BOTE was founded in Destin, FL by Corey and Magda Cooper, with a singular mission: "Stand Apart through industry-shaping innovation, fresh ideas and simplicity to create a product that defines a lifestyle." With that mindset, BOTE has rapidly emerged as one of the most prominent brands in the active outdoor lifestyle market by designing products that deliver step function improvements in functionality and ease-of-use, and that have design aesthetics that run away from the competition.