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Nike surf

I belive it would be a good use to transform those materials into water sports gear such us the padding on surf boards.

Photo of Jorge Fernández
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Those materials that in general are made out of rubber, EVA and so on can easily be transformed into padding for surfboards, protections and even add a new line to your flip flop selection.

I believe the process won´t be neither complicated or expensive and you would be able to target a segment of the population that is very sensitive to this problems, the surfers. People that live in nature constantly and appreciate it.

It would be a problem solver for us surfers and would place Nike in our minds as a sustainable brand that cares for the worries of its customers.

Hope it´useful! I am open to any more help or suggestions.

Which Nike Grind materials will your idea utilize?

  • Rubber Outsoles
  • Rubber Flashings
  • Rubber Granulate
  • EVA Foam Injection Scraps
  • EVA Foam Flashings
  • EVA Foam Sheets & Blocks
  • EVA Foam Components
  • Laminated EVA Foam
  • Laminated PU Foam
  • Mixed Apparel Textile
  • Mixed Footwear Textile
  • Full Grain Leather Scraps
  • Split Leather Scraps Coated
  • Synthetic Leather

Please include a visual (can be either 2D or 3D) representation/prototype of your concept. (required)

What is the current stage of development of your idea?

  • Research & Early Testing

Describe your target market. Who will benefit from your product?

Surfers and everyone you desires to buy, both quality and nature helping products.

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Photo of Lauren Ito

Hi Jorge Fernández ,

Great to see you in the Challenge! I'm curious to hear more about your design to create surf boards or surfboard components from Nike Grind Materials. Can you share how, specifically, you would use Nike Grind and upload a scrappy, sketch of your concept?

Excited to learn more!