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Built on Passion

We catalog the experience of CEOs, founders, and entrepreneurs in the outdoor, fitness, and wellness industry. All of them have a story to tell. This podcast focuses on a different kind of adventure.
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Now displaying: October, 2016
Oct 25, 2016

Josh sits down with Point6 cofounder and CEO Peter Duke. Point6, based in Steamboat Spring, Colorado is a sock company created to take sock production to next level by improving its quality, comfort, and longevity while making huge strides in reducing the environmental impact of production. Point6 socks uses merino wool and is spun using a compact spinning method, which creates as tighter, stronger sock.


Peter Duke, and his wife Patty, are no strangers to the outdoor industry and especially sock production, having cofounded Smartwool in 1994. After stepping away from the company they are back with a brand new company that is deeply rooted in its cofounders experience, passion, and motivation to create a perfect product.

Oct 18, 2016

Josh sits down with Vestigo.co cofounder, Marshall Mosher. Vestigo.co, based in Athens, Georgia, is a startup that connects adventurers, outdoor sport enthusiasts, and new experience seekers to guides who are experts in their field and eager to share their passion. With a spark of interest and just a few clicks you can be on your next adventure or, after applying and getting approval individuals can plan and lead their own trip into the outdoors and beyond. Marshall shared his philosophy is that everyone’s adventure is different and his vision of turning Vestigo.co into a platform that connects you with any type of guided experience regardless of whatever that experience is.

Oct 11, 2016

Slant Skis was founded in 2007 by Josh Bennett in Truckee, California, after breaking countless skis and getting fed up with the quality of skis on the current market. In 2010 they moved to their factory near Tahoe City, California, located on the Truckee River in the Lake Tahoe basin, surrounded by their favorite mountains.

Josh, moved to Truckee, CA, in 2006 from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Josh’s background is in ski coaching, carpentry, and ski tuning which has helped him make an easy transition into ski making.


Josh had the pleasure of speaking with Josh and asked him some questions that our readers put together.

Oct 4, 2016

Josh sits down with Alison Dennis and Andrea Boldrini to talk about their website Weigh My Rack. Weigh My Rack is website where you can compare climbing gear to help climbers find the exact gear that they are looking for by providing specs, reviews, and the history and evolution of various brands. By laying out all the options that are on the market, Weigh My Rack helps its users find gear based off specific needs and preferences with just a few clicks. After Alison and Andreas got fed up with their corporate jobs they decided to hit the road and fully committ to building this invaluable tool to help climbers find the gear they’re looking for. Now they travel and adventure while building their business and helping to remove the stress of gear hunting

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