Mark Abma isn’t your typical pro skier. If you break him down, he’s part elite athlete, part farm boy, part hippy, part businessman and part dreamer with a work ethic that puts most people to shame. On part 2 of his podcast, we talk about all his different parts, money, sponsors, adrenal fatigue, video parts and a whole lot more.
Mark Abma Show Notes:
3:30: Early filming with PBP, the end of competition, why he left K2, and getting on Salomon and Helly Hanson
11:00: The shift to attainable skiing, Eric Hjorleifson, money, sponsors, negotiating, what happened to Salomon, and investments
19:00: Stanley: Get 30% off site wide with the code drinkfast
Peter Glenn Ski and Sports: Over 60 years of getting you out there
10 Barrel Brewery: Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone
21:30: His Squamish property, island property with Chris Turpin, and his unique Tofino development
32:00: Being ahead of the curve with his Biodiesel vehicle, yoga, and breath work.
40:30: Alpine Vans: Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life
Elan Skis: Over 75 years of innovation that makes you better
42:30: Being an early adopter of hydrotherapy, The Powder Awards, and achieving his goals at 24
47:00: Putting out six parts over 2 years, adrenal fatigue, finding balance, and his darkest video project The Masquerade
52:30: How his video parts come out, music selection, getting almost 100 stitches to his face, and the intimidation and experience of Alaska
63:30: Inappropriate Questions with Josh Dueck