Shaping since 1996, Dan Mann made his first board for Kelly Slater in 2015. Then it sat in a San Clemente shed. For 24 months. Until....
Mark Price is the CEO of Firewire Surfboards. Kamea Chayne is the host of Green Dreamer - a podcast for creatives, visionaries and entrepreneurs dreaming of a sustainable future.
This episode covers much with Mark, such as:
- What first got Mark into sustainability.
- The process of manufacturing conventional surfboards versus ECOBOARDs.
- Mark’s greatest personal challenge in growing Firewire from a startup.
- What Mark believes allowed people to break through their initial resistance to riding eco-boards.
- What Mark believes has been key to Firewire going from startup to becoming a global brand.
- The most common struggles facing Eco-Entrepreneurs and how to overcome them.
- How sustainably-driven startups and small companies can compete against large corporations that already dominate.
For more on this episode, visit GreenDreamer.com. And to see Mark surfing the Slater Designs Cymatic, visit firewiresurfboards.com/the-wire.
"I love conditions" Says Timmy Reyes; "Whether it's a one-foot glassy beautiful day with a little peeler... that gives me as much joy as a twenty-foot day... glassy and peeling.... its the same to me."
On a one foot day Timmy prefers the Go Fish. On a twenty foot day, he likes the Hydronaut.
Timmy also likes freezing water, scary waves, the Northwest and Wrestling with Mother Nature; the phrase he uses to describe his experiences in larger waves like Jaws and Puerto Escondido. Above all he likes Chuy Reyna, the Man in the Van from the last episode, so Chuy joins us in this episode.