BRUCE BOLT BLOG

THE PHENOMENON OF THE "FIRST FOLLOWER"

THE PHENOMENON OF THE "FIRST FOLLOWER"

It’s been a while since I posted anything on the BRUCE BOLT BLOG. I feel compelled to reflect on what happened with BRUCE BOLT in 2019, and I will, but tonight on behalf of Bear and myself, I just want to say, “THANK YOU” to everyone who supported BRUCE BOLT by buying our gear or simply sending a kind email wishing Bear and the company success. WE ARE TRULY APPRECIATIVE AND FEEL BLESSED.  BRUCE BOLT is becoming a “movement” and we have you to thank for it. With that, I’m going to leave you with this 3-minute video.  It’s called...

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WE'RE BIG IN ATX! AUSTIN AMERICAN STATESMAN ARTICLE

WE'RE BIG IN ATX! AUSTIN AMERICAN STATESMAN ARTICLE

Another day, another interview.  It's been a pretty crazy summer for Bear and BRUCE BOLT.  It just so happened that a local sports reporter with the Austin American Statesman, Leslee Bassman, came across the KVUE interview we'd done a couple of days before and wanted to write an article on Bear and the company. Leslee was so professional and wrote a very flattering article about the company and Bear.  Here it is..... Lake Pointe teen pitches new batting gloves By Leslee Bassman Contributing writer Posted Aug 8, 2019 at 10:20 AM     When rising Hyde Park High School senior Bear Mayer returns to class later this...

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OUR 1st TV INTERVIEW

OUR 1st TV INTERVIEW

So it seems I've become the official blogger of the company.  Being Bear's dad and a serial entrepreneur, I like the position because I have some context on how incredible this last year has been for Bear and BRUCE BOLT. Case and point - in the last 3 weeks Bear and I have had 3 interviews about BRUCE BOLT.  Think about that for a second - a 17-year old has his own company and people are interested enough to want to interview him about it (not to mention that he has 5 MLB players wearing his product in games, on...

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BRUCE BOLT's partnership with RBI Austin

BRUCE BOLT's partnership with RBI Austin

BRUCE BOLT has been an interesting journey to say the least. Recently Bear and I met with Matt Price and Amanda Terry from RBI Austin, a non-profit affiliated with the MLB whose mission is to “engage and develop inner-city Austin youth athletically, academically, and spiritually, empowering them to lead the transformation of their communities”. 
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BRUCE BOLT: Giving Back

BRUCE BOLT: Giving Back

When Bear and I started BRUCE BOLT, my goal was to teach him two things:  first, I wanted to teach him how to start and grow a profitable company, and second, I wanted to teach him the importance of giving back.
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BRUCE+BOLT's first Interview with BaseballMonkey.com

BRUCE+BOLT's first Interview with BaseballMonkey.com

Earlier this month John Wiehe from Baseball Monkey interviewed my dad and me.  It was the first time we were able to share our story. It was great experience.  Baseball Monkey is made up of a lot of solid people.  We are really lucky to work with them. Here's the interview: BASEBALL MONKEY BLOG 9.9.18 A brand new company based out of Austin, TX, BRUCE+BOLT believes in taking no shortcuts on its way to making the game’s premium batting gloves. Founded in November 2017, BRUCE+BOLT’s dedication to high-quality materials and expert craftsmanship makes it easy to understand how their batting...

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