Get To Know Gabe Latini
Our Road Warrior is on a mission to Shoe the People. He's coming to an event near you and wants to see you. We'll be running social media promotions and give-aways throughout his tour. So check back for details and get to know this hilarious character that is the front lines of Astral Footwear. You'll totally have a man crush after this interview.
Q - Where are you from originally?
A - I was born in Reno,NV. I spent my early years in Norfolk,VA before growing up in my parents home state of Pennsylvania.
Q - How did you get involved with Astral?
A - I won my first Astral pfd (aquavest 300) In a wet tighty whitey contest at Gauley fest in 2005. I used blue steel to win. I also used to stuff life vests and sew dog beds at the Asheville HQ
Q - What was your first job ever?
A - I had a paper route with a buddy in middle school. My first real job was at a retail camping store in my local mall.
Q - What is your favorite thing to do?
A - Anything related to mountains, forests and water but whitewater kayak most of all
Q - What is the best thing about selling shoes?
A - Meeting lots of people and their feet
Q - If you had one wish, what would it be?
A - World peace. Or my own bathroom at Bonnaroo
Q - What’s the dumbest thing you’ve ever done?
A - Watched a Donald Trump speech online
Q - What’s the best thing about the van?
A - The fact that it has a hammock in it.