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Profession: Mountaineering
Date of Birth: 1938
Country: United States of America
Yvon Chouinard is an American "outdoors" businessman with a net worth of $200 million. Yvon Chouinard built his net worth in the outdoor industry with gear and clothing. He was born in Lewiston, Maine. He is the Founder of Black Diamond Equipment and Patagonia Clothing. He has been an avid rock climber and instructor.
Yvon Chouinard (born November 9, 1938) is a rock climber, environmentalist and outdoor industry businessman, noted for his contributions to climbing, climbing equipment and the outdoor gear business. His second company, Patagonia, is known for its environmental focus. According to Fortune magazine, Chouinard is arguably the most successful outdoor industry businessman alive today.
Chouinard is also a surfer, kayaker, falconer and fly fisherman, particularly fond of tenkara fly-fishing. He is a writer, first on climbing issues and ethics, and more lately on mixing environmentalism and sound business practice in the concept of a slow company. He has been on the cover of Fortune, and has been featured on CNBC's Squawk on the Street.
Chouinard's father was a French-Canadian handyman, mechanic, plumber. In 1946, he and his family moved from Maine to Southern California. His early climbing partners included Royal Robbins and Tom Frost. A Sierra Club member, in his youth he founded the Southern California Falconry Club, and it was his investigations of falcon aeries that led him to rock climbing. To save money, and make adaptations for the way he was climbing, he decided to make his own climbing tools, teaching himself blacksmithing, and eventually started a business.
In 1971, Chouinard met and married his wife, Malinda Pennoyer, who was an art and home economics student at California State University, Fresno. They have a son (Fletcher) and a daughter (Claire).
Chouinard was one of the leading climbers of the "Golden Age of Yosemite Climbing". He participated in the first ascent of the North America Wall in 1964 (with Royal Robbins, Tom Frost and Chuck Pratt), using no fixed ropes. The next year, his and TM Herbert's ascent of the Muir Wall on El Capitan improved the style of previous first ascents. Chouinard became the most articulate advocate of the importance of style, the basis of modern rock climbing.
In 1961, he visited the Canadian Rockies with Fred B

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Patagonia Joins Coalition Suing To Block Trump's Federal Land Cuts

“We’ve fought to protect these places since we were founded and now we’ll continue that fight in the courts.” Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia’s billionaire founder, called the Trump administration “evil” in his defense of the lands. I think it ...
Posted: December 6, 2017, 7:48 pm

Patagonia Founder Blasts Trump’s ‘Evil Government,’ Utah’s ‘Wacko Politicians’

Yvon Chouinard told CNN correspondent Bill Weir that the planet is at stake and lambasted the Trump administration specifically for seeking to reduce the size of Bears Ears National Monument, among others. He is "ready for a long legal fight" against the ...
Posted: December 4, 2017, 4:51 am

Patagonia to Sue the Trump Administration for Shrinking 2 National Monuments in Utah [Updated]

Though the company's earliest origins are rooted in environmental activism, its efforts began in earnest in 1986, when founder Yvon Chouinard committed Patagonia to donating either one percent of sales or 10 percent of profits, whichever is greater ...
Posted: December 7, 2017, 6:48 am
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