OUR TOUR ALONE RIGHT HERE
WE'RE GIVING OVER 500,000 dollars OF
PRIZE MONEY ON THE TOUR.
THE ENDORSEMENT CONTRACTS
RIGHT NOW ARE IN
SIX FIGURES FOR
THESE ATHLETES.

The caption changes to “Jesse Paez: Skateboarding.”

Jesse is in his twenties and wears a blue t-shirt with a TV on it and a
necklace.

A clip shows Jesse skateboarding while fans watch.

Anjulie says WE'VE CAUGHT UP WITH JESSE
PAEZ HERE AT SNOW JAM.
HE'S AN EXTREME
SKATEBOARDER.
HOW LONG DID IT TAKE FOR
YOU TO GET REALLY GOOD
AT WHAT YOU'RE DOING?

Jesse says I'VE BEEN PRO
FOR SIX YEARS.
I'VE BEEN SKATING
FOR 13 YEARS.
ALTOGETHER, SO, YEAH,
THAT FIRST FIVE,
SIX YEARS WAS A LOT OF
PROGRESSION RIGHT THERE.

Anjulie says WHERE DO YOU THINK THE
EXTREME SPORTS SCENE
IS GOING IN THE FUTURE?

Jesse says IT'S ALREADY
PRETTY BIG.
IT'S HARD TO GET
EVEN BIGGER.
BUT SKATING IS JUST GROWING
AND GROWING BY THE DAY.

Anjulie says DO YOU HAVE ANY ADVICE FOR
PEOPLE WHO WANT TO DO
THE SAME THING AS YOU?

Jesse says JUST KEEP UP THE
SKATING, YOU KNOW.
DON'T GET DOWN ON IT.
JUST SKATE TO HAVE FUN.
THAT'S IT DON'T BE IN IT
FOR THE MONEY.
JUST SKATE TO HAVE FUN.

Amy is in her twenties and she wears glasses and a black t-shirt.

Amy is shown snowboarding down a steep hill and doing tricks on the pipe.

Anjulie says THIS IS AMY JOHNSON.
WE'RE JUST CAUGHT UP WITH
HER ON THE SNOW HILL.
SO, AMY, HOW LONG HAVE
YOU BEEN SNOWBOARDING?

Amy says I'VE SNOWBOARDING FOR
ABOUT 14 YEARS NOW.

Anjulie says AND HOW LONG DID IT TAKE
FOR YOU TO GET REALLY GOOD
AT WHAT YOU'RE DOING?

Amy says WHEN I STARTED THE
SPORT WAS PROGRESSING,
SO AS THE SPORT
PROGRESSED, I PROGRESSED.
SO IT TAKES A COUPLE
OF YEARS TO GET THERE.

Anjulie says AND HOW DOES IT FEEL
BEING A GIRL IN WHAT
SEEMS TO BE PREDOMINANTLY
A MALE-DOMINATED SPORT?

Amy says IN ONE CASE IT'S
A GOOD FEELING.
AND SOMETIMES IT'S
A BAD FEELING.
WE USED TO GET PAID LESS MONEY
FOR PRIZES THAN THE MEN.
NOW, IT'S
BECOMING EQUAL.
THAT, WE KNOW, HAS
COME REALLY FAR.
THE GUYS ARE
GREAT HERE.
THEY'RE REALLY
ENCOURAGING.

Anjulie says AND WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU
GIVE TO YOUNG GIRLS
WHO WANT TO START UP WITH
SNOWBOARDING AS WELL?

Amy says JUST DON'T BE AFRAID AND ONCE
YOU GET PAST THE FIRST DAY,
THE LEARNING
CURVE IS SO FAST.
SO IF YOU GET FRUSTRATED
THE FIRST DAY,
JUST KEEP IT UP.

Max is in his twenties and has a shaved head and a goatee. He wears a black t-
shirt that spells Federal.

Anjulie says WE CAUGHT UP
WITH MAX.
HE'S A BMX RIDER
WHO WE JUST SAW.
SO, MAX, HOW LONG DID
IT TAKE FOR YOU TO GET
REALLY GOOD AT WHAT
YOU'RE DOING?

The caption changes to “Max Vincent: BMX.”

A clip shows Max riding his BMX on a course.

Max says MAYBE THREE YEARS BEFORE I
STARTED GETTING REALLY GOOD.

Anjulie says AND WHAT WOULD SAY IS THE
BEST PART OF YOUR JOB?

Max says TRAVELLING.

Anjulie says TRAVELING, WHAT CITIES HAVE
YOU BEEN TO?

Max says WELL; I'VE BEEN PRETTY MUCH
EVERYWHERE IN THE STATES,
I'VE BEEN TO CHINA,
I'VE BEEN TO EUROPE
AND PRETTY MUCH
EVERYWHERE.

Anjulie says SO, WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU
GIVE TO PEOPLE WHO ARE
JUST STARTING OUT
IN BMX RIDING?

Max says I'D SAY WEAR YOUR PADS BECAUSE
IT'S STUPID TO GET HURT.
YOU DON'T WEAR YOUR PADS
TO TRY TO LOOK COOL.
YEAH, WEAR YOUR PADS.
YOU'LL RIDE LONGER.

Anjulie speaks to Danko Jones.

Anjulie says I'M HERE WITH
DANKO JONES.

Damon has wavy brown hair and wears a blue jacket. Danko has a black hoodie on
with a yellow print on the front, and JC has a shaved head and wears a white
jacket.

Damon says DAMON, DRUMS.

Danko says DANKO JONES,
GUITAR VOCALS.

JC says JC, BASS.

The caption reads “Danko Jones.”

Anjulie says SO, GUYS, WHAT EXTREME
SPORTS HERE AT SNOW JAM
WOULD YOU MOST
LIKE TO TRY?

Damon says BMX RIDING.
Danko says BMX.
JC says BMX RIDING.

Anjulie says ARE YOU GUYS IN
TO SPORTS?
Damon says PINBALL, EXTREME GOLF.

Anjulie says SO, WHY DID YOU GUYS
DECIDE TO PLAY AT SNOW JAM?

Damon says IT'S AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN
MORE ABOUT EXTREME SPORTS.

Anjulie says DOES IT ALSO GIVE YOU THE
OPPORTUNITY TO SHOWCASE
TO PEOPLE WHO MIGHT NOT COME
TO ONE OF YOUR CONCERTS?

Danko says THAT'S THE ONLY REASON
WHY WE'RE HERE.

Anjulie says WHAT WAS THE BEST PART
OF YOUR DAY SO FAR?

Danko says TALKING TO YOU.

Anjulie says AWWW!
ISN'T THAT SWEET.

The opening sequence VOX changing letters rapidly until it lands to VOX in
yellow block letters with TN in large, white, faded block letters on a red, blue
and pink background.

Anjulie speaks next to a full pipe as a skateboarders rides it.
Anjulie says COMING UP NEXT, VOX, THE
YOUTH CULTURE MAGAZINE SHOW.
I'LL BE RIGHT BACK
AFTER THIS.

Watch: Show #2 Snow Jam Story