"We need to turn hope into action, it's time to get off the sidelines and get out there. You're gonna get some mud on your face. Democracy requires participation - it's a contact sport."
Jeremy Jones talks to 1% for the Planet's 'Planet Service Announcement', a regular podcast where you’ll hear fascinating stories from leaders, musicians, photographers, adventurers, environmentalists and everyday people from all walks of life—who have a deep connection to our planet, and a commitment to save it.
As an accomplished filmmaker, entrepreneur, environmentalist and snowboarding pioneer, Jeremy Jones is widely regarded as one of the most legendary big mountain riders and explorers of all time. Named a National Geographic “Adventurer of the Year” and ten times voted “Best Big Mountain Rider of the Year” by Snowboarder Magazine, Jeremy has starred in over a hundred snowboard movies and videos worldwide, including his highly acclaimed, foot-powered snowboarding trilogy Deeper, Further and Higher.
He is the founder and CEO of award-winning Jones Snowboards and in 2007 Jeremy founded Protect Our Winters, a global cause uniting the winter sports community against climate change and was recognised as a Champion of Change by President Barack Obama.