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  • 12-Jul-2017

Houkie Skateboard Shoe Protector

Abstract

The Houkie is a thin, flexible, durable, removable and reusable over shoe that protects skateboarder's shoes from getting shredded while skating. Skaters usually buy a new pair of shoes every 2-3 months that cost an average of $60 / pair. The Houkie will protect the skate's shoes longer than 6 months saving them 2-3 additional pairs of shoes every year and allowing them to wear their pristine looking skate shoes everywhere and not just at the skate park!

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Additional Questions

Who is your customer?

Skateboarders of all ages and skill levels

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

The Houkie is a non-permanent overshoe that will save skateboarder's shoes from the damage caused by skateboarding. Currently on the market there are few products that protect skate shoes. These products are permanent and make the shoes look ugly.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

The Houkie is removable and reusable. It not only protects the shoe, but can be removed to allow the skate to wear pristine shoes away from the skatepark.