Episode 176: Syd Sherrin – The legend of iconic Australian Rules Football pigskin
6:58 minute mark – Guest: football maker Syd Sherrin, family history, American company Spalding.
9:00 minute mark – Sherrin’s footballs as the official brand and football supplier of the AFL.
9:58 minute mark – Syd’s special handmade footballs.
11:00 minute mark – Syd loves to continue T.W. Sherrin’s legacy on making handmade ball even if his retired.
12:15 minute mark – takes Syd Sherrin a month to make a handmade ball, including doing other stuff.
14:00 minute mark – wager, black and white, the old football games traditions, games and grand finals.
15:34 minute mark – The Reach foundation.
17:00 minute mark –The Irish heritage, The reach Foundation was established in 1994 by Jim Stynes to encourage self-belief and confidence in teenagers throughout Australia.
18:00 minute mark – Syd was inspired by Stynes wonderful cause.
18:20 minute mark – Styne as the player who gives most to the community, Stynes being taken away by cancer.
19:00 minute mark – Handmade with Love – Syd Sherrin.
19:30 minute mark – The leather used in making a football, when cured can last forever.
20:00 minute mark – Syd engagement present to her wife was handmade football.
21:00 minute mark – Syd’s romance story, one day Syd looked for the football he gave her wife and found it on their bed, her wife replied “The ball smells like you dear”.
22:00 minute mark – Syd’s married now for 35 years.
22:20 minute mark – Syd’s social media info and closing part.
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