Hana Beaman has been a professional snowboarder for half of her life. She has been on the podium at the X Games, shredded powder in Alaska and done everything in between…but her real focus in life is finding fun. On the podcast, we talk about her career, test tube babies, gender inequality in snowboarding, and a lot more…
Hana Beaman Show Notes
3:31: Growing up Big Bear Lake, her test tube sister, pirate ships, and ski tote catalogs.
6:50: How did she get into skiing and getting her first snowboard from Tom Simms at age 6.
14:00: Seeing her first snowboard movie, Decade, and seeing Snow Summit as a park.
14:56: Was she a regular high school kid and sports in high school.
16:38: Sierra Nevada College and snowboarding and meeting the right people
17:50: Seeing the path and dropping out of school
26:40: How soon does success happen for her?
28:57: The US Open in Vermont and other contests
30:31: Who did Hana look up to early on in her career?
32:54: Being a woman in snowboarding and difference in treatment and pay
37:50: How was she at contests mentally and meeting celebrities
40:52: Getting frustrated with the scene and going to ride powder with Travis Rice.
45:53: Being a pioneer on content early in her career
48:34: The Full Moon Film
51:26: Snowboarding today and the tricks
52:26: Real estate and where she lives
54:20: What’s next for Hana and what people said about her