“I love UGG, but I love surfing!” This always adhere surfing career, and give up with UGG flourishes of Fame or 69 years, “the old man”, is Sean -UGG invention sheepskin snow boots people. He put on a life time are making surfboards, invented cold sheepskin boots made only at a young age the use of leisure time. 30 years later, UGG sheepskin boots snow had swept the world, almost become an Australian fashion brand endorsements. Talking about his masterpiece, he did not regret the year to sell UGG patent, “I want to be happy, it’s not money can bring.”
Winter surf, how cold?
Sean is a native Australian, living in North Sydney’s “Surfers Paradise” town Mona Vale. In the 1960s, he started making surfboards in the mother left the shed, step by step to become a famous local surfboard craftsmen. His factory, it means there are three rooms of a handicraft workshop, but the production of surfboards is one of many surfers competing Order “weapon.” As adhere handmade, “Sean” brand surfboards produce just 500, and only accept custom service.
“You know how far from my home waterfront? Just 100 meters, I can always burst into the sea, I also surfers!” Sean excitedly told reporters. Sean has been 69 years now, and still adhere to twice a day surfing.
Speaking invention cold boots in mind, Sean recalls: “One day, my friend Nate Young came to my house and said to me, ‘I have some cards that the above is in accordance with my foot drawn map, you can according to a pair of shoes on my feet doing it? ‘He suddenly gave him and ordered 10 pairs of partners, which I did. “” Australia’s winter, icy waters. In this season, I usually wear shirts shoes (in When surfing) still warm but the trouble to find the door – I almost drowned in the sea wearing wet clothes, you can not swim back to shore after flooding clothes became very heavy, wet shoes also make. your feet frozen, so I would like to invent a special shoes for surfers wear is definitely a good idea. In the Australian outback, people over the years with their feet wrapped in sheepskins easy to walk, the problem is the shoes on the beach inconvenient, needs to be improved. “Sean said.
The first pair of shoes, but also on sheep meat adhesion
Sean made the first pair of boots cold, lack of knowledge of leather processing skills, but also with a bit of meat attached to tendons sewn shoes raw sheep’s clothing, “a new wet boots, that taste really awful , if what dogs smell, it boots normally be lunch. “Sean quipped.