As Marco Sullivan, a 14-year veteran on the United States ski team, has grown older, he says his desire to get involved in philanthropy has increased. "When you're a young athlete, you're really focused on yourself. No matter what sport you're in, you're pretty self-centered," he said.
Good morning all! Today we're here at the Ketchum Innovation Center, this location is both home to a few Wood River Valley startups as well as a hub for young entrepreneurs here in the valley. We have a couple exclusive interviews with some awesome valley startups, Spencer Brendel with PlayHard-GiveBack, Hannah McNees owner of The...
Play Hard Give Back believes in balance. Based out of Ketchum, Idaho, we thrive on adventure and getting out there, loading up the bike, skis, climbing gear and fly rod because that's living. At the same time, PHGB feels that active lifestyles should be balanced by a mindfulness of what makes the good times possible.
With the help of Wild Gift, PlayHard GiveBack will produce, develope and co-brand athlete related products, marketing them through PlayHard-GiveBack sponsored athletes while directing the profits to developing these athletes and their social causes. I am excited to be working with Wild Gift discovering the true values in life while transforming them into a Social Enterprise.
Spencer Brendel is raising funds for Play Hard Give Back on Kickstarter! Play Hard Give Back aims to create a culture among athletes around the importance of giving back.