Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Meet the 36-year-old ‘surfer dude’ who is the world’s newest billionaire after selling percentage of his action sports camera business
Billion-dollar idea: Nick Woodman, pictured, is the founder of GoPro cameras which capture action shots
• Nick Woodman sold 8.88 per cent of GoPro to Taiwanese manufacturing company for $200 million, making him worth at least $1.15 billion
• GoPro is a wearable camera used by athletes to capture action shots
• Came up with the idea while surfing around Indonesia and Australia
By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 10:19 EST, 24 December 2012 | UPDATED: 11:05 EST, 24 December 2012
He may be a Californian surfer who throws around the word ‘dude’ and goes to work in a t-shirt – but Nicholas Woodman has not been taking it easy.
The 36-year-old is the mastermind behind GoPro – a wearable camera used by Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Thursday, October 13, 2011
Yeah, I thought that title would kinda’ get your attention.
It’s not “gratuitous,” of course. It’s old. And besides, our elite soldiers – Delta Force, Special Operations, SEAL Team, etc. – all are trained to eat unusual food, whatever is available to be eaten.
It’s definitely nothing new.
So, is it true that Read the rest of this entry »
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