Posted January 20, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
Good Day Sue,
“It takes courage to grow up and become who you are” and my dear friend Sue Regan Kenney creator of Barebottom Shoes
personifies this quote! A women who is not afraid to live her dream no matter how other people perceive her..Tonight she stands in front of The Dragon’s on CBC to pitch not only a new product, but a new (old) way of living!
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Posted January 18, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
Here’s the link to the hit CBC TV show Dragons’ Den Episode 12 aired on January 15 and again on January 19, 2014.
On this episode of Dragons’ Den, a pitcher who says that when it comes to sun protection, she’s got it covered; a lecturer who wants the Dragons to connect with the earth. (that’s Sue Kenney)
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Posted January 15, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
Watch Sue Kenney bare her soul as she pitches to the Dragons her idea for a soleless footwear called
Airs January 15 at 8pm and Sunday January 19 at 9pm on CBC.
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Posted January 7, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Events | one response
TORONTO, ON – Best-selling author of My Camino, buoyant connoisseur of living and
designer of Barebottoms sole-less shoes, Sue Kenney is excited to announce that she
will go head-to-head with Canada’s notorious Dragons – Kevin O’Leary, Jim Treliving,
David Chilton, Arlene Dickinson and Bruce Croxon – to introduce her innovative
barefoot footwear to all of Canada via CBC’s hit TV show Dragons’ Den, January
15, 8 p.m. EST. The show was taped in 2013, and we can tell you that Kenney literally
knocks the socks off of the fickle Dragons; however, for the full scoop, you’ll have to
tune in on the 15th. Dragons’ Den is the #2 rated show in Canada after Hockey
Night in Canada, with a viewership of 1.5 million per episode.
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Posted January 7, 2014 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
Get ready to see my pitch to the Dragons!
Airing on the hit CBC TV show Dragons’ Den on January 15 at 8:00pm and January 19 at 9:00pm . It will be available to view online a few days after Jan 19 airing. Set your PVR! Order Barebottom shoes on line.
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Posted December 18, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Blog | no responses
Dragons Den, here I come!
Jan 15, 2014 at 8pm you will be able to watch the pitch I made to the famous Dragons on the hit CBC TV show, for my business concept idea for Barebottom shoes. I can’t tell you the outcome but I will say it was one of the most challenging moments in my life, facing fear!
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Posted June 13, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
Dare to go Bare.
Come out to this workshop and discover the healing powers of being BARFOOT. Be a part of this movement to re-connect with the earth and be healthier. Meet Sue Kenney, barefooter and Camino pilgrim/coach who recently pitched her Barebottom Shoes to Dragons’ Den will be leading the workshop.
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Posted April 17, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
CAMINO AUTHOR INVENTS AND PITCHES BAREFOOT SHOES TO DRAGON’S DEN!
PRESS RELEASE: Camino author pitches barefoot shoes to Dragons Den Testing the Market at Toronto Yoga and Pilates Conference and Show March 22-24, 2013. For Immediate Release Orillia, Ontario (March 15, 2013) – Possibly the first-ever soleless shoes have been designed by Sue Kenney, bestselling author of the book My Camino. Barebottom Shoes TM will be profiled for the first time at the Toronto Yoga and Pilates Conference and Show. Having walked the Camino in Spain a total of 9 times, originally with hiking shoes, Sue Kenney now walks the famous ancient pilgrimage route barefoot. She says, “As soon as I go barefoot I immediately experience the freedom I felt when I was a child.” Sue, an avid bare-footer and yoga enthusiast has been walking and running barefoot for almost two years. Sue has seen improvement in balance, flexibility and strength. Sue scanned the market for a lifestyle shoe that allowed her soles to be bare but she couldn’t find anything so she invented Barebottom Shoes TM and they are unlike any other footwear on the market as they don’t’ have soles. While Sue’s intention is to introduce more people to a new kind of footwear, she claims grounding plays a vital role in a natural approach to healing. It’s a minimalist shoe that represents a simplified life. Perfect for Yoga, Pilates, Nia and great on the beach too Comfortable yet stylish. For every pair of shoes sold 2 wildflowers will be planted in the forest. Barebottom Shoes TM are Canadian and hand-made by artisans Sue Kenney, Marie Ostrowski and Jeannie Fast in suede leather. “We have made 100 shoes and feedback has been astounding. After passing the audition to present a concept idea to the producers at Dragons Den, Sue was chosen to pitch her invention to the Dragons on April 10th , 2013. We won’t know right away if she will be televised, but believes that she has a powerful business case to prove the potential market based on a people/planet/profit model. With over 10 years as an entrepreneur and a keen awareness of the market and the product, Sue is confident when she says, “This footwear will knock their shoes off.” Visit Sue Kenney at Soul to Sole booth #1102 at the Toronto Yoga and Pilates Show at the Metro Convention Centre from March 22 to 24. 30 For more information or to coordinate interviews, please contact: Marie Ostrowski at 705-792-9925 or Sue kenney 705-826-4641.
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Posted April 15, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
The Orillia Packet and Times did a great article on my Dragons Den experience. Read it here.
Posted April 9, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Barefoot | no responses
Tomorrow I pitch my business concept for Barebottom Shoes to CBC TV’s Dragons Den show. It will be filmed and I’ll be talking to Arlene, Bruce, Kevin, David and Jim about this unique business idea. At this point I don’t know if I will be broadcast in the Fall but it’s been a blast going for it! I respect all of them as business people and I believe I have something they will be interested in.
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