Gnarly News #15
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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
The thatsgnar.ly platform MVP has been live for nearly a week now! Vlad’s ‘Ode to Mark Gonzalez’ was voted as the first open edition to be minted on the platform and brought in 1.08 ETH! This is an additional 0.54 ETH deposited into the treasury and marks the beginning of a new era for Gnars DAO. We will continue exploring alternate streams of revenue and decentralized content curation by the community. This is just the beginning of the Revolution! Check out the daily drop at 9:30pm EST and tune into the new daily Gnars O’ Clock show celebrating the daily drop on The Noun Square!
First Gnars Droposal!
The first Gnars ‘droposal’ is live! Inspired by Nouns Proposal 190, this is the first NFT open edition launched by Gnars DAO via proposal. The mint will remain open for the next 3 days, so don’t miss your chance to mint a piece of history!
We have lots of exciting proposal ideas constantly in the works. Please take a look and give feedback in the discord forum!
Sponsor Carlos Salinas
Carlos is a young athlete on the path to becoming a professional skier. He has been accepted by the Andorran Ski Federation and is going through his first FIS year (International Ski Federation). He is requesting 3 ETH to fund content creation, custom helmet artwork, and merch for him to join the Gnars team.
Commission Lil Bubble for 3 Tracks
This proposal is seeking to commission 3 new tracks to be made by Lil Bubble. Lil Bubble will create 3 original tracks, artwork, and track stems, with each original track being available as an open edition mint at increasing prices.
Onboarding Pedro Nem into Gnars Community
Pedro has participated in several onboarding sessions and took part in the I LOVE XV event sponsored by Gnars. Check him out shredding the noggles on his instagram. This proposal is requesting 1 Gnar to distribute to skater Pedro Nem as part of the Gnars onboarding process.
Start the Gnars Revolution - #thatsgnarly
This proposal is requesting 50 Gnars from the treasury to seed the That’s Gnarly platform with rewards for athletes.
Gnarly News Newsletter
This proposal requested funding for this newsletter! It covers retroactive funding for past newsletters and funding for the next 3 months of newsletters.
Sponsor Nico Karolla
Nico is a certified jet ski rescue operator with over 10 years of experience in nautical activities. He has been invited to be part of Carlos Burle’s rescue team and will be leading a class for advanced piloting of big waves and towing big wave surfers. He has participated in big wave championships pulling riders, worked with Red Bull and the World Surf League, and more. When not working with big waves, he is a teacher in a piloting school for boats and jetskis where he teaches basic certificate piloting and advanced water safety courses for the military, firefighters, and lifeguards.
Celebrate“The Gnarving” by buying Nouns!
This proposal is seeking to establish a schedule for buying a Noun after each Gnarving. While there was no discussion of this prior to submission, there has been some follow up discussion in Discord here.
China Banks Crail - First edition minted by Gnars
This is the first “Droposal” coming from Gnars DAO! Inspired by Nouns Proposal 190, this photo will be released as a Timed Open Edition for a price of 0.015 ETH for a period of 7 days. Proceeds will be split between Gnars DAO, Kevin Kowalski (skater pictured), and Tim Aguilar (photographer).
Gami has recently been interviewed for the NounsFolk podcast! Check out the announcement below or head over to Spotify to give it a listen.
SkateHive and the Gnars Shredding Report
Check out the latest Gnars Shredding Report published on SkateHive! If you haven’t yet, be sure to check out SkateHive and SurfHive, where you can publish content and get paid for it!
This week’s newsletter banner was created by Ilustradora! Check her out on twitter!
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 submission deadline for the This is Nouns video proliferation round ends in 6 days, be sure to get your submissions in!The “This Is Nouns” Video Proliferation Challenge is now open to entries thru Jan 25! - Anyone with an idea to remix or spread awareness of the explainer video minted by @nounsdao Prop 190 can apply. - Top 4 will be funded 0.5 ETH each Apply here: prop.house/nouns/this-is-… 🧵prop.houseProp HouseGet funded to build with your favorite communities.
Several new Builder DAO prop house rounds have gone live! These rounds are similar to the first rounds and include: DAO Incubator, Art Pack, and Memes & Marketing.We're running a second @nounsprophouse round! There is 10 days left to submit a proposal across the following categories: 1. DAO Incubator: 2 x 20 ETH Rewards 2. Art Packs: 2 x 5 ETH Rewards 3. Memes & Marketing: 5 x 0.5 ETH Rewards Submit now:prop.houseProp HouseGet funded to build with your favorite communities.
Fidelity has included a mention of Nouns’ appearance at the Rose Bowl in a recent investor newsletter! That might not seem major, but this is a large company and this newsletter has surely gone out to a lot of people, and that’s huge!
The Nounish team has provided an update on all that they’ve accomplished since the passing of Proposal 143. Check out the details in the thread from 142 below!It’s been 7 weeks since @Goldypix, the Pixel team, and myself have started working on @nounish as part of Prop 143 nouns.wtf/vote/143 The following is a report on our progress, metrics, future plans, and learnings so far 🧵 1/18
Many new DAOs keep popping up thanks to the Nouns Builder tool, the latest is Lil Toadz DAO!
Agora has completed the first auction for Noun delegation! The ability to bid on Noun delegation and voting has been discussed for awhile, but this is the first live implementation we’ve seen. Interested in buying or selling delegation? Reach out to the team!Introducing delegation markets on Agora 🗳💸 Anyone can come bid to become the delegate for @js_horne's noun for 3 months. Vote on proposals, submit your own, join discords, all without needing to own a Noun. nounsagora.com/voteauction
That’s all for this week! Keep proliferating and stay Gnarly ⌐◨-◨ 🤘