206: Steve Gallo- Learn more about OOFOS and their awesome recovery footwear

March 24, 2020

Steve Gallo joined OOFOS, the global leader in recovery footwear, as President in February 2018. A professional with more than 25 years of experience in branded footwear, apparel and accessories, Gallo leverages his industry expertise to continue fueling the explosive growth OOFOS has experienced during the past six years.

Show Notes

Introduction to the Outdoors

Growing up North of Boston, my dad was really into the outdoors. We spent a lot of time in New Hampshire and he actually climbed all the 4,000 footers in the Appalachian trail in New Hampshire. Yeah, it's funny, you know, you and I talked about this earlier, he kept one of those journals on all of his hikes up to the different 4,000 footers and who we went with, and what, what transpired. I actually haven't done all of them. I want to finish them all. But he did all of them, some even twice. The other family member that did all of them was our golden retriever who is in the book too. My dad actually got the 4,000 footer patch. So it's a lot of great memories.

Things we talked about

OOFOS

Recovery Footwear

Nichols College

Assumption College

Reebok

Adidas

Northwestern

MIT

Duke

Harvard

WWE Consulting

Linda Jaros

OR Banner

“Do yourself a favor and try a pair of OOFOS. Get a carabiner and hang them on your backpack.”

Other Outdoor Activities

Hiking, Mtn Biking, Working Out, lifting weights, Cross Country skiing

Advice

If you're passionate about it, go for it. I mean, and if you can combine, I tell my kids this all the time, if you can combine something you truly love to do, and you're good at it as well. That's a magic formula, you know? And you know, life's too short not to do what you love.

Favorite Books and Podcasts

Mindset by Carol Dweck

Start with Why by Simon Sinek

Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

Favorite Outdoor Gear under $100

Foam Roller

REI Socks

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