Hyper Wear takes us to many interesting places and provides a platform for us to meet many interesting people. Recently, we met Chad Skrederstu – an individual with with great vision and the will to make it happen… Chad is a great guy who has taken on a big mission – to spread the word about functional fitness — from the elite athlete to the underprivileged child. Chad is traveling the world for the next year, training anyone willing to sweat and teaching anyone willing to listen. Of course, as he travels, he is limited in what he can take with him, which is where Hyper Wear and TRX come in. Chad took a TRX Suspension Trainer along with a Hyper Vest PRO and a SandBell (which he fills when he arrives and empties when he leaves a new city.) We are glad we can help and are excited about the breadth of people our products will impact. Below is a message from Chad about the genesis of his journey. Get to know Chad a little better and be sure to check is video linked below!
Hi everyone my name is Chad Skrederstu and we’ll be spending the next year together traveling around the world for Project Sand Snow and Street Global (Project 3SG). Before we get started I want to give you a little background about myself (don’t worry I am not an egomaniac so you can read my bio if you would like in the staff section) and Project 3SG.
I was with my roommate Brad and his girlfriend Kristina sitting on the roof top of Hennessey’s Tavern in Hermosa Beach in mid December of 2009 and Brad said “could you just pick up and leave tomorrow?”
After 30 seconds of having a panic attack about the thought I replied “no way.”
The question made me look back on one of my only regrets, (well… maybe not the only one but that’s a whole another story) which was not traveling abroad in college and getting to experience the rest of the world.
I don’t want to sound like a jerk but I had a great job as the Personal Training Manager at the Equinox in Palos Verdes, an awesome group of friends, I lived two blocks from the beach, and I was completely finished with school. So I was living the dream in my eyes but felt like I was missing something.
As a result, on New Year’s Eve I made the decision that I was going to resign from my job at Equinox and travel the world for the next year to launch Sand Snow and Street. Now I am getting to do what I love with action sports conditioning, working with underprivileged children and traveling the world for the next year.
I will be posting my trip itinerary in the next couple of days and will blog the entire trip via the Sand Snow and Street website. So let the journey begin.
Here is Chad’s First Video for Hyper Wear. More to follow!