Get to Know Mark Lauman

Name: Mark Lauman

Twitter: @marklauman (same for instagram)

Personal site:

The first post you wrote for The Rising: Video of the Week #1

One book you would recommend that people read: “Alone on the Wall” by Alex Honnold. Not good for reading before bed since it’s sweaty palm inducing.


Your music of choice for a good day: MisterWives, Jose Gonzalez, Chet Faker


For a bad day: Sleeping at Last, Bon Iver, Snow Patrol

Your coffee shop order: If I have no free drink, tall black coffee. If I have a free drink, triple shot pumpkin spice latte.


Your ultimate dream job: Location scout photographer/climbing and adventure photographer


Your guilty pleasure (of any variety): Playing Heroes of the Storm with my friends in Texas, and expensive climbing shoes.


Something that changed your life forever: Starting a company with my best friend with no money and almost no clients.


Tell us one random fact about you: I used to be into screamo/hardcore music (such an angsty teenager).



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