Welcome to Episode 331 of The Outdoor Biz Podcast with Aaron Provine, founder of Geartrade. Aaron tells us how you can buy and sell the gear you love for your outdoor adventures. Keep your gear out of landfills and give it a longer life . . . it’s the Un-New outdoor!
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Intro to the Outdoors
I was always around the mountains. Always kind of doing things outside. Grew up skiing as a kid, grew up backpacking as a kid. Mountains and just being in the outdoors is kind of who I am kind of how I’ve lived my life.
Favorite Gear under $100
I bought a pair of Solomon trail running shoes off of geartrade that I’ve almost worn through. But I have a pair of Salomon S Lab Sense Sevens Ultra sevens that I trail run in quite frequently.
I don’t read books a lot. I read a lot of publications, trying to stay up with current events. So some of the things like Fast Company and just industry articles What’s happening within the industry and The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, all that stuff.
I think that the really important part is, to find something that you’re interested in and is in a place, that you can enjoy.