Gnarly News #11
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Gnars are a new way to fund extreme athletes
We prefer a world where kids aren't sold energy drinks by their heroes. So as a community of action sports enthusiasts, we've formed a DAO to rethink how extreme athletes get sponsored.
Gnars are NFTs on the Ethereum blockchain
Based on Nouns open source and CC0 artwork, they're stored fully on-chain with no external dependencies. Each one gets you a DAO vote and memberships are available at auction, forever.
Gnars are dedicated to supporting the artistry of extreme athletes
News and Updates
Gnars are Extremely Nounish🤘
Our latest proposal to Nouns DAO is live and voting has commenced! Proposal 189 requests 694.20 ETH for Gnars to continue our extreme proliferation through activations like I LOVE XV in Brazil, but all around the world. The proposal has been the center of some contentious debates, but it has sparked a discussion about the future of Nouns that is certainly a critical one. If you haven’t yet, please take the time to read it! It’s definitely one for the history books.
The video featured at the top of Proposal 189 was produced by a team of Gnars! Huge shout out to Davin, Kai, and Troy for their awesome work. As well as Woody for the music provided by NounSounds. The video is available as a free mint on Zora until the end of the voting period. Kai and Troy also have an active proposal to become Gnarthletes, so if you own any Gnars check out their proposal below then get out and vote!
We have some exciting proposal ideas in the works. Please take a look and give feedback in the discord forum!
Sponsor Snowboarder Kai and Filmmaker Troy
Snowboarder Kai (@m3thaverse) and filmmaker Troy (@trizzytrunk) will provide CC0 snowboarding footage for Gnars along with a film to be delivered at the end of the season featuring. They have experience working with brands such Adidas, Woodward, and Red Bull and have had content featured in Snowboarder Magazine, Snowboard Canada, Method Mag, King Snow Magazine, and more.
Sponsor Lucas Rocha (Bodyboarding)
Lucas is a bodyboarder from Brazil who is a founder of the NXF Bodyboard collective. He is a community builder with a deep passion for web3 and bodyboarding/surfing. He has obtained a grant from Harmony Protocol for NXF Bodyboard and is a contributor to the SurfHive community. Check out his proposal and personal resume below to see him on some sick slabs.
Gnarsauce Hot Sauce
A proposal asking for 0.69 ETH and Gnar 2767 from the treasury to facilitate the package design and cost of a test batch of “Gnarsauce” - a gnars-themed hot sauce to add flavor to your day. It’s perfect for those on fire trying to keep the flames stoked AND for cheering up those having a participation-trophy-only type of day.
BigShot’s Gnarly Works
Special shout out to BigShot Klim! He has been around making awesome nounish toys like the one below and is always contributing creative ideas. Check out his Nouns shop when you have a chance!
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Gnars Jam Sessions Podcast
Be sure to tune in every Thursday night at 8:00pm EST to catch the Jam Session live in action! Don’t stress if you can’t make it, all episodes will be published as a podcast for you to stream at your convenience.
In Other Nouns
The five open rounds from Builder DAO will be closing soon along with the first NSFW round. The NSFW round is specifically looking to retroactively reward builders for contributions that may have been overlooked or just not received funding yet.
NounSounds is now available for all at nounsounds.wtf. Check out the PLAYground to create your own beats or head to the library to download content to use in your own productions!🎵 ⌐◨-◨ 🎵 is now LIVE! 👉Prop 139 from is now up and running at nounsounds.wtf 🎹 Download free CC0 songs, beats, loops, sound fx, sonic logos and much more + use our PLAYground to make your own beats!
Check out episode 3 of NounsFolk and their interview with Sam and Juan from Nounish Labs. Their team is behind projects such as composables.wtf, yolonouns.wtf, and auctions.wtf.
Nouns Brazil auctions are live! The Brazilian community continues to be a powerhouse within the nounish ecosystem and this is a fantastic way to support them. Check out their auctions or twitter to learn more.
That’s all for this week! Keep proliferating and stay Gnarly ⌐◨-◨ 🤘