10 episodes

Each person is an idea away from the trajectory of their lives changing forever. Press play to hear that idea. #WeGotUs

The #WeGotUs Conversation Tour Gabriel Lee

    • Self-Improvement

Each person is an idea away from the trajectory of their lives changing forever. Press play to hear that idea. #WeGotUs

    10. Andy Fung | 'Started from the Bottom'

    10. Andy Fung | 'Started from the Bottom'

    Andy Fung (@Andy_Cuts) is a senior barber at New Shanghai Barbershop (@ShanghaiBarbershop) in Chinatown, British Columbia. Following a brief period of uncertainty following his graduation from high school, Andy has devoted himself towards a career in men's hairstyling.   

    Andy joins Gabe on this episode to discuss the non-linear path to get where he is today .   

    Make an appointment with Andy (once the COVID-19 pandemic is eradicated): https://www.shanghaibarbershop.ca/book

    Visual version of the interview: https://youtu.be/WmIVJJAnpL8

    • 30 min
    9: Mina Nishigori | 'Whatever it Takes'

    9: Mina Nishigori | 'Whatever it Takes'

    Mina Nishigori (@Mina_Burn365) is an entrepreneur who has been running her family-owned business for the last 20 years. Her latest venture, Burn 365, was a fitness studio devoted towards creating an inclusive community for clients from all walks of life, as Mina herself is blind. Diagnosed with Bietti crystalline dystrophy, a rare genetic eye disorder,  she started losing her vision at the age of 28, and is now completely blind.   

    Mina and Gabe discuss a range of topics including how she overcomes the inherent challenges of running a business without sight, what she misses most about being able to see and a remarkable story about how her friend helps her shop.  

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, Burn 365's final day of operation was March 16, 2020, however, Mina remains committed about living a passionate life that helps others realize their potential, accomplish their goals.

    Visual version of the interview: https://youtu.be/bti0erz_yVo.

    • 22 min
    8: Dejan Pralica | 'Shoe Dog'

    8: Dejan Pralica | 'Shoe Dog'

    With Hypebeast Culture at an all-time high, Gabe visits with one of the most influential figures within that space in Canada: Dejan Pralica (@DP16), Founder of Sole Savy (@SoleSavyInc) and Kick Deals Canada (@KickDealsCanada). The duo discuss DP's process in building his sneaker platforms, and collecting sneakers responsibly across different stages of life.   

    To become more a member of the Sole Savy community, please visit https://solesavy.com/.

    Visual version of the interview: https://youtu.be/4X_IbFK1kJk

    • 25 min
    7: Kat Jayme | 'Finding Big Country'

    7: Kat Jayme | 'Finding Big Country'

    Kathleen Jayme (@KatJayme_Films) is an award-winning filmmaker based out of Vancouver, British Columbia. Her passion within the realm of filmmaking is to tell meaningful and personal stories. In August of 2018, Kat and her team released 'Finding Big Country' (@FindingBigCountry), her "dream project" that documents the current whereabouts of former Vancouver Grizzlies Centre, Bryant 'Big Country' Reeves - Kat's childhood sporting hero.   

    On this episode, Kat joins Gabe to chat about the joys behind completing a project she is so passionate about, her fondest memories surrounding the sport of basketball and the grit required to be a filmmaker.  

    'Finding Big Country' is available to stream on Amazon Prime: https://www.amazon.com/Finding-Big-Co....   

    You can support Kat's next film through purchasing 'Finding Big Country' swag: https://findingbigcountry.com/merch/

    Visual version of this interview: https://youtu.be/Lcjsgr92QCw

    • 23 min
    6: Brandon Brock | 'Bigger than Basketball'

    6: Brandon Brock | 'Bigger than Basketball'

    Season 2 of the #WeGotUs video podcast opens with a dear friend of the host, Brandon Brock (@I3Brock). At the time of recording, Brandon is currently enrolled in the University of Alberta’s Master of Coaching Program, where he has served on the Men’s Varsity Basketball Team’s coaching staff for the past two seasons. He also coaches with Alberta’s Provincial Teams at the youth level, as well as with the Edmonton Stingers of the Canadian Elite Basketball League.   

    Brandon joined Gabe during his winter academic break to discuss the mindset of being a life-long learner, break down all he’s picked up over his decade of coaching in various roles and also to reflect upon where his dream of being a coach started: Richmond, British Columbia.

    Visual version of the interview: https://youtu.be/Rn74kAMf_lY

    • 40 min
    1: Abby Zawada | 'Living With Depression'

    1: Abby Zawada | 'Living With Depression'

    Gabe Lee, Founder of Gaber Inc., sits down with Abby Zawada to discuss their respective journeys combating their mental health, while remaining leaders in the local basketball scene. 



    Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmeYBrWzuqLVvT9acDXWGwg.

    Connect via Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gaberinc/

    • 30 min

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