2012 Industry Profiles comes to an end!

18 Sep, 2012

When it comes to the action sports industry, many people have their hand in the ideas, products and brands. The Industry Profile Series set out to interview people from all different backgrounds that work in a variety of companies, jobs and roles that impact action sports. The 2012 Industry Profile interviews composed of 28 individuals, from June to September on Tuesdays and Thursdays to help showcase various jobs within the industry.

Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit an interview and share their thoughts. I truly appreciate the effort it took to share your story and make this happen. Thanks to everyone who read the interviews all summer long. Did you have a favorite interview from this summer?

Here are the 2012 Industry Profiles in case you missed them:

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From the beginning of time, I was Shannon. From the beginning of snowboarding, I was Shay. From the beginning of online communities, I was Shayboarder. In the end, I’m the writer, photographer, editor, publisher, guru of sorts, product tester, curvy girl, and most importantly the snowboarder behind it all. Follow me on this journey through snowboarding, mountain biking, traveling and fun experiences!

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  1. September 18, 2012

    All of the interviews were great…but my favorite? I’d say Sami Shams/Stepchild..all straight talk..
    But, I did also like the Matt Cummins one too since I always wondered about the story behind the name One Ball Jay, and Seth Hill seems like a pretty cool dude too…Great Job Shay!

  2. September 24, 2012

    Great work on the interviews! So many different views on snowboarding and the industry, keep it up!