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DRYWORLD Industries

DRYWORLD INDUSTRIES is a premium sporting goods manufacturer with a focus on innovating simple products that provide athletes with an edge.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location Victoria, BC, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded September 2010
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

DRYWORLD IND. designs, manufactures, and sells innovative, premium quality, performance enhancing athletic products for serious athletes; both men and women. Athletes are always looking for an edge in performance, DRYWORLD provides this edge by creating innovative products using state of the art technology, proprietary processes and intimate knowledge of what serious athletes want. DRYWORLD is first to market with our flagship product, DRYFEET.


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    Mickey Freeman

    Mickey has been appointed President of DRYWORLD Industries for his dedication and contribution to the business. He has a Master of Technology Management from Memorial University, and a Bachelor of Technology in Engineering and Applied Science. With experience in supply chain management Mickey plays an integral role in the inner workings of DRYWORLD's day to day operations. Also an athlete, Mickey understands the vision he is working towards.

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    Brian McKenzie

    Brian has been an entrepreneur his entire life having pursued ventures as a stock trader, financial advisor, real estate developer, elite athlete, supplement company, stonemasonry company, and finally as co-founder of DRYWORLD INDUSTRIES. Brian also has his certification in Instrumentation and has spent a few years of his professional career working in the oil industry in Alberta.

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    Matt Weingart
    Co- CEO

    Matt was an elite athlete for Rugby Canada for 7 years, most notably representing his country at the Rugby Wolrd Cup in France in 2007. After retirement he pursued an education in business, completing his BComm in Entrepreneurial Management at RRU in September 2011, while launching a fashion/lifestyle clothing line to gain experience in the "real world". Then going on to start a stonemasonry company with Brian all the while creating DRYWORLD IND.

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    Debbie Martyn
    Director of Design and Development

    Debbie has a degree in Applied Design, Fashion Design and Technology from Kwantlen University College. She was instrumental in developing the Lululemon Yoga Line for women, as a Technical Pattern Designer, in the early stages before transferring to BARE Sports Ltd. At BARE Sports, Debbie was the lead Designer and Patternmaker. She has come on to DRYWORLD INDUSTRIES to make her mark and push the limits of athletic clothing.

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    Chris Spicer
    Business Advisor/Mentor/Investor

    Chris is the owner of Inside Track Consulting which does Consulting to British Columbia and Western Canadian not for profits in creating and enhancing a culture of philanthropy. Currently focused on education, sport, health and the arts. Chris helped to build the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence, sharing responsibility of a 28 million dollar campaign. His experience in the sports world and knowledge of funds management are a huge asset.

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    Darren Warner
    Creative Director

    Darren is a passionate and talented creative director that has taken the lead of accounts such as Tim Hortons and Mercedes Benz. Darren understands the buying psychology of the target market and creates advertising that appeals to them and builds the strength of the brand. Darren is a consummate professional with untold amounts of creative talent.


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    Cox and Taylor - Ray Ghandi
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    Cameron Izard Snell - Matt Cohen

Previous Investors

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    Ian Hyde Lay
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    Tensley Koontz
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    Josh Rai