Bob Evans

Trade Show,DEMA,Boot Show, Germany


At the start of every trade show we attended, an engineer or more would show up at our booth to interrogate me on design, process, and validation. I am no match for educated masters, especially when their goal was to show me how smart they are.  My approach is through visualization; I am and think …

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Dick Anderson Effect

Dick Anderson was instrumental in the development of Force Fin. Exactly how that happened is a story in itself. No one could ever yarn a story with as much verve as Dick Anderson could, except maybe Mark Twain or Will Rogers, but I will give it a try. 1969 was a particularly tumultuous year. I …

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Bob Evans Designer, Force Fin, Susanne Chess. freedom of Information Act,

Aqua Corps Cover Story

What a story by Chris Kostman.. Susanne and I had just received a US Navy Swim Fin test under the Freedom of Information act.  As you will learn reading this story so much more. Last issue of Aqua Corps. A spell binding story

Mr. Giggles Opens Book

I am standing in a three-piece suit in the Force Fin products booth at Ken Loyst’s San Diego SCUBA Show, around 1993.  Someone in a big black raincoat was next to me, giggling under his breath.  He says, “I was told there was a reason for me to be here.” He moves a little too …

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