Sort of cool he's selling a cheap mora on his site instead of some sort of pimped out signature blade.
Going barefoot isn't a very smart survival tactic. It is a gimmick. Evidently it works.
Agreed..will be most impressive if it stays that way..I'm sure he's being approached by multiple vendors to get his name on something.Sort of cool he's selling a cheap mora on his site instead of some sort of pimped out signature blade.
Not that I have a problem with him commissioning a blade design by any means, as am sure it would be something worth taking a look at..but will be interesting if the Mora remains his fave.
Why is it such a big deal what he wears? We have a hardware store across the road from me and the owner works outside in shorts even in cold weather. He's a big guy, athletic, the family gets outdoors a lot. It's not a gimmick when it's a way of life.
I go barefoot more than most people I know and on surfaces that most find uncomfortable. My wife calls me a hillbilly when I do.
It's no gimmick for me. It's more or less a too lazy to put my shoes on thing.
I don't even go barefoot around my own house, I'm just weird that way. I don't believe it is a gimmick for him since he did that long before he was in the press. I think he is one of the great modern day wilderness instructors though. I know a couple people who have taken his courses and they comment on how knowledgable he is while remaining humorous and down to earth. He is an expert in the field, but does not act like a pompous ass. He also doesn't plaster his name all over merchandise and fancy gear and shill it to people, even though he easily could. That speaks volumes regardless of his clothing choices.
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Lol, nah you can keep your opinions on the guy. It's not my job to sell him to you.
I don't know if he is pompous or gimmicky.
I don't care if he walks barefoot or wear shorts. To clarify I do not walk barefoot nor do I wear shorts year around even in a tropical environment, were I happen to live in.
But I would love to take one of his classes....!!! oh man, one more thing from when I win the lottery.
But that's like saying I can look at a medical book and learn to do surgery. Making fire from sticks or learning what plants can kill you or not take more than reading about in books. Some folks are lucky enough to grow up learning skills from their dad or grandpa, but sadly most people nowadays don't have that opportunity. I get your point, but there's something to said for paying someone who is an expert at something to teach you skills.
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