Sports/Outdoor/Fitness

Ep. 042: On Launching a Domestic Bike Manufacturing Company — The Zak Pashak Interview

Zak Pashak, Detroit Bikes, Bicycle, Startup, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, Venture Superfly, John Benzick, Success

Hear how this young Canadian serial entrepreneur moved to Detroit, USA, to start the largest US-based bicycle manufacturer, Detroit Bikes.  Learn what drove him to start a bike company (it wasn’t primarily about bikes) and the personal and professional obstacles that he faced in his quest.  Listen as he describes how starting Detroit Bikes helped…

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Ep. 039: On Launching a Women’s Surfwear Brand — The Amanda Chinchelli Interview

Amanda Chinchelli, John Benzick, Venture Superfly, Seea, Surfing, Entrepreneurship, Startup, Entrepreneur, Success

Hear how this accomplished surfer started one of today’s hottest surf wear brands — Seea.  Listen as she describes how entrepreneurship has changed her, where she draws her inspiration and where she finds joy as a business owner.  Learn who has influenced her most, and why she thinks launching Seea was her destiny. Leave a Rating & Review…

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Ep. 038: On Launching Two Ski Companies — The Jason Levinthal Interview

Jason Levinthal, Line Skis, J-Skis, Startup, Entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, venture superfly, john benzick, success, motivation

Hear the wild story about how Jason Levinthal started and grew Line Skis (the first modern twin-tip ski company) and ignited a youth ski movement and helped save skiing. After a few years of struggle and lackluster sales, learn how another competing brand and the X Games helped boost his fledgling company to the stratosphere. Listen as he describes…

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Ep. 037: On Launching a Line of Fitness Products — The Tee Major Interview

Entrepreneur, set for set, fitness, tee major, john benzick, venture superfly, startup

Hear how entrepreneur, Tee Major, expanded his fitness training business by launching a new line of unconventional fitness products, including — of all things — steel maces.  Learn how he went from strained “solopreneur” to relief by choosing to work with co-founders who offered skills that Tee didn’t have.  Listen as he describes how entrepreneurship has enhanced his communication skills…

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Ep. 036: On Starting an Outdoor Consumer Electronics Brand — The Caro Krissman Interview

Caro Krissman, Outdoor Tech, Venture Superfly, Entrepreneur, John Benzick, Startup

Hear how this perpetual entrepreneur, Caro Krissman, launched the consumer electronics brand, Outdoor Tech, to better serve outdoor enthusiasts.  Learn how his network of peers motivated him to achieve. Listen as he describes how entrepreneurship has changed him — as well as his biggest joys and frustrations along his entrepreneurial path. Leave a Rating & Review in…

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