A snowboarder from Uganda who has faced much adversity on his journey to USA where he chased the Olympic dream all while going to medical school. This week we talk chasing the Olympic dream, growing up in Africa, childhood soldiers, coming to America, culture shock, getting bullied, discrimination in ski town’s, leaving an impact on snowboarding, medical school, Virgil Abloh, the black snowboard community and so much more! Brolin was raised in poverty in a small Ugandan village at a time when these community’s had no electricity and were quite rough between childhood solider’s, kid napper’s and many other hardships to evade. As a young teenager he is sent to America to live with his mother in the east coast where thanks to the chill program he found snowboarding. Join us as we sit down with Brolin and learn first hand about his amazing journey from Africa to Massachusetts then on to Jackson Hole, Wyoming where he chases the Olympic dream and become’s a Burton team rider all while going to medical school on this week’s episode of The Bomb Hole.
0:00:00 | Intro | Childhood In Africa | Kid Napping | Coming To America |
0:18:00 | Culture Shock | School In America | Soccer | Getting Bullied | Lincoln Mass. | The Chill Program | Snowboarding | Hard Time At School |
0:36:01 | Hooked On Snowboarding | Boarding School | Jackson Hole | Racial Tension In Jackson |
0:50:00 | Discrimination In Ski Towns | Being A Man Of The Community | Leaving An Impact On Snowboarding | Late Start To Competition | Far From Home | Name That Video Part |
1:10:23 | Medical School | Snowboarding by Day Study At Night | Chasing The Olympics | Heart Issues | Covid During Olympic Contests |
1:27:51 | Burton | Virgil Abloh’s Last Project | Opening Doors For The Black Snowboard Community | Pub Beer Crap Shoot |
1:41:55 | Imposter Syndrome | Hot Takes | Set Ups | Thank You’s |