Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Xtreme Examples

I previously blogged about finding something that you are passionate about and then making a business out of it. Here are a few more examples found on of some Xtreme entrepreneurs -- that have found ways to follow their passion and make a buck or two!

Carey Hart, Professional freestyle motocrossrider and reality TV star
Business ventures - Owner and founder of Hart & Huntington Tattoo Company, a tattoo shop and clothing line with locations in Honolulu; Las Vegas; Orlando, Florida; and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; owner and founder of Wasted Space, a new rock-inspired nightclub set to open this spring at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas

Eric Robinson, Off-road dirt bike rider, motocross rider, mountain biker, snowboarder and triathlete
Business ventures - College Park Industries, manufacturer of prosthetic feet, and founder of the Extremity Games, a sports event for athletes with limb loss and limb difference

Marc Frank Montoya and Liko S. Smith, Snowboarders; Montoya boards professionally
Business ventures - Co-founders of THE BLOCK Hotels, a chain of hotels designed for snowboarders with locations in Lake Tahoe and Big Bear Lake, California; Montoya is also co-owner of Sound Outerwear, maker of snowboarding gear and founder of DumbFounded PerduKshinz, a DJ company; Smith is also founder of Rogue Hospitality

Izzy and Coco Tihanyi, Surfers; Izzy formerly surfedcompetitively
Business venture - Surf Diva, a surf school and surf apparel company for women

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