Tim Leatherman tells us about his table tennis career, Vietnamese luggage racks, and absentminded professors, and some stuff about a funky little tool
On a more serious note, Tim Leatherman is best know for inventing the Leatherman tool after he found his Boy Scout knife ineffective in repairing a cranky Fiat during a road trip through Europe. Now, the Leatherman Tool Group does over $100 million in annual revenue by selling their tools all over the world.
This is an interview I did with him while I was in high school in Portland, Oregon.
[Intro recorded at the bottom of a stairwell]