May 19, 2020
Most businesses we've spoken to so far have had relatively
straightforward journey, but Wahoo Fitness is not one of those who
fit that mould. Chip Hawkins is the company’s founder and believe
it or not, the Wahoo business started off in, well you’ll probably
never guess it….boat docks. That’s right, floating boat docks. But
it was a good business with interesting problems that Chip loved to
Chip is an engineer, and entrepreneur, a tinkerer, and most
importantly someone who loves to throw himself neck deep in fixing
problems to make something better - and and it usually starts, only
himself and his own needs.
Chip’s story is one that proves that if you see a problem and
you care enough to solve it for yourself and maybe a few friends,
there’s likely a market out there for a business to take shape. And
as Chip points out and believes, the most important thing is that
you have to try.