Beastmaker: An Interview with Dan Varian
Are you obsessed with fingerboarding? Well, grab a seat and listen up as we delve into the world of beastmaking! In this episode Tom sat down with one of the founders of Beastmaker, Dan Varian, a fingerboarding expert. As you probably know Dan is no stranger to training and also has multiple FAs, repeats of v14s and hard trad routes, to name a few of his climbing acheivements.
It’s tricky to know where to start in interviewing Dan, as alongide an impressive ticklist and running a successful business, Dan also manages to juggle family life as a loving husband and father. So this episode is not just for climbers trying to reach the next level in their own climbing, but also for those who manage a busy working and family life!
- Why Dan first started fingerboarding.
- How Beastmaker came to be.
- What does his training look like.
- What his approach is to finding new FAs.
- How he juggles Work, family and getting outdoors.
- How impactful ageing and becoming a parent is for him.
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Err how do you play the podcast?
A very good point! We’ve added the link in now, hope you enjoy 🙂