Daniel Gonzalez

40 – Queens, NY

What Are You Most Passionate About?

Boxing and boxing equipment. I started out with a sewing machine and scrap leather and I’m slowly building a catalog of equipment.

Who Is Your Hero? Why?

Cleto Reyes. He started his business in 1938 repairing boxing gloves and Reyes is now a well respected global boxing brand.

What Is Your Favorite Sound?

Sounds of a boxing gym. The rhythm a speed bag, the thudding of a 4 punch combination, creaking of the plywood as you step in the ring.

What Project Would A Laptop Help You With?

Help with designing new patterns, learn new sewing techniques, build a website, videos showcasing new products.

Short Description Of Project

I run a small business making custom boxing equipment. Handmade in Queens, New York. There is only one other person making boxing equipment in the US and I’m trying to help keep the tradition alive.

How Would A Laptop Help You?

Research, marketing, networking, branding, learning and teaching.

What Languages do you speak?

English

Laptopped By

Bodega