Christopher Odell is the creator, owner, and operator of Datsusara. Christopher's company produces some of the best hemp gear for Jiu-Jitsu athletes including Gis, hoodies, t-shirts, bags, wallets, and other apparel. In this episode, we discuss how Chris started one of the most high quality brands in BJJ and how he uses Jiu-Jitsu and MMA training to overcome adversity in his life. Enjoy!
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Christopher hosts an awesome Podcast and you can check that out here.
Tim Ferriss and his book the Four Hour Workweek. Tim also did a case study on Datsusara where he analyzed how the company is similar to what he outlines in his book. Tim's work inspired Chris to start Datsusara back in 2007 when hemp was barely known as such a useable source for clothing.
This link is to an article breaking down the benefits of hemp and how it works as a fabric.
Here's a resource about how hemp is produced.