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Jack Kirkham, Owner, Springbar Tents - Utah’s oldest tentmaker | Highlander Podcast

Jack Kirkham, Owner, Springbar Tents - Utah’s oldest tentmaker | Highlander Podcast

August 8, 2020

Jack Kirkham, owner of Springbar Tents, joins the History of Gear Series to talk about the oldest tentmaker in Utah, his father’s passion for making great product, and how they’ve continued to make heritage USA made tents.

Learn more about Springbar Tents at their website:

https://springbar.com/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

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The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

History of Gear Series: Evolution of Mountain Tents | Highlander Podcast

History of Gear Series: Evolution of Mountain Tents | Highlander Podcast

August 3, 2020

Bruce Johnson joins the History of Gear Series to talk through the evolution of mountain tents from the earliest pup tents of the Civil War to the Oval Intention geodesic from the North Face.

 

Learn more about the the history of mountain tents on Johnson’s website.

http://www.oregonphotos.com/Vintage%20tents.html

 

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

 

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

 

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

 

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

Sandi Landon - Global Human Resources Director - KLIM | Highlander Podcast

Sandi Landon - Global Human Resources Director - KLIM | Highlander Podcast

July 31, 2020

Sandi Landon, Global Human Resources Director for Teton Outfitters (KLIM / 509) shares how the company has adapted to COVID, the growth of the motorsports business, and the adjustments designers and product creators will have to make.

 

Connect with Sandi on Linkedin:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandi-landon-phr-csp-9746746/

 

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

 

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

 

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

 

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

History of Gear Series: Mountain Safety Research (MSR) | Highlander Podcast

History of Gear Series: Mountain Safety Research (MSR) | Highlander Podcast

July 27, 2020

Bruce Johnson joins our History of Gear Series for a conversation about Mountain Safety Research (MSR) and the founder, Larry Penberthy. We talk about this Seattle-based company and the founder’s contributions to designing safer climbing equipment grounded in testing and a scientific approach.

 

Learn more about MSR on the History of Gear website.

http://www.oregonphotos.com/MSR1.html

 

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

 

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

 

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

 

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

Veronica Villhard, Footwear Innovation Designer, Under Armour / OPDD Alumni | Highlander Podcast

Veronica Villhard, Footwear Innovation Designer, Under Armour / OPDD Alumni | Highlander Podcast

July 23, 2020

Veronica Villhard, a Footwear Innovation Designer with Under Armour and OPDD alumni (Class of 2019) shares her experience working in industry post graduation, the transition from office to at home work, and what she’s learned during her first year in industry.

 

Connect with Veronica on LinkedIn.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/vvillhard/

 

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

 

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

 

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

History of Gear Series: DownHome | Highlander Podcast

History of Gear Series: DownHome | Highlander Podcast

July 20, 2020

Chuck Kennedy and Denice Hermann talk about the founding of the 70s sleeping back company DownHome. We talk with them about making gear to fund their lifestyle and their origins as the founders of the Arcata, California gear industry including their involvement with companies like the Arcata Transit Authority, Kokatat, Blue Puma, and Moonstone.

 

Learn about the Arcata, California region in our Hot Spots of Gear episode.

https://opdd.usu.edu/podcast

 

Read more about the history of DownHome at the History of Gear website.

http://www.oregonphotos.com/DownHome1.html

 

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

Visit us at Highlandermag.com.

 

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

 

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

 

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

History of Gear Series: Hot Spots of Gear / Bruce Johnson | Highlander Podcast

History of Gear Series: Hot Spots of Gear / Bruce Johnson | Highlander Podcast

July 17, 2020

Bruce Johnson joins the History of Gear Series to talk about the evolution of hot spots for gear making around North America including Denver / Boulder, Seattle, the Bay Area, and Arcata, CA. We talk about the smallest of them, Arcata, and the influence of gear companies like Moonstone, Blue Puma, Kokatat, and Down Home.

Read more about the history of gear at Bruce Johson’s website.

http://www.oregonphotos.com/Backpacking-Revolution1.html

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

Visit us at Highlandermag.com.

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

Neil Schwartz, Head of Insights - TGP Insights - Data Driven Decisions | Highlander Podcast

Neil Schwartz, Head of Insights - TGP Insights - Data Driven Decisions | Highlander Podcast

July 13, 2020

Neil Schwartz, founder of TGP Insights. Neil shares his perspective on the future of the outdoor and active markets post-COVID and the importance of data driven decisions.

Connect with Neil on LinkedIn.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/neil-schwartz-96a4816/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

Visit us at Highlandermag.com.

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

History of Gear Series: Daleboot / Utah’s custom ski boot maker | Highlander Podcast

History of Gear Series: Daleboot / Utah’s custom ski boot maker | Highlander Podcast

July 9, 2020

Mike Sheets, Sales Manager at Daleboot shares the history and founding of Daleboot by Mel Dalebout in 1969, his innovations to ski boot making, and the lasting impact of this Utah based ski company.

Learn more about Daleboot at their website, http://www.daleboot.com/en.

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

Visit us at Highlandermag.com.

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

Puerto Rico Outdoor Industry Panel | Highlander Podcast

Puerto Rico Outdoor Industry Panel | Highlander Podcast

July 3, 2020

A panel with representatives from the Puerto Rico Outdoor Recreation Industry Association (PRORIA), Utah’s Office of Outdoor Recreation, the Outdoor Product Design & Development program and Puerto Rico’s Department of Commerce discuss the potential of the outdoor industry in Puerto Rico in a recent economic development webinar hosted by PRORIA.

Connect with PROPRIA on Facebook and Instagram.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Nonprofit-Organization/Puerto-Rico-Outdoor-Recreation-Industry-Association-2150400908548142/

https://www.instagram.com/puertoricooutdoor/?hl=en

Keep up with everything that the State of Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation is doing as well at their website.

https://business.utah.gov/outdoor/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

Visit us at Highlandermag.com.

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

Listen to a previous presentation by Dr. Andrew Deceuster from his visit to the island in 2019.

https://www.usu.edu/today/story/opdd-and-the-puerto-rico-outdoor-assoc-discuss-value-of-outdoor-industry

 

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