Five Ten Appoints New Sales Rep for Nevada

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Five Ten, a world leader in high-friction rock, trail, and water shoes, has appointed Laura Sanders, former president and co-owner of Sky's the Limit Guiding Service, as sales rep for Nevada. John Connelly, International Sales Manager for Five Ten says, “It is terrific to have someone with Laura's climbing and business experience joining our team.” In addition to her work with Sky's the Limit, Sanders has also served as a sales rep for Petzl, PMI and Entre-Prise. Sanders has climbed extensively in North America and Europe. In addition to her expertise on rock, ice and alpine terrain, Sanders brings to the table a solid background in a variety of sports, from paddling and trail running to hiking and fencing. Says Charles Cole, president and founder of Five Ten, “Nevada is a key state with a lot of potential for growth. Laura is a core-climber and outdoor enthusiast, and a very professional sales rep. Five Ten is fortunate to get someone with her qualifications.” Cole adds, “There is added value in that Laura lives in Nevada. It will ensure first-class service for our partners in her territory.”

Five Ten is a privately owned manufacturer of equipment for rock climbing, water sports, trail running, and any activity where high-friction footwear is a necessity. The Redlands, California-based company has been making high-quality, performance climbing shoes for nearly 20 years. By focusing on innovative products, Five Ten prides itself on helping to make climbing and outdoor activities more fun, safer, and more accessible to new and core enthusiasts alike. With the help of top national and international athletes and guides, combined with a world-class rubber-testing and R&D facility, Five Ten works hard to offer top-quality, durable high-friction footwear that is functional, fashionable, and fun.

For more information on Five Ten or Stealth Rubber, go to www.fiveten.com, or contact Five Ten's director of communication, Nancy Prichard @ nlprichard@aol.com.

John Connelly, Five Ten International Sales Manager can be contacted at john@fiveten.com. Laura Sanders is based out of Las Vegas, and can be reached at laura@forwildplaces.com, 702.427.9717.

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