XPT Founders big-wave surfer and elite athlete Laird Hamilton, former pro-volleyball player and fitness icon Gabby Reece, author and endurance expert Brian Mackenzie, former pro-volleyball player Jenn Meredith and Hollywood powerhouse James Williams each bring a unique and powerful voice that shapes our overall vision. Learn who we are and what brought us here.

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Laird Hamilton

XPT CO FOUNDER/CREATOR At 6’3”, 215 pounds, with an uncommon combination of balance, flexibility, and strength, Laird Hamilton is  truly...


Brian Mackenzie

XPT Co Creator Head Program Director Brian Mackenzie is a world-renowned strength and conditioning expert and the innovator of the endurance,...

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Gabby Reece

XPT Co Creator World renowned athlete, New York Times bestselling author, wife, mother.   At 6’ 3” the former professional beach...

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Jenn Meredith Castillo

XPT Co Creator Jenn began playing volleyball at an early age in San Diego. She attended Torrey Pines High School...


James Williams

James has spent the last 10 years helping build successful businesses, from advising some of the world’s most influential companies...