Black Folks Camp Too with founder Earl B. Hunter Jr. [EP 290]

Welcome to episode 290 of The Outdoor Biz Podcast with Black Folks Camp Too founder Earl B. Hunter Jr. Earl and I talk about his career with Sylvan, how he got into the Outdoor Biz, and their mission to increase diversity in the outdoor industry by making it easier, more interesting, more familiar and more […]

178: Shelby Stanger- We talk Journalism, Podcasting, Adventures and more . . .

Shelby Stanger tells us how she got into journalism, her outdoor biz experience with brands like Vans and plenty more. Facebook Twitter Instagram The Outdoor Biz Podcast Please give us a rating and review HERE Show Notes First Exposure to the Outdoors I grew up in San Diego and I grew up surfing. So my first experience with […]

176: Roofnest- A tent installed on a van rooftop started the rooftop tent biz

Tim Nickles and I talk about how he was initially inspired to put a tent on top of his van and how that concept has evolved into a business and category of tents in the outdoor and camping space. Facebook Twitter Instagram The Outdoor Biz Podcast Please give us a rating and review HERE Show Notes First Exposure […]

175: Granite Gear- Bags, Boundary Waters and more with Rob Coughlin from Granite Gear

I jumped on a call with Rob Coughlin from Granite Gear the other day. We talked about his transition from Luggage and bags to the Outdoor Biz and tremendous success Granite Gear has had recently. Facebook Twitter Instagram The Outdoor Biz Podcast Please give us a rating and review HERE Show Notes First Exposure to the Outdoors My […]

173: Sarah Smith tells us how easy it is to find your next campsite with The Dyrt

I caught up with Sarah Smith from The Dyrt recently and on this episode we talk about how she and her husband got the inspiration to create The Dyrt, their tremendous growth and some of the interesting gamification techniques they use to engage consumers. Facebook Twitter Instagram The Outdoor Biz Podcast Please give us a rating and […]

169: Adam Donahue from Dometic talks about Vehicle Supported Adventure

Adam Donahue Business Director over at Dometic and I had a great conversation about Dometic’s business and how Overlanding or Vehicle Supported Adventure is growing and providing unique retail opportunities for Outdoor retailers. Facebook Twitter Instagram The Outdoor Biz Podcast Please give us a rating and review HERE Show Notes First Exposure to the Outdoors I grew up […]

161: Shanti Hodges of Hike it Baby talks about starting and operating a non profit.

Shanti Hodges drops plenty of insight into starting and operating a non profit on this episode. Facebook Twitter Instagram The Outdoor Biz Podcast Please give us a rating and review HERE Show Notes First Exposure to the Outdoors I think really, just from the very beginning, my parents were always outside. I grew up in rural Canada as […]

159: Greg Thomsen-Blending Business, Adventure and the Outdoors

Super fun conversation with Greg Thomsen of Agron, we talk about his outdoor experience, winding down the Adidas Outdoor US business, and more. Facebook Twitter Instagram The Outdoor Biz Podcast Please give us a rating and review HERE Show Notes First Exposure to the Outdoors My father was a bit of an outdoorsman who really liked the high […]

158: Replay with Mary Iannotti The Digital Marketing Deva

In this episode, Mary Iannotti aka the digital marketing deva drops some terrific learnings on us from her project with the Colorado Sierra Club. There is something in here for everyone. Be sure to check the show notes for links to some of her great resources too. Facebook Twitter Instagram The Outdoor Biz Podcast Please give us […]

157: JD Platt- Owner, Trainer, Pro Snowboarder and so much more

Entertaining conversation with JD Platt, the man is prolific. We talk about his Pro Snowboard career, his numerous ventures including the K9 Kings Flying Dog Show, JD SUP, AppWEAR, Adriatic Adventure Academy, and more. Inspiration and nuggets are here for everyone. Facebook Twitter Instagram The Outdoor Biz Podcast Please give us a rating and review HERE Show Notes […]

156: Ryan Lilly from Johnson Outdoors Living the outdoor life

Ryan Lilly of Johnson Outdoors talks about being raised in the outdoors, how he got into the Outdoor Industry, the fun he has developing water sports products for Johnson, and more. Facebook Twitter Instagram The Outdoor Biz Podcast Please give us a rating and review HERE Show Notes First Exposure to the Outdoors I think by default being […]

155: Willow Belden-NPR host turned Podcaster

Willow produces the Out There Podcast and tells us all about the show, how she got into podcasting, and her experience as an NPR host on Wyoming Public radio. Facebook Twitter Instagram The Outdoor Biz Podcast Please give us a rating and review HERE Show Notes First Exposure to the Outdoors Growing up I lived in New York […]