VR Health Insider Podcast – Episode 6: Ryan Engle

Welcome to a brand new episode of the VR Health Insider Podcast!

Be a part of us as we welcome Ryan Engle of Golf+. He’s a digital health pioneer utilizing VR applied sciences to enhance the world of sports activities and health.

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Episode 6 – Ryan Engle

Preston Lewis: [00:00:00] Welcome to the VR Health Insiders podcast, for the creators who’re constructing the way forward for the VR and AR sports activities and health industries that may revolutionize the way in which the world will play sports activities, work out and get match along with your hosts. Preston Lewis and Ryan DeLuca, the founders of Black Field vr, who’re constructing the world’s first full health VR health club and convey a long time of expertise from creating a few of the largest health know-how firms on the earth.

They’re bringing collectively the very best and brightest minds that can assist you and your organization succeed within the VR health revolution.

Welcome to the VR Health Insider podcast. At present we now have an superior visitor, the creator of Golf+, one of the enjoyable and fashionable video games for VR, Ryan Engel. Ryan, thanks for being right here.

Ryan Engle: Thanks for having me, Preston. It’s a pleasure to be right here.

Preston Lewis: So why don’t we simply begin along with your background. What have been you doing earlier than creating Golf+ and moving into VR growth?

Ryan Engle: Yeah, so I’ve been a software program engineer, just about began coding once I was 13. I’ve been taking part in golf since I used to be like eleven. So, love golf, love [00:01:00] coding. Performed some highschool golf, did loads of highschool coding. My highschool had Laptop Science, which was fairly uncommon on the time. However yeah, fell in love with it as a young person. Clearly wished to construct video games, was sort of the dream. I bought my Laptop Science diploma from Virginia Tech after which bought into cellular growth fairly early on.

Obtained my first job in like 2008 at an organization that constructed video games for flip telephones, consider it or not. So this was like a pair months earlier than the App Retailer launched for the iPhone. The iPhone had been out, nevertheless it launched with out a App Retailer, initially.

In order quickly because the App Retailer got here out this firm was sort of in excellent place to do cellular on iPhone. And the corporate pivoted into iPhone in a short time, and that sort of uncovered me to it and it was fairly cool, as a result of as a really junior proper outta faculty I had as a lot expertise growing iPhone apps as anyone else on the earth.

So it was like stage the taking part in subject, and I didn’t have a spouse or children so I might keep up so much later and get much more executed than loads of my friends. [00:02:00] And from there I simply stayed targeted on cellular for fairly some time, joined a consulting firm referred to as Mutual Cell that was simply growing apps for anyone that had an thought for an app.

And at first it was all the standard, , bakery app, and canine strolling app and apps for those who actually shouldn’t have been growing apps. After which we began to get larger and greater shoppers, like, we finally bought Audi, and Google, and Pearson and Xerox. And I joined the corporate and there have been about ten individuals in 2010, and by 2012 there have been 300 individuals on the firm, and growing fairly important apps for these larger firms.

Ended up getting uncovered to AR. I sort of discovered a distinct segment because the R&D man. Anytime new {hardware} got here out or new SDKs got here out, my job was to sort of work out what might we do now that might be attention-grabbing to a possible shopper, develop a prototype, present it to the shopper, attempt to land a much bigger deal, after which incorporate some cool facet, however actually nearly all of the income was from simply doing the broader challenge.

So, realized simply develop actually rapidly. [00:03:00] After which went and joined an organization referred to as Wiki Purchase, which was like a on-line purchasing firm. I really did so much with bodybuilding.com. We’d sort of see what you have been purchasing for, what merchandise you have been purchasing for, and it was like an automated worth comparability device, a Chrome extension so much like Honey. And it could acknowledge the product after which look throughout the web to see who else had that product and who had it at a greater worth. And it could additionally robotically run coupons. In order that bought me uncovered to sort of internet growth and server growth. And we did have some machine studying to do the product comparability.

After some time, actually wished to get again to kind of video games, or VR and AR or one thing within the graphics realm. I used to be at all times actually desirous about graphics, and that’s once I determined to start out, uh, initially referred to as Golf Scope, which was an augmented actuality iPhone app that will learn the contours of the inexperienced, and present you the road out of your ball to the opening. After it was out for a few yr, it grew to become fairly clear that that enterprise was simply probably not going [00:04:00] wherever. So pivoted into VR and that’s how we bought right here.

Ryan DeLuca: These web site add-ons, the chrome extensions and issues like that, that was undoubtedly a ache within the butt for firms like Bodybuilding.com, , as a result of it made worth comparability simply really easy.

And it’d even be, like, affiliate hyperlinks sort of going by means of all that stuff, which, , clearly is superior for customers, nevertheless it’s like each single day a brand new lower cost on some random nook over there. So I’ve to be actual, I won’t say some good issues about you.

Ryan Engle: Yeah, no, don’t fear. I received’t do it personally. Actually, a part of why I left was I didn’t have a ardour for that house. And as you get deeper into the affiliate world, it will get somewhat sort of grosser.

Preston Lewis: Superior background. You’ve had a ardour for know-how, and coding and product creation from sort of the get-go, huh? So that you’ve been, what’d you say? Twenty years sturdy?

Ryan Engle: Yeah, twenty. Sadly, extra like twenty 5, getting older, however yeah. Over twenty now of writing code just about each night time and weekend that I can get away with it. And even now, I’ve bought a spouse and youngsters, so clearly strive to spend so much of time with them. But when I’ve bought [00:05:00] free time on the weekend I’m sitting in entrance of my laptop attempting to bang out a brand new thought. It’s simply essentially the most attention-grabbing factor. Apart from taking part in rounds of golf, if the climate’s good, then I’ll most likely be out taking part in golf or pickleball, but when it’s not good or if it’s nighttime, I’m in entrance of the pc attempting to construct a brand new function.

Preston Lewis: Sounds such as you created your excellent candy spot, then.

Ryan Engle: VR’s an incredible house to be in, as a result of it’s so much like cellular was when it first got here out. Folks haven’t actually developed the conventions but, it’s like an entire greenfield. There’s so many alternatives for brand spanking new interactions that simply haven’t absolutely been realized or found. And the extra I spend engaged on it and attempting new issues, I simply really feel like I’ve by no means been studying sooner in my life. When you’re within the VR headset, it’s like, you are able to do something. You’re not restricted to this tiny little display screen of, like, having the ability to scroll and faucet issues, you are able to do something. So the extra I play with it, the extra it results in extra experimentation, which has simply been loads of enjoyable.

Ryan DeLuca: We at all times used to say that with Bodybuilding.com. The [00:06:00] first early years, there wasn’t a such factor as a purchasing cart. It wasn’t like, “oh, add to cart after which try”. Like, that wasn’t even a factor, actually, as a result of that sample needed to principally be invented and adopted. And each month there’d be one thing new that you may see that some web site might do. After which, like, the primary like Ajax websites or, like, Flash, , or loopy stuff. And even simply video, this entire new functionality would come. And clearly, after years that stuff has been discovered and that there’s probably not a lot new methods to get into that stuff. However that’s what’s so enjoyable about cellular, , when it got here out a couple of years in the past, such as you stated, an entire new greenfield, like, alternative. After which with VR, we’re precisely in that. The place it’s that, early days the place we’re all figuring it out, there’s not as many instruments. I imply, it’s clearly getting so much higher, however that’s the place that chance is to create a tremendous firm.

Ryan Engle: Yeah, precisely. And there’s loads of friction nonetheless. So I believe that makes it tougher to make the leap. However due to that, if you happen to can work out one thing that does resonate with the market, there’s sort of a window of alternative to have an effect and construct one thing that hopefully lasts.

Preston Lewis: Yeah, it does really feel like we’re sort of within the preliminary days of lowering the friction [00:07:00] to extend the adoption. I’m certain it’ll come out quickly, however somebody must, whether or not it’s Meta or another platform, come out with the primary blue hyperlink, proper?

It appears like we nonetheless want, sort of, that first blue hyperlink to hyperlink us seamlessly throughout. And on this case it’d most likely be a blue portal or one thing. Much more epic than only a hyperlink, proper?

After which the cool factor is like seeing all of the magic moments persons are already having with VR, , as a result of I bear in mind once I first bought my iPhone, you guys have been speaking in regards to the sample creation. First, firing up cellular Safari, and naturally there was no responsive internet or any of that stuff. And it was simply thoughts blowing, simply even to pinch and zoom these webpages. After which now it’s like hyper optimized. Sure. That’s a very attention-grabbing thought, that we’re early days and the way a lot better the patterns are getting. That’s superior.

Ryan Engle: I believe Net is one other one the place like, , WebXR proper now’s simply very… I believe there’s some attention-grabbing individuals doing attention-grabbing issues, however so far as I do know, there aren’t actually any companies which are doing very [00:08:00] effectively. Producing income or subscriptions or no matter, by means of WebXR and I believe it’s similar to what we noticed with cellular internet initially. The place initially cellular internet was like, “who’s gonna browse my desktop web site on this, like, little cellphone?” And it’s sort of enjoyable, nevertheless it’s not very sensible. Like getting into knowledge’s not that nice. However fairly quickly, I imply, actually inside a pair years, you began to see these cellular web sites that seemed virtually precisely like they have been a local app. And so they’d even have the identical sort of UI in-built they usually’re responsive they usually scroll and also you don’t get misplaced.

And now, I imply, cellular internet is huge, ? Now it’s sort of laborious to justify constructing an app, as a result of cellular internet is cross platform, all people has it, you’ll be able to simply click on it out of your electronic mail, do no matter you could do, and it syncs throughout gadgets. So I do suppose that internet is gonna be fairly large for VR as soon as adoption grows. However we’re in these early days now the place it’s a lot like cellular and persons are sort of like [00:09:00] testing the perimeters, however nobody’s actually fairly figured it out.

Ryan DeLuca: Such a superb level. I imply, having to obtain a full app for each new VR expertise you wanna strive is loads of friction.

And also you’re proper, like, the present cellular or WebXR, simply experiences are simply probably not that good. It’s a bunch of individuals simply, sort of, attempting various things and there’s no actual methods to linking between experiences. However I agree, like, that’s the place it’s gonna go. And it most likely received’t really feel like, , the Oculus browser, I believe they nonetheless name it that. It received’t simply be like tapping on there after which open issues up, it’ll be extra going from location to location. Uh, I believe is the dream of the metaverse for all of us. Together with taking part in golf. If I wanna go from my work and I would like rapid to go to golf, there’s a portal proper there. You understand, I could be in Golf+.

Preston Lewis: Yeah.

Ryan Engle: We love that.

Ryan DeLuca: What bought you into to golf, uh, for VR? I imply, clearly you stated you have been a golfer and you like golf, so it appeared like a pure factor for you. However what made you determine like, let’s go all in and create a VR golf expertise, and the way did that get began?

Ryan Engle: I really did a analysis challenge after faculty. I stayed at my college they usually had this huge room referred to as a Cave; it’s like a ten by ten room [00:10:00] they usually sort of rear challenge onto all of the partitions after which high down challenge onto the ground, and also you put on these lively stereo glasses, so that you’re seeing various things out of every eye. However you’re standing inside like this Holodeck kind of a factor, and you’ll see your palms, you’ll be able to see every part, however you can too see the 3D world round you.

And I did that challenge and the challenge was for like thoughts security coaching. So that they have these huge conveyor belts and coal mines, and that is at Virginia Tech, so it was actually near West Virginia. And it could kind of practice you take care of these conveyor belt programs that may legitimately kill individuals, as a result of they’re so highly effective. And sort of take care of a few of the risks of it, so it was a fairly cool challenge and it launched me to VR. I used to be fairly desirous about VR even from that stage, like, “wow, that is transformative, however like, who’s gonna have this ten by ten room of their home? This isn’t sensible for customers.” And all of the headsets have been actually thirty kilos that needed to be mounted to a ceiling and like you may barely transfer, and the decision’s like 640×480 or one thing ridiculous. So, when the unique [00:11:00] DK1 got here out, I attempted that and I used to be like, “that is actually cool”. However it doesn’t do head monitoring, so, like, it’s solely 3 DoF. So it’s like, “eh”. And there’s probably not good controller for it. So I confirmed it to a bunch of individuals; just about everybody will get nauseous and that’s sort of it.

When the HTC, um, VIVE got here out, I went to the Microsoft retailer and tried that, and my first blown away second was taking part in House Pirate Coach, which was simply so enjoyable. I’m like breaking a sweat within the Microsoft retailer and I simply need to do it once more. So I purchase every part, get my laptop arrange, get a room devoted to it.

Performed it a bunch, after which it simply sort of began gathering mud. I might present it to individuals once they came visiting, however like half the time you attempt to run it, it doesn’t work, and such as you gotta replace your drivers and replace the software program. After which the lighthouses, like there’s a lot friction with simply moving into it. At first, I used to be very tempted in 2016 to, like, stop my job at Wikibuy and be like, “I’m going all in in VR. That is large. That is gonna be big. The Vive is thoughts blowing.” After which after like a couple of months, I [00:12:00] couldn’t consider a good suggestion, and I noticed I simply stopped utilizing it myself for essentially the most half. So I used to be like, “alright, I’m gonna maintain off on this.” One of many experiences that I attempted immediately was Golf Membership VR, which I believe you’ll be able to nonetheless strive.

And it was only a port of just like the golf membership, nevertheless it was in VR and I performed it with the Vive. I bear in mind being very skeptical getting into. I used to be like, “I don’t suppose golf’s gonna translate that effectively, like, with out the load of the membership, I simply don’t know the way it’s gonna work.”

And I performed that sport and, , to not trash that sport, nevertheless it simply wasn’t superb and I didn’t really feel like I used to be taking part in golf. Like, I couldn’t get the ball to go the place I wished it to. It was simply very irritating. And at that second I used to be like, “yeah, golf’s simply not gonna work in VR.”

Prefer it’s simply not a superb match. I used to be fairly dedicated to that opinion for fairly some time. After which, as soon as Apple launched ARKit, in like 2017, they launched ARKit, and I used to be like, “okay, there’s AR after which there’s VR. Each of ’em are tremendous attention-grabbing to me. I don’t know which one’s gonna, kind of, take maintain first.” However as soon as Apple launched [00:13:00] ARKit, I used to be like, “okay, effectively Apple, Apple is aware of what they’re doing. They’ve bought a billion telephones that may now run this and their tech is wonderful.” So I used to be like, “alright, I believe AR is the best strategy to get into this immersive house.”

And that’s once I developed Golf Scope. So I used to be, I wasn’t even interested by golf to be trustworthy, however I used to be like, I actually wanna work on one thing that I’m captivated with, as a result of my whole profession had been at startups, and the one factor that I realized fairly rapidly is that startups are only a rollercoaster of like, “that is wonderful, nothing is best.” And like, “that is so laborious, every part sucks. Why am I working 5 occasions as a lot as my buddies getting paid lower than them?” And like “why am I torturing myself with this startup factor once I might go get a comfortable job as an engineer at certainly one of these larger tech firms?” That’s simply the character of the beast.

So what I noticed is that once I’m engaged on one thing that I’m simply intrinsically excited to do, one thing that I might be doing [00:14:00] throughout my free time, as a result of I discover it attention-grabbing, it’s so much simpler to get by means of these darkish occasions, as a result of I’ll simply concentrate on the work that I’m doing and sort of ignore all the issues that might kill your startup. And identical to actually concentrate on the work.

However once I’m engaged on a challenge that’s simply not that attention-grabbing to me, it’s like double whammy. Like, I don’t even need to be doing this work and I’m killing myself to do that startup. Like, what is occurring? What’s the level of this? So it was actually necessary to me to choose a challenge that I might take pleasure in being a consumer of, even when the corporate didn’t work out. I’m gonna construct one thing the place I’m the core consumer of this product. I’m not, I’m not having to ask any person else like, “oh, it’s like a B2B factor and, like, your corporation does this factor that I’ve by no means skilled. Like, what ought to I construct to make your life simpler?” I wished to construct one thing that I personally would get loads of worth out of for myself, as a result of then I knew that throughout the laborious occasions, no less than I might dive into it and be the consumer, and kind of be motivated to maintain making it higher.

That’s sort of what led me to golf. After which, I used to be taking part in round to golf, attempting to [00:15:00] consider totally different concepts I might do in AR. And I used to be hitting photographs rather well, taking part in rather well, however simply lacking loads of my putts and I used to be fairly satisfied that I simply wasn’t studying the greens very effectively.

And studying the greens is knowing the slope and principally attempting to guess how the ball’s gonna roll on the inexperienced, as a result of it doesn’t go flat fairly often. It normally curves in some way. And I used to be fairly satisfied, I used to be like hitting every part effectively, however simply not studying the greens very effectively, which is absolutely necessary to make putts.

And I questioned if the AR tech was ok to really learn the 3D contours of the inexperienced, after which placing physics is sort of fairly effectively studied. It’s fairly nuanced in the end, however I figured, a ball rolling on a floor is fairly effectively studied. If I might get the floor, I ought to have the ability to predict how the ball rolls on it. So I ended up taking per week off of labor and kind of prototyping this. And went to a inexperienced, captured all of the uncooked knowledge, went dwelling, constructed somewhat app, and on the finish of it, I like, bought a fairly tough thought of what the contours seemed like. And it sort of matched what the ball did once I recorded a video of it, and that [00:16:00] was it. I used to be like, “alright, I believe the tech’s ok. I believe the information’s ok to do one thing with it. It’s gonna take loads of refining, however like I’ve gotten far sufficient on this one week that I’m fairly satisfied that this might work.”

And once I talked to all my golf buddies about it, like one myself as a golfer, I used to be like, yeah, if you happen to might inform me each break, that will be wonderful. And I talked to my buddies, my golf buddies about it, they usually instantly bought the concept and have been like, “okay, that’s fairly cool.”

In order that’s what bought me into sort of the AR golf facet of issues. After which after a yr of attempting to make it work, I launched it, it bought featured by Apple. It was like high of the App Retailer when it launched, as a result of they have been actually looking for cool AR tech that wasn’t tremendous gimmicky, however really helpful. So it bought high of the App Retailer, it bought app of the day a few occasions. Apple featured it within the AR part, within the sports activities part. Like, they actually went out of their strategy to function this tiny little app that I made. And even that wasn’t sufficient to get individuals to subscribe to it and generate sufficient income.

In order that’s when it grew to become fairly clear to me that like, “okay, the AR stuff possibly isn’t prepared.” And proper about that very same time the Quest had come [00:17:00] out, and I nonetheless was like, “VR is wonderful, however there’s simply a lot friction. Like, I simply can’t justify moving into it. I haven’t seen any breakout successes.” However then when the Quest got here out, I demoed it, a buddy had one and he confirmed it to me early. And I attempted it and I used to be like, “oh my God, this factor is like VR in a field, it’s 4 hundred {dollars} in comparison with an entire laptop setup.” You simply put it on and also you’re in VR.

And I used to be like, “man, we’ve bought this, like, fairly wonderful placing physics tech. I ponder what it could really feel like to only hit putts in VR, as a result of the expertise is fairly wonderful.” So once more, I took, like, per week and ported sort of the tech over into Unity to get it working in VR. I believe I set myself up with like a twenty foot putt, hit the putt to, like, inside a couple of inches of the opening. It simply felt proper, and I used to be like, “okay, I believe this might work.”

Ryan DeLuca: The issues that you simply stated that sort of hit me was having the eagerness for what you’re doing and really caring about it. Like, we speak about that on a regular basis. Like, throughout these darkish days of constructing an organization, if you happen to didn’t adore it, if you happen to didn’t care in regards to the product for your self and perceive the worth of it, [00:18:00] there’s simply no means you’ll push by means of these laborious occasions. And that’s the wonderful thing about sports activities and health, you’re additionally serving to individuals to alter their life by means of the product. It’s not simply, “oh, we wanna make a enjoyable sport that persons are gonna pay us cash for”, ? Which is nice, nevertheless it’s so cool to have the ability to really present a distinct kind of worth that improves our life, which is what’s so cool about golf, is it has that actual sport really feel. They really use the actual sport of golf. Now you’ll be able to go in there and play one thing that you simply’re acquainted with and it feels good. And I imply, how did that work out with growing it, such as you stated, just like the bodily a part of it? Like placing, for instance, however holding management in a sure means, like making it as practical as attainable. How tough was that versus making one thing that’s extra like an arcade model of golf?

Ryan Engle: Yeah, that’s an incredible query. I went into it with this type of mindset of like, I need to construct a device, not a toy. That was sort of the purpose of the Golf Scope app was like, it’s a device for AR, it’s not simply one other gimmicky toy. Like, these gimmicks come and go actually quick, however I wanna construct one thing with some lasting worth, so I wanna construct a device.

And I went into the placing factor, initially, with that very same [00:19:00] mindset of like, “I’m gonna construct this wonderful putt coaching device, and anybody who makes use of it’s gonna study extra about their placing stroke, they usually’re gonna have the ability to apply their placing at dwelling and it’s for golfers.” And like, , “there’s this 5 thousand greenback tools on the market now that may sort of analyze your stroke and do every part, and we will do all of that, however we’re gonna do it in VR and it’s gonna be means cheaper and it’s gonna be means higher. And all of the golfers on the earth are gonna adore it.”

And we did find yourself constructing sort of this like putt analyzer, and putt coaching instruments and a bunch of sort of coaching stuff that was actually cool and labored. We’d go to those totally different driving ranges and placing greens and stuff like that, and discover individuals to point out it to. And there was this group referred to as the Main Sequence of Placing, which is sort of a reputable placing competitors. They’ve like 100 thousand {dollars} grand prize in Vegas. They constructed this huge stadium to do it. So it’s these, like, actually severe golfers which are into placing. Went to point out it to them, and all people that we talked to is like, “hey, we’ve bought this VR factor and, like, it’s gonna make you a greater [00:20:00] putter. And , you’re gonna be amazed.” And also you simply get these like humorous seems to be of like, “alright, what are you even like, is it a online game? Like, what are you speaking about? I’ve by no means tried VR. Like, I don’t know what on Earth you’re speaking about, however I don’t actually purchase it.”

After which we put it in, we put ’em within the headset, and we set it up in order that we took the controller and simply hooked up it to a putter utilizing like a motorbike clamp, like a clamp to place a flashlight in your bike. Discovered some on Amazon, , bought ’em hooked up, so now the controller’s in your putter, so that you’re holding your putter as an alternative of holding the controller. So the load’s excellent. You’ll be able to faucet the bottom and you are feeling it along with your putter. You understand, whenever you hit the ball, you get a haptic, so that you sort of really feel it in your palms and it performs the sound, so it’s like a one-to-one. And it’s fairly wonderful, identical to holding the putter up and shifting it, and also you see it in VR, like, it’s a fairly wonderful expertise.

So we put individuals in there, and we, , take them by means of this type of little program that we had. Everyone got here out with identical to, “oh my God, that is wonderful and this factor’s solely 4 hundred bucks? Are you kidding me? This needs to be [00:21:00] hundreds of {dollars}. That is loopy.” So we did {that a} bunch and bought sort of satisfied like, “wow, there’s a market want for this, that is actually attention-grabbing. “However then after we began to dig into like, who’s gonna spend hundreds of {dollars} on putt coaching?

After which the largest concern was to ensure that us to persuade anyone that that is good, we now have to point out it to them. Now we have to demo it to them. And that’s not scalable in any respect, proper? You’ll be able to’t scale doing reside demos to each single individual you’re promoting to until you’re promoting one thing for lots.

We then talked to Oculus, and this was like 2019. Went to the Oculus Join Convention. Initially bought related with their enterprise workforce, uh, that have been sort of extra targeted on, like, what are some enterprise use circumstances? And coaching was like a large one. And we confirmed them the demo and every part, they usually bought tremendous excited.

And so they just about have been like, “look, that is actually attention-grabbing; we’d like to assist this, however proper now the market’s like ninety 5 % video games. That’s simply who’s shopping for it. Avid gamers are shopping for it. They wanna play video games. It’s a less expensive machine, the entire thing is simply [00:22:00] constructed for video games. Should you can simply flip this right into a sport, we’ll approve it for the shop.”

And my preliminary thought is like, “okay, nice, we’ll make a sport and possibly we’ll make it free or like 5 bucks. We’ll make it tremendous low-cost and we’ll simply use it as a funnel to get individuals to purchase this coaching help, as a result of that’s the place it’s actually at.” That sort of bought us authorized. We began constructing the sport after which in a short time we’re like, “ what? Screw this coaching factor. The sport is the place it’s at. That is really fairly enjoyable and persons are having fun with it and loads of non-golfers are taking part in it and having enjoyable.” After which we had a multiplayer and that was like, okay, that is like actually enjoyable. And sort of simply put the coaching stuff on the again burner. Recognizing that, that’s gonna require individuals to most likely have already got a headset, have already got a relationship with VR, earlier than they’re gonna have the ability to make that leap to grasp that coaching is a viable possibility in VR. So coaching remains to be one thing I’m fairly severe about determining long run, however I believe we’re nonetheless fairly early in sort of the VR days the place it’s fairly clear that gaming is the use case that persons are doing essentially the most [00:23:00] of. And actually proper now, it’s the one use case that I believe is ready to generate any income aside from health. You can sort of argue is, like, kind of someplace in between.

Ryan DeLuca: How did the model partnerships come along with, uh, like PGA and Topgolf? I bear in mind once I first heard about your sport, seeing precise actual sports activities manufacturers being part of this has made it have this cache of simply, like, a legit factor versus, like, some random indie golf sport that there’s been so a lot of them on the market. However how did that come about and what made you determine to try this?

Ryan Engle: So we’re based mostly in Austin and have a bunch of community overlap with people at Topgolf. I went to Topgolf once I first got here out in Austin in, like, I believe it was like 2013 or so. And I bear in mind pondering like, “okay, effectively, I’m in cuz I like getting golf balls and I like, , having drinks and hanging out and no matter. However I don’t know why any of my buddies would come as a result of they don’t play golf. I don’t perceive how this enterprise is gonna work.”

And each time I introduced buddies that they had a blast, and I had a blast. And I used to be like, “okay, that’s actually attention-grabbing, I wouldn’t have predicted that, nevertheless it’s working nice.” So Topgolf, you [00:24:00] know, simply has at all times had this wonderful model, and has simply been so good at attracting non-golfers to the game.

We have been sort of chatting with them, and as soon as we had this placing demo working, went out to go to Topgolf, confirmed them the demo. Like, “hey, are you guys interested by VR in any means? Right here’s our demo, we predict it might be nice. Frankly, we’re not precisely certain what we’re gonna do with it but, however we simply wished to point out it to you to see if that is one thing that you simply may need any curiosity in — potential partnership, funding, no matter.”

They tried it they usually have been like,” that is really actually cool, however, , we’re so targeted on cellular and our venues and all this different stuff that’s rising rather well, that like VR simply isn’t even on our radar in any respect. So let’s keep in contact, however there’s nothing particular to do proper now.”

After which we had the assembly with Oculus and bought verbal approval for the shop. So then we went again to Topgolf and we’re like, “hey, we’re gonna construct this placing sport, we predict it could be so much higher if we have been capable of throw the Topgolf model on there. Let’s speak about what [00:25:00] that might appear like.”

And as soon as we bought that approval they usually sort of acknowledged that this could permit them to be one of many first manufacturers to actually be in VR, and have an expertise in there, despite the fact that on the time it didn’t actually have something to do with Topgolf per se. That was attractive, so we sort of had that dialog and we have been capable of type a partnership round that. And so they took a sort of huge leap on us. We didn’t actually have any actual traction of any kind. That was it. So that they took a guess on us and we partnered, and we did it for the precise motive that you simply’re saying, Ryan, we wished that legitimacy.

We figured one of the simplest ways for us to get some traction early is to have a accomplice the place we will put their model on there and there’s automated model recognition, as a result of nobody has heard of our model. So we did that and we launched Professional Putt by Topgolf. That began to get some traction. We added the total Topgolf venue to the sport. We rebranded it as Topgolf with Professional Putt for the vacation of 2020. And after we had added the total swing, , Topgolf venue and we had the placing from Professional Putt, the primary request from our gamers was “are you able to not simply mix these and let me play [00:26:00] 9 holes of golf?”

On the time I bear in mind pondering like, “man, that sounds nice to me, however I don’t know the way many individuals really wanna play golf versus placing mini golf and Topgolf. Like, these are far more informal.” I’ve run into loads of these sort of crossroads of like, “alright, can we go this fashion or can we go that means?” And curiously, even when each choices are fairly good, these are by far essentially the most tense durations of my startup journey. Is when you will have two good choices or two unhealthy choices, however it’s important to decide one. And you’ll’t do each. Anybody who tries to do each, that’s like assured failure in my view, particularly whenever you’re a younger startup. So that you, sort of, have to choose one and it’s simply actually tense as a result of both one might fail, both one might work, you simply don’t actually know.

And in these moments, what has made it so much simpler for me to get higher at making these choices is having began the enterprise understanding that I’m the core consumer of this. I’m the facility consumer. I’ve been taking part in golf my entire life, I like video video games, I like know-how.[00:27:00] I simply go along with which of those experiences am I gonna take pleasure in essentially the most? After which I’ve crafted a workforce that additionally love golf and in addition love know-how. So, we’re capable of say, like, “which of those do we predict can be the, the very best?” After which we’re, like, “okay nice, we’re gonna go in that path.” That means, there’s kind of no remorse, as a result of we now have a system for making these choices. And we additionally know worst case, we’re gonna have enjoyable taking part in it. That’s gotta be value one thing.

So determined to go on this golf path after which develop the prototype of taking part in a gap of golf. Confirmed it to somebody on the PGA of America, they usually thought it was fairly cool. We had some traction, we had some fairly good evaluations on the shop and we have been capable of shut the take care of the PGA of America. And that’s after we launched Golf+ and rebranded the entire expertise to Golf+, which was one other fairly huge guess on our half. Everybody we talked to at Oculus was like, “you guys have already rebranded as soon as, we really helpful you didn’t try this the primary [00:28:00] time, we’re undoubtedly recommending you don’t do that the second time; you’re kind of taking Topgolf out of the title and also you’re placing Golf+ up there, nobody’s heard of Golf+. You’re gonna confuse all of your customers, da da, da.” We’re like, “yeah, that’s nice, however we’re gonna do it anyway. We actually suppose it’s necessary that we begin constructing our model.”

And the way in which that we’ve checked out loads of choices, even now’s, in a yr or two nearly all of our gamers are gonna be new. They’re not gonna know that it was referred to as Professional Putt, or Topgolf or no matter else it was. All they’re gonna know is what it’s like once they first bought it. So we simply preserve attempting to make choices with that understanding that almost all of our gamers, if we’re profitable, are gonna be new they usually received’t know what choices we’ve made up to now. If we predict we must always change one thing, as a result of it’ll be higher sooner or later, we must always change it now, as a result of we’re by no means gonna have fewer gamers than we do now. In order that’s sort of been one other certainly one of our mindsets going into it.

However that’s how we bought the primary two companions. And as soon as we bought these two companions, and launched Golf+, and began to achieve some traction and ended up like within the [00:29:00] high promoting charts, each future dialog simply bought so much simpler.

Ryan DeLuca: We undergo the identical factor. It’s like we all know that at Black Field, like virtually all of our prospects or members over time are sooner or later. And so, we need to ensure we deal with those we now have now, however we’re actually pondering like we now have to make these kind of selections, now’s the time to do it and to construct that.

And I believe the opposite factor you stated that resonated was, whenever you first begin out as making a enterprise, all the recommendation is like, “don’t create it for you, do the main target teams and, , ensure you create it for some, for the precise buyer that’s gonna be utilizing it.” You might be constructing it for your self, however you virtually get this recommendation and all these enterprise books not to try this. You understand? However I really suppose you’re completely proper. Like, if you happen to’re constructing a product for what you need, for the best causes of like, that is one thing that I would like, there’s most likely loads of different individuals on the market such as you.

And it’ll make it so that you’d have the ability to make higher product choices. You understand, clearly that’s not at all times the case. Should you have been in some huge paperwork, , huge enterprise, more than likely that’s not the case. However relating to issues like this, like, it’s gotta be ardour based mostly and, and that simply comes from that subjective feeling of that is what we wish.

Ryan Engle: Yeah, I believe we had a bit further [00:30:00] validation, as a result of there are loads of VR experiences on the market that our model knew have by no means existed earlier than. These new video games that, that might solely be executed in VR, or are simply kind of out of the field, like very artistic video games. And loads of ’em have executed rather well.

However I believe the problem that a lot of them have is that they’re simply actually laborious to market, as a result of it’s so laborious to grasp what it’s gonna really feel like whenever you’re doing it in VR. However for us, we’ve actually leaned into the truth that like, yeah, we’re golf. Like, that’s why the title’s Golf+. That is golf and thirty million individuals in America play golf. So we all know that lots of people do love golf, so if we will simply, sort of, persuade them that, like, , taking part in golf in VR feels just like taking part in golf in actual life, then we’re gonna go laborious on that sort of advertising path. I believe that additionally created a little bit of confidence in let’s construct golf. You understand, let’s construct it like golf feels.

Preston Lewis: That’s attention-grabbing. You, sort of, are constructing for your self, you’re this tremendous consumer. The benefit of that’s you’ll be able to, sort of, shortcut loads of [00:31:00] these focus teams and research you may need to run that, to your level, loads of giant bureaucratic firms are mandated to do. And I believe that’s the place the benefit is with startups, is that if you happen to can strike that stability between the eagerness that makes you clearly work tougher, in addition to the speedy iteration and having the ability to belief your intestine and never having to over validate, so to talk, you may get to market sooner and that’s when you’ll be able to really disrupt issues.

The second factor you stated that was attention-grabbing was the One for One among golf. That’s one thing at Black Field VR that’s been tough for us is that we now have, it’s not like we will say, “oh yeah, , that like futuristic tower protection sport individuals play each Sunday?” It’s like, “what? What are you speaking about?” Proper? So that’s attention-grabbing to have the ability to use one thing like golf as somewhat bit extra of a bridge to understanding the know-how. You understand? In order that’s undoubtedly a bonus, I might see that as a bonus of what you guys are doing is having that in actual life [00:32:00] analog.

Ryan Engle: Yeah, I believe if you happen to have a look at loads of the highest experiences in VR, loads of them do have that analog. I imply the sports activities ones are fairly apparent, however there’s boxing, basketball, the brand new soccer expertise and golf have all executed fairly effectively. Ping pong, or desk tennis, one other nice instance. All of them translate effectively. As quickly as you say “yeah, let’s play desk tennis in VR”, in my thoughts I can image precisely what that’s like. After which once I play it, it’s like, “wow, it’s really even higher than I anticipated.” Golf I believe is fairly comparable.

The opposite ones which have executed effectively, like shooter video games, you’ll be able to sort of think about what it could be prefer to be a primary individual shooter. After which Beat Saber’s the one instance that is rather like a model new expertise. And I really feel prefer it’s executed extremely effectively, as a result of it’s one of many few VR experiences that, it’s bought no buttons, proper? There aren’t any actual controls aside from hitting these things. And with the music, and the visible results and every part, it movies actually, rather well. You’ll be able to watch any person taking part in Beat Saber on like a display screen and [00:33:00] instantly see like, “this really seems to be superior and I need to strive it, and I instantly know play it.”

I’ve a six yr outdated and I haven’t had him use VR a lot. He’s bought loads of distractions anyway. However I did have him strive Beat Saber and instantly he simply will get it and it’s such as you’re smashing the blocks. So, I really feel like that’s the one instance that has simply executed extremely effectively that breaks the mould.

However a lot of the different high experiences do have an IRL element, as a result of it’s simply a lot simpler to market. Particularly to individuals who could not have even tried VR but. And even to individuals who have tried VR; I’ll see a trailer for a sport after which purchase the sport and check out it, and it’s like, “whoa, this was really nothing like what I had pictured in my head. It’s completely, completely totally different.” So I believe for anybody constructing stuff within the VR house, it’s simply so crucial to consider how will you market this to folks that haven’t essentially tried VR or simply don’t know what it’s prefer to be in your expertise. Even when meaning [00:34:00] simply specializing in one function of the broader expertise, so to get them simply enthusiastic about, “oh okay, I get what it’s gonna be like to do that one sport mechanic, this one motion”, no matter it’s. I believe that’s simply completely crucial, as a result of in any other case any person’s simply taking a pure gamble as a result of they actually don’t know what it’s gonna be prefer to get within the expertise.

Preston Lewis: That sort of makes me consider the entire “standing on the shoulders of giants” factor. And what I believe will profit everybody within the VR business might be that momentum construct of the advertising. Proper? It’s, sort of, like earlier than Uber, now you hear within the VC world, like “oh, it’s just like the Uber for transport” or it’s the “such and such for this”. You understand, these sort of comparisons.

And now if you happen to have a look at Supernatural, let’s simply say, you’ll be able to, sort of, say “it’s Beat Saber with health”, somewhat bit? Proper? And in order that’s, I believe, the good factor for all of us, is that because the ecosystem grows, you’re proper, that schooling, that sort of preliminary advertising price, so to talk, will at [00:35:00] least be somewhat bit simpler with the story storytelling.

And that’s, once more, one of many issues that we’ve actually needed to do with Black Field, is as a result of it’s such a brand new factor. However the good factor is now there’s all these new apps which are popping out the place we will begin to, sort of, evaluate and make that narrative somewhat bit extra digestible for the common consumer.

Ryan Engle: How would you describe it to somebody that’s new to VR or somebody that you simply meet on the subway kind of a factor? Is there sort of a one minute, like, that is what it’s?

Ryan DeLuca: That’s an incredible query. Mainly we at all times say it’s resistance coaching, excessive depth interval coaching, virtually like CrossFit, however inside an eSport sport.

And listening to what you’re saying, I believe it’s loads of good classes for us, too, as a result of if something we’ve tried to, like, Future Solid even for farther than possibly we must always have. Like, it most likely would’ve been simpler.

We even stated on the very starting, we didn’t wanna create only a cardio expertise the place the primary thought you will have for making a VR or health sport is, like, “oh, your headset in your coach’s standing proper there telling me what to do.” And we’re like, “effectively, that’s solely somewhat bit higher than having an precise coach or watching a [00:36:00] it on the display screen.” We wished to go the entire subsequent stage of let’s use all these, like, superior sport mechanics, as a result of the issue that we’re actually attempting to resolve greater than something is adherence. Like, getting individuals to stay to their health program. As a result of we’d at all times say at, like, BodyBuilding.com, “we misplaced most of our prospects to the sofa.” To not one other competitor or one thing else. And the way can we get individuals to stick? And video video games are simply so good at that, and also you don’t even know why that you’ve that itch, that compulsion to maintain coming again. So it’s an attention-grabbing factor.

Like, a part of it’s we now have to ensure you get the correct quantity of train, and the best kind of train. So it’s efficient and it really offers you outcomes. However we additionally, extra importantly, need it to be one thing the place you simply wished to proceed to return again, and also you’re utilizing all these sport mechanics to try this. So if something, we’ve taken it to a stage that makes it extra complicated. Anyone’s gotta inform you like, “hey, no, you gotta come do that factor, let me deliver you in.” As a result of there’s loads of friction. Much more for us, having bodily places, the place individuals have to return in, they’ll’t simply strive it at dwelling.

Ryan Engle: Yeah. I really feel like health is such a troublesome one, as a result of it’s such a aggressive house. However I’m personally so bullish on VR health as a class, [00:37:00] as a result of once I was youthful I preferred going to the health club and I preferred setting new PR’s, and I preferred pushing myself. And as I become old, I don’t like going to the health club as a lot. I like taking part in sports activities, pickleball and stuff. Like, I like burning energy that means. I am going to the health club, as a result of I do know I ought to and I’ve to, and I do know it’ll make me really feel higher. Not as a result of I need to go.

I really feel like good advertising for somebody like me, all I actually care about is the comfort and the time issue. Like this concept of seven minute abs kind of a factor. It’s like, “oh, that’s attention-grabbing, I’ve bought seven minutes daily. And I can do it from dwelling? Like, improbable. Alright, who doesn’t need abs for seven minutes?” For me, once I’m taking a look at that stuff, I’m sort of simply taking a look at how easy is it? What’s the promise? And what’s the time dedication? Since, with the spouse and youngsters and enterprise and stuff, time is such a giant issue now.

Preston Lewis: That’s an incredible level. I imply, that’s been the enjoyable factor about this journey is like studying what these issues are that resonate with individuals. Proper? In order you talked about earlier than, we now have in fact our sort of intestine instincts so far as what we’d need within the expertise. [00:38:00] And loads of the belongings you simply talked about come up after which individuals resonate with. Health is such a tough sort of nut to crack. You understand, persons are simply determined for an answer, proper?

Whether or not it’s the time stuff that you simply talked about, like fixing the effectivity and the time stuff. Or it’s simply straight up intimidation going into the health club, proper? And so we’ve discovered individuals resonating with the privateness of the cubicles, individuals resonating with the information that comes by means of, as a result of we’re monitoring like 50,000 knowledge factors of exercise. We simply had, what was it? A 90 day transformation, the place we had two guys undergo, and one of many guys his greatest worth he bought from it was the time effectivity, as a result of they solely did three exercises, each exercise’s solely thirty minutes. Thirty minute sort of aggressive battle. So ninety minutes per week for ninety days, and he misplaced like thirty kilos, placed on like virtually ten kilos of lean mass, like insane stuff.

So that’s the sort of enjoyable facet of it, is to sort of see, as you talked about earlier than, having these intestine instincts and seeing ’em really show out with individuals. However for us proper now, it’s, it’s a pair totally different buckets, proper? [00:39:00] Whether or not it’s effectivity, or knowledge or…however yeah, very attention-grabbing.

Ryan DeLuca: And it’s attention-grabbing, too, such as you’re saying is all people is aware of they need to work out. Just like the story you simply stated about, it is best to do it, you don’t wanna do it. I imply, that’s principally what all people says, ” and we’re busy and I was in higher form, nevertheless it’s like I haven’t had as a lot time and I’m off the plan.”

It’s an attention-grabbing factor, as a result of it’s like ninety seven % of individuals know the way necessary train is and suppose they should do it. Whereas, actually, one thing like three or 4 % of individuals really do it. The really helpful period of time. Like, they really observe it with exercise trackers versus simply asking them.

And so it’s this bizarre factor, however all people needs to do it. Virtually no one’s doing it, and we simply haven’t solved that but as a society, like how to try this. That’s the place we actually suppose that the sport ideas are available that may make that distinction.

Ryan Engle: Yeah, we’re sort of working into one thing comparable with Golf+, proper?

As a result of about half of our gamers both don’t play golf, or they solely play like a couple of times a yr, after which the opposite half play fairly often. Since a lot of the firm now are golfers, and like, I’ve been taking part in golf my entire life, it’s simple to neglect what it’s prefer to be a newbie. And to [00:40:00] not know all the main points or not know why it is best to apply placing, or not even know hit the ball ,or what a stroke is like and what these golf phrases are. And since a lot of the workforce has performed the sport a ton, they usually love golf and every part, it’s very easy for us to over-index on constructing issues that the facility customers would love to make use of, however are utterly overseas to new individuals.

It was actually necessary for us to sort of set up our mission as an organization. To assist us prioritize these things. And the mission for us is we need to develop the sport of golf by making it extra accessible. That’s so simple as it will get.

A variety of golf firms have that mission, however we firmly consider that with this know-how we will really obtain it, as a result of we will make golf ten occasions cheaper, ten occasions sooner, ten occasions simpler to get began simply by way of like ability. And with that in thoughts, it’s so necessary for us to concentrate on that fifty % of individuals which are just about model new to the game, as a result of we now have to get them… if our aim is to develop [00:41:00] golf, then it doesn’t actually matter if we’re simply taking golfers and getting them to play extra golf. To develop golf, we need to develop the variety of individuals which are taking part in golf. So utilizing that mission, we actually have a look at our options and we are saying, “is that this gonna have an effect on energy customers or is that this gonna have an effect on new customers?”

And we’ve been attempting to do a very good job of prioritizing the issues that we predict are gonna affect new customers, as a result of our pure tendency is to construct the options that we’d use essentially the most, however we’re the hardcore energy customers. That’s been one other nice forcing operate for us, is to only actually perceive who is that this function for and the way is somebody even gonna know that this function exists? As a result of because the app grows, you will have so many new options and if somebody can’t uncover it, then they’re by no means going to make use of it, irrespective of how nice it’s.

So we’ve been pondering extra about how can we message these things? How can we let individuals learn about all of the options which are accessible? How can we make buyer assist higher and create a neighborhood, in order that when you’ve got a query you don’t simply should ask us, however you’ll be able to ask the neighborhood.[00:42:00]

Preston Lewis: Large. That’s big.

Ryan DeLuca: I believe on that word, what kind of suggestions do you get from individuals. Trigger such as you stated, it’s simple, we’re all on that sort of similar factor, we’re so near it that it’s laborious to grasp it from a brand new participant perspective. However what kind of suggestions have you ever gotten from gamers that stunned you? And like what kind of issues do they like essentially the most in regards to the sport? As a result of clearly it’s the precise transferability of the talents from VR golf to actual golf. After which there’s the aggressive facet, like multiplayer or leaderboard or simply mastery facet.

General, what’s been the kind of suggestions you get that folks like essentially the most and what’s stunned you?

Ryan Engle: I believe what’s been actually shocking and inspiring to us is the variety of folks that attain out and are like, “truthfully I had little interest in golf, however my buddy satisfied me to purchase this sport. I’ve been taking part in it daily. I simply purchased my first set of golf equipment and I’m going to the driving vary and I’m getting classes and I’m gonna go play my first spherical of golf.” Together with messages from people who find themselves like, “I used to play golf a ton, however I sort of cease taking part in for no matter motive. And now that I’m taking part in this, it jogged my memory how enjoyable golf is, so I’m going to play once more.” And [00:43:00] these are the messages that imply essentially the most to me, as a result of the way in which that we have a look at it’s there’s the golf pie and we’re not attempting to take individuals from taking part in on track golf to play VR golf, and like exchange on track golf with VR golf.

The best way we have a look at it, every part grows the pie. The extra you watch golf, the extra you play golf, the extra you play VR golf, the extra you play golf. The extra you’re interested by golf, the extra you’re gonna play golf. And I believe health might be precisely the identical factor. It’s not a query of “if I do cardio, I’m not gonna do weights. Or if I do weights, then I’m not gonna do cardio. I wanna be well-rounded, so the extra I do cardio, the extra I wanna do weights, the extra I need to eat proper.” And that’s what is important.

So we have a look at golf the identical means, the place it’s like our final aim is to get extra individuals to play golf in actual life.

As a result of that’s the head. What we now have in VR I believe is nice. I play much more VR golf than actual golf, however there’s no substitute for being on the market on the course in actual life. Hitting an actual golf ball with buddies with good climate. [00:44:00] That’s the pinnacle of it. And each time I am going out and play a spherical, I’m reminded of how wonderful that have is. And for me, Golf+ is simply pleasant reminders between my rounds that, sure, golf is nice. Subsequent time you will have a six hour block that you may take, go play golf as a result of it’s nice. So I believe all of the messages surrounding which are nice.

After which, we do get some humorous suggestions too. Like, it’s simply humorous to see all of the totally different individuals which are coming into VR and we actually attempt to work on our onboarding expertise to make it as seamless as attainable. However , it’s undoubtedly not excellent but. You at all times attempt to make it so easy, as a result of each step there’s gonna be somewhat little bit of drop off, as a result of any person doesn’t know do one thing. And certainly one of our steps, we wished to point out the controller fairly early on and be like, “listed below are all of the buttons on the controller and right here’s what they do. Okay, nice, when you’re prepared, click on the proceed button to maneuver ahead. And on the display screen in entrance of you, there’s this huge inexperienced Proceed button. It’s the one button on the display screen.” And we bought an electronic mail from [00:45:00] somebody who’s like, “I’m on the Controller step, and it’s telling me to hit the proceed button, and I’m wanting on my controller and there’s no proceed button wherever. I see the grip button, I see the set off button, I see the A button, the B button. However there’s no proceed button on this controller.” And it’s like, “it says Proceed. It’s on the display screen, it’s proper in entrance of you.” And stuff like that simply makes you chortle, as a result of it’s like, ” alright, subsequent model we’re simply gonna have arrows which are utterly round you pointing on the Proceed button to say that is what it’s.”

However I believe feedback like that really simply sort of reminds you of how early we’re on this journey, the place the truth that the buttons in your controller are referred to as buttons and the buttons on a display screen are referred to as buttons, creates confusion for some individuals, as a result of they’re simply so unfamiliar with this new terrain.

Feedback like that remind us that we will’t make this too easy. If we predict it’s easy now we must always return to the drafting board and acknowledge that for some individuals that is nonetheless essentially the most complicated factor on the earth.

Preston Lewis: Early on, in our onboarding, we needed to even put little [00:46:00] “faucet me” buttons round a room, as a result of we’d have somebody put the earphone up and we’d say, “hey, go forward and step ahead and hit that Affirmation button.” And they’d simply, like, sort of, attain out for it. You understand? And we’re like, “no, no, go forward and take a bodily step ahead.” And so it’s attention-grabbing, it’s such, it’s such early days. I imply, in a yr or two or perhaps a couple months, possibly that’s not gonna be a factor. However it’s loopy to think about the patterns which are wanted this early. Yeah. Good level.

Alright, Ryan. Superior. That was so nice to listen to these solutions. Thanks a lot. We bought a bunch of different nice inquiries to ask you that I do know our viewers would love to listen to. So we’ll meet once more for an element two and ask you these different questions.

Ryan Engle: Nice. Thanks Preston.

Ryan DeLuca: I’m going {golfing}.

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