Currently available on "Kickstarter," a crowd-sourcing website which connects customers directly to the entrepreneur, Forsake shoes have been featured on websites including Transworld Business, Freeskier, and the buisness blog of Dan O'Brian, a Massachusetts-based journalist.

Tired of carrying your ski stuff into the lodge in your beat skate shoes? Then check out Forsake: right now they're offering any of their models to customers for $75 dollars. Not bad for a shoe that you can hike Tuckermans in Saturday morning and wear chilling with your friends that night.

Want to read about what it takes to start your own footwear company? Then check out the blog that the Forsake cofounders, Sam and Jake, have been maintaining since they dreamed the company up as undergraduates.