I wrote to him .... (see my letter below). So far it's been 10 days and still no reply. If you feel inspired, please also write asking him to politely withdraw this material on ethical grounds. If he does not we may need to let him know that it will affect his customer base.
I just went to your website to check out your products and was getting very excited to order. I have adopted a 100% raw vegan diet for the last 6 months and am anxious to further my health with more exercise.
You cannot imagine my horror when I discovered that you use kangaroo leather in your shoes!! Please go to http://www.stopkangarookilling.org
and learn the shocking truth of this industry, the largest slaughter of land-based wildlife on the planet. Kangaroos are being killed in such unsustainable numbers they are now on track to extinction at the rate they are being killed.
Here is a really good video to watch and I seriously urge you to view it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUZrKj6ClBg
It is a horrifically cruel industry since the joeys are either decapitated, bashed to death against the truck bars or a tree or left to die alone of starvation, predation or cold. Every day 10,000 of our precious kangaroos are killed for this despicable trade.
Please, seriously think about replacing kangaroo leather with something else. It's well known that kangaroo leather does not last as long as regular leather. Do you really want to contribute to the demise of this species? Of course the Australian government will tell you this is sustainable and numbers are abundant, but their population counts are only estimates and unfortunately we have the worst record in the world for wildlife extinctions having driven 38% of our native species extinct in just 230 years.
I hope you will respond with the highest level of compassion and ethics.