GRUBS founder, David Foster to feature in BBC documentary
GRUBS news – Steeped in history dating back over two hundred years, the Foster family tradition of designing and manufacturing the ultimate performance footwear still lives on with David and Jan Foster at the forefront. Having founded the world famous sporting brand, Reebok in 1958, the Foster family are well acclaimed producers of quality footwear. This experience is highlighted in the superior quality neoprene boots in the GRUBS range which was launched by David in 2002.
The Foster family and their long standing connection with superior performance footwear will feature in a new BBC documentary series to be aired in the spring. This new series will focus on the social history of running shoes and in particular running shoes.
The expertise of the Foster family within the sports shoes industry lends itself well to the new series. David Foster who is now CEO of GRUBS, has been filmed alongside representatives from Reebok International including Jessica Slater. The filming took place at the Bolton Harriers training ground, with some of the athletes also braving the cold to make the day a great success.
There have been generations of successful shoe makers in the Foster family, starting with Joseph Foster in 1776, all the way through to the present day which now sees GRUBS boots as a popular choice in the outdoor pursuits and leisure sector. The Foster family tree and the shoe production methods will form an integral part of the television series.
Said David: “We have been committed to making quality shoes for generations and our GRUBS boots are no exception. It is great to be taking part in this series for the BBC and showcasing our past and present work.”
Ruth Goodman will present the series which will be aired on BBC2 between 8-9pm starting in the spring.
For more information on the GRUBS boots visit their website www.grubsboot.com.