Nev Hyman | pioneering surf industry entrepreneur

Feb 1, 2017

On today’s show we talk to Nev Hyman, pioneering surf industry entrepreneur and chairman and founder of Nevhouse.

What we discuss on today’s show

  • A fascinating history of the global surf industry and its colourful characters, from the early 60’s to modern day.
  • How a shy red headed kid from a housing commission community in suburban Perth, came to build one of the largest and most revolutionary and environmentally friendly surfboard companies on the planet (and sell it to Kelly Slater).
  • Designing surf boards and dealing with the likes of Kelly Slater, the late Andy Irons, Taj Burrow, the late MP et al.
  • Negotiating a lifelong royalty income with a Japanese apparel company.
  • An insight into the heart and mind of a man who is a self-confessed dreamer and artist, and how he has managed to grow into the most resilient entrepreneur.
  • If you love a story, surfing and the pure entrepreneurial spirit, you will love this first episode of a 2-part series.
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