Have you ever been running outdoors, had it rain and ended up trying to complete your run with soggy shoes?
For casual runners we end up with soggy shoes more often than we would like. For people who participate in outdoor sports challenges, this becomes even more important.
Eric saw the 24 hours that most sports shoes take to dry out as unacceptable. He started looking for a way to solve this.
“Crosskix is the shoe that Eric from @crosskix so we don’t have to run with soggy shoes. Brilliant!”
Essential Learning Lesson From These Makers:
02:07 – The main need for a new foam shoe
04:44 – What are the unique features of Crosskix
08:07 – The difference between the new 2.0 and the original APX
12:21 – Getting the Crosskix on the toughest terrain: Obstacle Course Races
14:15 – Aspects to learn from on each campaign
16:16 – How much does it cost you to have one pair of shoes that are fit for any activity
17:23 – The difficulties of finding the right manufacturer in a foreign country
19:46 – How to verify you’re dealing directly with the manufacturer
21:41 – The trap of being stuck with the source
22:22 – Working with a quality control person: how they help you, where to find them and how much does it cost
25:58 – Confronting the freedom of design with the limitations of the mounds and tools
27:25 – Feedback: how to collect it and how to improve your product by it
29:46 – Being the small guy in a big industry
32:55 – Time span between campaigns and after-campaign sales