Nick Woodman Quotes


In France a hip replacement was captured using two GoPros in a stereoscopic 3D arrangement. Students can watch the surgery using a virtual reality headset.

A smartphone is great for when one person is documenting another thing or another person doing something.

GoPro's capture devices and Kolor's software will combine to deliver exciting and highly accessible solutions for capturing creating and sharing spherical content.

I come into work late morning time and go at it until early evening and I'm lucky that I'm at the point where I'm able to do that.

If I walk up to a can of Red Bull I'm thinking about Formula One; I'm thinking about incredible athletic performances. And it helps me choose that can over something else to either side of it.

I lost $4 million of other people's money between the ages of 24 and 26.

Dedicating myself to actually following through was my single biggest achievement.

Keeping people fired up starts with having a really clear vision for what the company is aiming to do.

I still drink a couple of Red Bulls every day.

People don't go buy GoPro for the thing; they buy it for what the thing does.

I grew up with stories of people who start their own businesses and do really well. So I thought 'OK that's what you do.' I can thank my dad for that.

My twenties were my practice. My thirties were when I really hit my stride with GoPro and did all the heavy lifting to build the business.

As soon as I stopped trying to think about a business idea and started focusing on what I'm passionate about that's when it came to me.

Disney produces fabulous movies around certain characters and then they commercialize that engagement through toys books cruises.

Things that burn very brightly we wonder how long they can keep burning.

I learned that most people buy based on emotion not on a rational breakdown of the product or service.

I wore a GoPro camera on my head for all three of my boys.

One of my mentors early on was Eli Harari the founder of SanDisk who happened to be a friend of my dad's.

People use GoPros to capture the experiences they are passionate about.

Now I'm the father of three young boys I find myself using GoPro to film them more than anything - trips to the amusement park the beach the pool - just chasing them around as they grow.

I can sell anything that I totally believe in but I'm a horrible salesman of something I don't believe in.

I enrolled in a race car driving school where you go for three days and they wanted to rent me a video camera and charge me $100 for every half-hour.

If I didn't follow my passion for surfing... I would have never come up with the concept to make a wrist camera.

As long as you can bootstrap not at the sacrifice of competitive advantage bootstrapping is a really powerful thing because it allows you to be totally devoted to your vision.

Viral word-of-mouth marketing for GoPro is massive. Video is really the conduit.

I come from surfing and surfing is the worst cool-guy industry of all. I decided long ago to try and kill the cool guy.

Smartphones are always in your pocket. They're about reactive capture.

If we can become the de facto standard for image capture of unique perspectives around the world we have a lot of growth ahead of us.

What makes 4K so interesting is it captures lifelike cinema-quality video.

I think that devices like Glass are going to do a terrific job of capturing your first-person perspective. And that's what people first think of when they think of GoPro.

On the road and traveling - that's when people are at their most creative.

I got an email from the Crown Prince of Norway asking me to talk at a summit for young Norwegian entrepreneurs. I ran to my wife and was like 'Hey! I got an email from the Prince of Norway!'

I get pretty focused when I start working on something. And I drink a lot of water way more than most people.

Fear drives you a lot harder than success does.

Your passions are a bit like your fingerprints: Everybody has them; everybody's are different. One's passions may just be a guidebook to one's life.

Surfing is such an incredible experience with a huge ego element.

No surfer wants to be the photographer especially when the waves are good.

I feel like in a world where we all try to figure out our place and our purpose here your passions are one of your most obvious guides.

The worst way to fire somebody is to let it drag out. It's not good for that person because they're not succeeding in their role. And it's not good for the organization because it's just not working.

I want to want to go to work in the morning.

To get GoPro started I moved back in with my parents and went to work seven days a week 20 hours a day. I wrote off my personal life to make headway on it.

I realized that a surf trip on a jet can be like a road trip. If you see a road you want to turn down you can just go there.

You know what the best thing about morning ski trips are? McDonald's!

If I'm a content creator and I get recognition for my work that's going to motivate me to spend even more time on my next production and make it even better.

I have a GoPro in the trunk of my streetcar.