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50 Most Influential People in Action Sports

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32: Gary Ream

Photograph By courtesy Woodward Camp

From its humble beginnings as a gymnastics-only summer camp in central Pennsylvania to its eventual destiny as a top-of-the-line multisport training resource with sister facilities in California, Colorado and China, the Woodward brand, as nurtured by president/founder Gary Ream, has pushed performance from skateboarding to BMX to freeskiing.