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Earn Your Story: The Limits of Age

When Michael turned 61, he asked himself, “Do I still have it in me?” He, like Trayvax, wanted to know if what others say can’t be achieved, can be.                 After his birthday, Michael had a glass of wine to instill navigational courage, and mapped out an aggressive four-day trek into the back-country of the Olympics. His thick brown hair, yet to be peppered with gray, five diverse children, successful career in the Navy, a self-taught carpenter, best friend with his wife, and ability to teach anyone at a block party how to plant the perfect tomato, is his charismatic simplicity. Retirement at 61 challenged this simplicity for him to ask: what if?                 He snuggled...

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Earn Your Story: Dr. Saad's Happy Hour

Dr. Saad has a long-term vision of commuting to work, dressed in flannel business casual, in a solo kayak, with a thermos of coffee at arms reach wedged into the bow. He will wave to local kayak commuters also on their way to earn earth money. Is it possible? Well, for that we are not the judge, but it is authentic.  Trayvax believes in authenticity. Not just in how you live your life on a day-to-day basis, but how you work your life. Part of who you are is who you’ve been; history grooms all of us to pursue our future with authenticity and character. Dr. Saad, a 29-year-old engineer, is doing just that.             Dr. Saad...

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Earn Your Story: Her Way Back

Trayvax is not just about the possibility of exploration, but the craft behind those that pursue it. We are interested in customers who have earned their story through soulful determination. Simply put, what makes a person refuse to give up when the universe takes without warning? Katie is one of those customers who will help us to determine that answer.             Katie can be found tucking her Trayvax Axis into the pocket of her beige windproof pants before a weekend hike with her German Shepherd. She runs without music in her ears, competes in heavy-lifting competitions, and rock climbs with graceful technique. She is a brown-hair-, blue-eyed unicorn woman that makes life look lovely and effortless....

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Earn Your Story: The Soul of Trayvax

Trayvax transcends beyond its futuristic engineering. Crafted details, like the way someone’s grip naturally fits the wallet’s slim weightlessness and how cards shuffle seamlessly through the card slot, these elements are composed by the soul of Trayvax.                 The Trayvax factory is situated amongst a sea of other warehouses, in dewy Bellingham, WA. Through the beige front door, the rhythm of custom machinery pulses. Vibrant employees chat about outdoor adventures, as sewing machines meticulously mesh fabric together, and computers light up with online orders. Inside, the ascetic is a combination of warm wooden workstations, tall fake plants, red plastic bins of supplies (piled upon blue plastic bins of paracord, leather, custom screws), and more. The air tastes of laser-cut metal....

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