SnowBrains Podcast #47 | Dr. Robb Gaffney M.D. – The G in G.N.A.R., Ski Movie Star, Former Pro Freeskier, Activist, Medical Doctor of Psychiatry, Cancer Survivor

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My guest today is Dr. Robb Gaffney M.D. – The G in G.N.A.R., Ski Movie Star, Former Pro Freeskier, Activist, Medical Doctor of Psychiatry.

  • Robb is one of the best skiers I’ve ever witnessed
  • He’s is a former professional freeskier
  • Robb is a medical doctor of psychiatry
  • He’s the author of the book Squallywood a guide to Squaw Valley’s most exposed lines where the legendary game of GNAR was created
  • Ski movie star
  • Cancer survivor
  • Environmental activist
  • Hardcore backcountry skier
  • Father of two

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The SnowBrains Podcast Episode #44 –  Dr. Robb Gaffney M.D. – The G in G.N.A.R., Ski Movie Star, Former Pro Freeskier, Activist, Medical Doctor of Psychiatry, Cancer Survivor.

Recorded on October 5, 2022, in the Park City, UT (Miles Clark) and Tahoe City, CA (Robb Gaffney).

This episode was edited by Jared White.

Music by Chad Crouch.

Host, producer, and creator = Miles Clark.

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