andrew shanahan - founder & ceo
Andy has been active in the surf travel industry for over 10 years. Has built and owned a world class surf resort named Aura Surf Resort. Recently completed his 4th project in Indonesia. Has traveled extensively across the globe on specific surf missions on all price ranges. Previous to this he worked in development real estate right across Australia. He has extensive experience in the crypto market and owns a large successful gym in Bali. Andy is the founder of Island Surf Retreats and Aura Surf Resort. He has worked alongside the best surf travel agents in the world and knows this industry throughout.
kyle barnett - director of locations & business development
Kyle owns a successful international furniture business manufactured in Indonesia. He has travelled the world far and wide surfing and has a keen eye for awesome locations. He has developed a large global database of valuable contacts and obtained education from both formal University education and informal education through general life experience. Highly knowledgeable in the surf and snow industry as well as mountaineering, rafting and kayaking. Kyle speaks Chinese Mardarin, Spanish and Indonesian. Adventure sports such as surfing and snowboarding are a major driving force in his life, he is excited to enter this new venture where he can use his experience and skills to ensure success.
jim habig - ADVISER marketing & business development
Managing director of International Surf Properties, and associate director of Coldwell Banker, Jim once again is deeply embedded in the international surf and property scene. Immeasurable contacts within the industry. Years of experience in the field. Jim is another integral member of the team who will boost the achievement of ADR. Jim continues to have deep ties into quite a few companies such as Lost / Hobie / Vissla / Oakley / and many more. International Surf Properties were recently featured in the Los Angeles Times and are working on advertisement campaigns for Surfline / Magic Seaweed / the Inertia, expecting huge
tierza agostoni - marketing & administration
Tierza and Andy have been working together for 7+ years. She was head of bookings and marking at Aura Surf Resort. Then recently helped build Gym Juice Yoga. Tierza has studied Tourism Hospitality and Hotel Management at Udayana University-Bali with a scholarship due to her merits. She has been working in hospitality and tourism industry since 2011.
holly crawford - brand ambassador & snow location advisor
Holly is a regular face in professional snowboarding. World Champion in 2011, she has been in 4 consecutive Winter Olympics and won numerous medals. Her first competition was the Junior World Championships in 2002. WIth the most recent being PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. Holly will guide Adrenaline Chain to the best snow resorts worldwide to ensure our list is first class. https://www.linkedin.com/in/holly-crawford-17722011/
Francine Zauner - commnications and content manager
Francine Zauner is passionate about writing, journalism and literature. Just like the power of the written word, she is interested in facilitating blockchains and cryptocurrencies due to their transparency and potential in furthering our society. She believes that blockchain technology will revolutionize every single industry as well as create more honest businesses and charities. Over the years, she studied a Diploma in Journalism from the International Career Institute (United Kingdom). She has experience working with Increz Global, an international marketing firm with its own cryptocurrency, as Global Communications Director. She is currently Owner and Founder of her global copywriting and marketing business (www.francinezauner.com), Senior Writer at Third Culture (Hong Kong), and Administrator of the Phuket Beach Conservancy (her family’s own charity in Thailand). She is also Brand Ambassador of the phone application Commune X (Singapore) and the environmentally-conscious fashion label Burning Ocean (Bali).
michael gregory - marketing and business development advisor
Michael Gregory is a proven team leader and cross functional manager with over 15 years experience in the ski industry and sports marketing. Michael's deep involvement with companies such as Red Bull and Mammoth Resorts will compliment Adrenaline Chain marketing and help form various sports business relationships. An important addition to the team, Michael will help drive marketing and business development with a focus on the North America snow region.
alan muston - alps regional manager
Alan Muston developed a passion for the mountains at a young age starting skiing at 4 years old having a career in ski racing in his early years. Alan has won Australian championships and has chased his passion to all corners of the globe. He lived in Canada for a number of years calling whistler home where he got the opportunity to refine his skiing abilities. Skiing with the likes of Candid Thovex, Hugo Harrison and Jf Cussion, he was lucky enough to have worked a summer for Camp of Champions http://www.campofchampions.com/
Alan then turned his attention to the Alps with a plan of exploring the huge expanses of Chamonix. Having lived in the alps for the last 10 years he has developed a good knowledge of the whole region. After living 10 years in France, Alan now speaks French and has a basic understanding of German. He has worked in the hospitality industry for 20 years as either a ski instructor or a chef. As area manager for the Alps Region, Alan will handle all adventure sports possible for both Summer and Winter activities.
gus buckner - marketing & sales manager Asia pacific
As an experienced Global Marketing & Sales professional, Gus is an ambitious, visionary with an excellent record of growth and achievement. He has unique International experience & versatility that is reflected in his distinctive accomplishments representing both small & major corporations. Landing record of success in International marketing & brand management. Including Brands such as: Oakley Inc. Split ltd. Telstra, Australian Water Assoc. P'fessor Guus and Events such as; The Olympics, The X-games, and The Arctic Challenge.
andrew muse - marketing & sales manager
Andrew is a professional multi-sport athlete, photographer, cinematographer, producer, director and story teller. He has been in the action sports industry for the last 10 years currently working closely with brands like The Travel Channel, GoPro, Rossignol, Ski Magazine, Outside Magazine, Men's Journal, The Robb Report and more. All while traveling with my incredible adventure pup "Kicker Dog"
Premiere action-sports/adventure content creator, social media influencer, jack of all trades, and adventure dog owner
harald steinmann - team rider free surfer
Haralds quest for perfection and to seek out only the best waves in the planet is a core value that resonates within the Adrenaline Chain family. Harald has extensive experience surfing across the world and is fluent in Bahasa Indonesian. Ambassador and community project manager. A vital part of the team and surf destination verification.