The Swiss Army knife of surfing
Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2011 13:40:28 +0000
Source: www.surfertoday.com | View Original
An Irish surfing entrepreneur has developed the ultimate tool for modern surfers. Nick Ryan is looking for a seed capital that will allow him to market the "Irish-Swiss Army knife" for wave riders.
The Surf Buckle is a special a belt buckle that offers a hex key for adjusting fins, a sharp edge for wax removal, a comb to improve grip and a bottle opener.
The young businessman from Limerick is the founder of LirChild - Lir is an Irish Sea and the name of an Irish God of the Sea whose children were cursed and were turned into swans - a company finding funds through Fundit.ie, in order to kick of the buckle production.
The former Marketing and Entrepreneurship university student has already built prototypes and the final version will be available with a belt. Watch it in action, here.