Mark has inspired a lot of people to try snowboarding. He is a popular progressive snowboarder.
So have a ton of people before him. I don't think he's leading the way in the least right now in that regard. Maybe up there in Canuckistan.
"People say that marijuana smoking is going to get in the way of my career. I say to them that on the contrary, my fighting career is getting in the way of my marijuana smoking." -Nick Diaz