I am Dave Lee. Pro Snowboarder, turned entrepreneur. I've been part of a kick ass team that has built a successful snowboard brand, factory and subscription/media company. This podcast gives you insight into the how and why we do what we do. Small business, mountain culture, friends and family and a life-long dedication to a snowboard world that like many things in life has the ability to kick you in the teeth. Signal_Life is all about finding your own line in an often tracked out scene.
Podcast 10 Kyle Grant
Tuna for Sleds! Dave talks with snowboarder, fisherman and Entrepreneur Kyle Grant about creating a life in snowboarding own his own terms. Fishing in the off season, shredding in the winter. It's good advice to not let brands and sponsorships decide your fate or be your only motivation. If you love to ride, make it happen, and if it's authentic you'll find your support system.
Podcast 9 Mike McEntire aka Mack Dawg
Dave talks with Mike McEntire aka Mack Dawg about generations in snowboarding, progression of the sport through video and what riders today have to think about and go through if they want to be on top.
Podcast 8 Jake Olson-Elm
Jake Olson-Elm phones in and discusses his new video part in Snowboarder Mag's new movie SFD, His pro model and the inspiration behind the man in the bowtie, and a little contest we're working on based on the ETT Pine Wood Derby. Get yourself a little Signal_Life!
Podcast 7 David Uehara Talks Japan
Chatting with people for a short time in the industry who have been in it for over two decades is sort of like a time lapse shot. It's a cool perspective and a lot of times you wish it could go just a little bit longer. David Uehara has been in the snowboard game for over 20 years. Born in Japan and living in LA, he has helped many brands through the good times and the bad. David is a great guy and always has solid advice and an interesting perspective.
Podcast 6 Mike Akins
Mike Akins is one of Signal's first employees. In 2010 he and his wife moved to Helsinki Finland to raise a family and he has become a coffee roaster at one of Finland's finest coffee shops Kaffa Roastery. Snowboarding, Style and what happens when trouble finds you? Turn it into a positive!
A must listen for Snowboarders
If you love snowboarding and the industry you need to listen to this podcast. Every new episode highlights why snowboarding is such a great sport!
Dave Lee is great!
Anything Dave does is from the heart. Always inspiring, he's someone who will remind you to follow your passion, and keep it real!
Great Action Sports Industry Insight !!
Sure, I’m obviously a bit bias. But the Signal_Life Podcast throws some stoke to the people behind-the-scenes of the action sports industry. Can’t wait to see who gets interviewed next!