You ever feel guilty about something and don’t really act on it? Yeah, me too. Maybe after this episode, you’ll be more likely to do something about it.
Revelstoke-based Greg Hill’s LinkedIn profile simply states “Adventurer.” He is sponsored by many brands such as Arc’teryx , Salomon, Suunto and Gore-Tex and you can find him skiing in Salomon Freeski movies and in 2010, he skied 2 million feet. That’s a lot.
Greg has had a dilemma – he’s felt guilty about loving the wilderness to death. As it turns out, those adventures you and I enjoy so much aren’t that great for the very planet we are going out to appreciate. Greg has been doing what he can to reduce his carbon footprint by shifting to a plant-based diet (most of the time), using an electric vehicle instead of gas, taking fewer plane rides.
While I had the chance, I asked him what it’s like skiing that big mountain stuff we see in the movies – because he is the guy skiing that stuff. We talked about fear and surrounding yourself with the right people to accomplish your goals.
So listen on and let’s gear up.
By the way, this was recorded while I was at the Boston Convention Center, so there is some ambient noise. Sorry!
Life lessons from Greg
- Do things without waiting for policy change.
- Surround yourself with the right people and feel comfortable expressing your fears and concerns.
- Graham Hill Ted Talk
- The Curve of Time
- Graham Hill – his big brother
- Conrad Anker
- Laird Hamilton
Where to find Greg
- Salomon Freeski – watch the movies
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