Podcast: Gear Fest Pittsburgh- Christine Iksic & Chris Kaminski



Christine Iksic and Chris Kaminski are Pittsburgh natives and the founding partners of Gear Fest Pittsburgh and 3 Rivers Outdoor Company (a local, independent specialty outdoor retailer planning to open in Lawrenceville in Spring 2018).  The inaugural Gear Fest Pittsburgh will be held on April 23, 2017 at the Ace Hotel in East Liberty from noon to 5pm (doors open for sellers to register gear at 11am).  The event will feature outdoor gear sales, live music and craft beer from four local brewers as well as prizes from outdoor vendors and organizations.  There is no admission charge to attend Gear Fest; for all items sold at the event, sellers will receive 80% of the sales price. One percent of all sales at Gear Fest will be donated to First Waves (See link below).  For more information on Gear Fest, including where and when sellers can drop off gear to be sold and pre-Gear Fest events, go to:

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/228524240890026/

Website: http://www.gearfestpgh.com

Google Maps Parking/Directions:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1FJu7SJv0lhQNKDv5v1HnOPsy-zI&usp=sharing

Show Notes:
Christine Iksic and Chris Kaminski, founding partners, 3 Rivers Outdoor Company and Gear Fest Pittsburgh, contact info:
e-mail: 3RiversOutdoorCompany@gmail.com

website: http://www.gearfestpgh.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/3riversoutdoorco/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RiversOutdoorCo/

Links mentioned in the Podcast:
First Waves (a project of SurfSUP Adventures) uses standup paddleboarding (SUP), the art of filmmaking, and digital media as a catalyst to inspire conservation of local waterways and mentorship for at-risk youth.
http://www.firstwaves.org

Ace Hotel Pittsburgh, East Liberty
https://www.acehotel.com/pittsburgh

Craft Beer Brewers participating in Gear Fest Pittsburgh:
East End Brewing Company, Pittsburgh, PA (East End & The Strip)
http://www.eastendbrewing.com

Grist House Craft Brewery, Pittsburgh, PA (Millvale)
http://www.gristhouse.com

Hop Farm Brewing Co., Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
http://www.hopfarmbrewingco.com

Spoonwood Brewing Company, Bethel Park, PA
http://www.spoonwoodbrewing.com

Pilates Day Pittsburgh, May 7, 2017, at Mindful Brewing Company, Castle Shannon
http://www.mindfulbrewing.com
Listen to FitLabPGH Podcast released 2/15/17, follow @FitLabPGH on Instagram and stay tuned to the FitLabPGH website for more information http://www.fitlabpgh.blubrry.com

The Shala of Pittsburgh, Ashtanga Yoga, Lawrenceville
http://www.theshalapittsburgh.com

Trail Pittsburgh, a Chapter of the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA)
http://www.trailpittsburgh.org

Ascend Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (South Side Flats)
(Profiled in FitLabPGH Podcast released 2/26/17)
https://www.ascendpgh.com

KAVU (Klear Above Visibility Unlimited)
http://www.kavu.com

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Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music:
Marathon Man by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org


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