Kelly McGarry

Chairlift Confessions: Episode #3 Phil Kmetz

Chairlift Confessions

Chairlift Confessions [Episode #3]; our most recent interview is with none other than Phil Kmetz (A.K.A. "Phil-the-Thrill"). Youtube sensation "Skills with Phil"...or, as we call him, the amazing and talented Mr. K-Metz! This guy was a blast to have on the show. We can’t wait to do it again. Currently, Phil is a student/athlete at Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, Carolina. Having won 2 Collegiate National Downhill Titles and qualified 24th at the UCI World Cup Race at Windham, Phil certainly lives up to the "skills" moniker.   


Or you can listen to it right here:

Show Notes with Mr. Phil Kmetz

This guy -

Let us tell you something you don’t know.

What do Connecticut, California, France, and New Hampshire have in common?

Guess who else was at 1996 National Grand Championships.

Lees McRae is where Phil is currently working on his degree. (if only we had to do it all over agian)

Who the heck is Michael Zanetti?

(GoPro Race run Extreme Urban Downhill MTB race Manizales, Colombia)

Want to know why - ‘Be Thrilling Or Be Forgotten’

What is the difference between a Knack Knack and a Can Can, Phil will tell you?


(What's up with the Huffy?)

...and we just can’t resist here’s our video with Phil back in 2014:

Phil's Sponsors:

#1 His Family and girlfriend

#2 Thank you to his YouTube Subscribers

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Cane Creek

Danny's Cycles

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