Bob Evans Designs, Inc., 2000 - 2008
results of U.S. Navy
Kinematic Comparison of Swimming with
Force Fin Challenge...
Truth About Swim Fins
"Force Fin" is an example of highly efficient water-sports equipment as well
as a poetic design statement...."
From Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design, by Paola Antonelli,
The Museum of Modern Art, 1995
|"The Coolest Inventions of 2002" Time Magazine's coveted innovation of the year award and Force Fin's Launch Pad with OPS and other blades is included, November 18, 2002|
"Counterintuitive and ravishing, their form, as the surrealists would say, is uncanny."
RJ Smith for LA Magazine, October 2002
Force Pack Fins
"...They felt extremely light, produced, plenty of power, and were the easiest fins I've ever used for rotating the tube and changing direction. Force Fin has another winner here..."
From the Editors of Fly Fish America January, 2000
Bob Evans announced by the Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences (AUAS) as a 2005 recipient of the NOGI Award. The NOGI Award was created in the 1950s and it is the oldest and most prestigious award in the diving industry.
Bob Evans awarded first prize in the Think Urethane 2000 Design Contest for his Fab Force fins
receiving from Ernie Brooks an
Susanne Chess, V.P. Bob Evans Designs, Inc. holds "Most Likely to Succeed for Most Innovative New Product" award for Bob Evans' (right) new FAB FORCE fin at the 1999 Diving Equipment Marketing Association (DEMA) Trade Show in New Orleans