Between 2 Beards Podcast
Two outdoor industry professionals sit down and talk paddlesports, outdoor recreation and that parent life. We'll invite celebrated outdoor professionals to come sit between two beards for verbal jousting and laughter.
info_outline Episode 11 - Baller Alert!!! 06/10/2020
Episode 11 - Baller Alert!!! In Episode 11, The Beards catch up after a few weeks of hustle as the summer business pace has set in. They welcome special guest, Bryant Baker (AKA: Cast Away) the river operations manger from ACE Adventure Resort, founder/owner of Rim to River Endurance Company, and B Baller at large. They discuss Bryant's efforts to organize the "Rim To River 100", West Virginia's first 100 mile ultra marathon and form the nonprofit Adventure Appalachia to take West Virginia youth on Adventure Experiences.
info_outline Episode 10 - The Dime Piece, Covid Retail and Manufacturing, How each of the Beards got engaged 05/11/2020
Episode 10 - The Dime Piece, Covid Retail and Manufacturing, How each of the Beards got engaged Episode 10 - "the dime piece' feels like a milestone but let's not jinx it!! / The state of Covid-19 business isn't all bad but stay on your hustle!! / The Beards chat about each of their unique proposals to their wives.
info_outline Episode 9 - Escape Communities / Making PPE / Disco Milk 04/09/2020
Episode 9 - Escape Communities / Making PPE / Disco Milk Episode 9 - Out of town visitors ruffle the feathers of New River Gorge locals by traveling in from out of state during shelter in place orders, Outdoor industry manufacturers have started producing PPE, Vince fills us in on Disco Milk, and there is official B2Beards Merchandise being dropped to raise funds for the PPE effort!
info_outline Episode 8 - Shave Or Nah? / Chris Hipgrave / COVID-19 Fitness / Brexit 03/25/2020
Episode 8 - Shave Or Nah? / Chris Hipgrave / COVID-19 Fitness / Brexit Episode 8 features Chris Hipgrave, Director of Sales from Pyranha Kayaks, sitting between The Beards to discuss the effects of the pandemic, Brexit, the state of the whitewater industry, and his fitness/work out regimen. The Beards also theorize a possible shave to show support for the front line health care workers who are wearing N-95 masks while battling Covid-19. Episode 8 might be the best conversation yet.....but just to be safe, wash your hands after listening!
info_outline Episode 7 - The Pandemic Paradigm 03/17/2020
Episode 7 - The Pandemic Paradigm The beards address the quickly changing landscape of business and life as the COVID-19 Corona Virus begins to heavily impact our country and communities. What do these changes mean for their businesses in the short and long term...what can we do to be a part of the solution?
info_outline Episode 6: Retailing vs Selling / NPD's Sneakernomics / Impersonation = Flattery 03/13/2020
Episode 6: Retailing vs Selling / NPD's Sneakernomics / Impersonation = Flattery The Beards return from a brief break and are now both "Girl Dads"! They dive straight into conversation on a listener's comment regarding Retailing vs Selling and cruise into a discussion of NPD's recent "Sneakernomics" article. The Beards round out the show with a shout out to all the listeners...and impersonators. Enjoy Episode 6, it should pair well with your favorite bourbon or dark roast coffee!
info_outline Episode 5 - Waterfall Aspirations / Boat Houses / Real Wives Of The Beards 02/24/2020
Episode 5 - Waterfall Aspirations / Boat Houses / Real Wives Of The Beards A little follow up conversation was due on the quickly developing Apex Watercraft topic, which leads to discussion on the influence from Dane Jackson's recent waterfall run. The Beards "pop the hood" and talk about their personal quivers of watercraft and get personal with discussions about their families and significant others. Followed up with a few shout outs to The Beard's followers...episode 5 is fresh!!!
info_outline Episode 3: The BIG Deal / It's a Rotomolded World 02/02/2020
Episode 3: The BIG Deal / It's a Rotomolded World Episode 3 is comprised of conversations from the earliest recordings of The Beards. Discussing the merger of Big Adventures and Bonafide, then diving into theories of how the Rotomolding Industry is really the driver of paddle sports brand development currently. Following the hot takes from episode 2, enjoy this quick chaser..... or palette cleanser, if you will.
info_outline Episode 2: Special Talk / Sorry Corran / Chase Tanner Gets Bearded 01/23/2020
Episode 2: Special Talk / Sorry Corran / Chase Tanner Gets Bearded Episode 2 turns up the heat with deep thoughts on specialty retail, hot takes on Corran's "The Zine" article, and our first guest (Chase Tanner) fights to get a word in with The Beards. Rough around the edges but sharp enough to cut through the industry non-sense. Enjoy!
info_outline Meet The Beards / Rise Of Peli-Con / Paddling and Outdoor Talk 12/24/2019
Meet The Beards / Rise Of Peli-Con / Paddling and Outdoor Talk In this opening episode of Between 2 Beards, The Beards (Brian Vincent and Brad Scott) introduce themselves, then dive into the latest paddle sports industry news revolving around the acquisition of Confluence Outdoor by Pelican International.