Wade's Open Road

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  • INTERVIEWED BY:

    Action Sports

  • INTERVIEW LOCATION:

    Portland, OR

  • AIRED ON:

    Other: Roadtrip Nation Action Sports | FuelTV

WADE MARTIN

General Manager
Dew Tour

“I realized all I've been doing up to this point is learning.”

INTERESTS:

Action Sports Business

THEMES DISCUSSED:

FOUNDATION:

Accomplishing Goals

TAGS:

learning

BIOGRAPHY:

  • Wade played tennis, but was always interested in sports in general.
  • Went to Michigan State University to play tennis; got his sports management degree.
  • That led to a long, illustrious career in various areas of the action sports world.
  • In 2003, he joined NBC Sports as the general manager of action sports.
  • He spearheaded the creation and management of the Dew Tour, the first-ever season-long tour for professional action sports.
  • Says what you're doing when you're in your twenties is learning.
  • When he looks back a few years, he realizes how much he's learned in such a short time period.
  • Says it's helpful not to focus on chasing one exact job, but rather, follow the things that you like.

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