‘Business not bullets’

July 23, 2013

Entrepreneurs seek to transform Afghan economy with flip-flops

By Christina Corrales-Toy Andy Sewrey, Combat Flip Flops president, wipes away the excess rubber from a sandal he created in the Issaquah garage where the company manufactures the shoes.

By Christina Corrales-Toy
Andy Sewrey, Combat Flip Flops president, wipes away the excess rubber from a sandal he created in the Issaquah garage where the company manufactures the shoes.

Many have heard the adage, “Take the bull by the horns,” but very few, if any, have ever attempted to slip a pair of flip-flops on the horn.

That is until Issaquah resident Matthew “Griff” Griffin attended Spain’s Running of the Bulls in mid-July, and in a feat of daring recklessness, tried to place a pair of sandals on the horn of a charging bull.

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