TPM EPISODE 20: DON WALLACE

The road to wakeboard industry that Don Wallace took was different than most. From humble beginnings in Grass Valley, CA where life revolved around street rods, skiing, and hanging out with his brother/crew.  From there it was on to college in the big city of Eugene where his Surfing Magazine subscription parlayed itself into and internship and eventually a career that is highlighted by the sinking of an $80,000 boat amongst other things.

Don Wallace Show Notes:

1:14:  working with engineers in the Liquid Force world

2:31:  The Road from Nevada City to Southern California

3:49:  Life and work balance at Liquid Force

5:30:  University of Oregon and Ski racing

7:51   How a subscription to Surfing Magazine  changes his life

12:07:    Evo (listen for special offer) and Diecutstickers.com (Listen for 10% off your first order with DCS 15) 
14:07:  The job of a lifetime out of school, being Liquid Force’s TM

16:20:  Cutting athletes

21: 00:  Spy (25% off site wide, listen for code) and Sierra at Tahoe spots

22:00:  Vice President of Sales and Marketing

24:00:  Aaron Grace’s role

25:25:  What is he most proud of in his career?

27:05:  What is his biggest career regret aside from sinking an $80,000 boat?

28:30:  What’s next and needed in wakeboarding?

31:00:  How to get into the wakeboard industry