Vasque Introduces the Spring 2010 Crossover Collection

“Vasque is thrilled to provide Crossover shoes for everyday life and adventure,” shares Vasque brand manager Chris Speak.

Red Wing, MN – July 29, 2009 – Leading outdoor performance footwear manufacturer, Vasque, is excited to unveil their new 2010 Crossover line. ‘Be ready for wherever the day takes you', is a perfect motto to describe the multiple styles and new offerings within the collection. These styles fit a variety of active consumers who need outdoor-inspired, performance-driven shoes for their everyday lives. The collection includes the successful Mantra and Amphora women's specific shoe, and will introduce four new models for spring: the Juxt, Opportunist, Opportunist W/P (waterproof) and Opportunist W/P Mid.

The Juxt, designed to be worn as everyday comfortable footwear, is always ready for the unknown. Built with a secure lacing system, a tenacious sticky sole and a streamlined EVA midsole for relentless support and heel cushioning, the Juxt with its understated, handsome style, has an insatiable sense of adventure. The midsole is made of a molded EVA for stellar cushioning and is married with the exclusive Vasque OTG (Off the Grid) outsole, a slip resistant compound for exceptional grab on mossy rocks and wet tavern floors. Available in men's only.

Juxt – MSRP $90

Designed for those who want to be ready for a quick excursion at any moment of the day, Vasque introduces the new Opportunist, the Opportunist W/P, and the Opportunist W/P Mid. The adventures are endless in these multi-purpose utility vehicles. Available in men's and women's, the Opportunist offers unparallel comfort with its EVA midsole and air mesh upper for enhanced breathability. For those who don't let inclement weather interfere with outdoor time, Vasque offers The Opportunist W/P and Opportunist W/P Mid with proprietary Hydrofoil waterproofing technology.

Opportunist – MSRP $80 Opportunist W/P Mid – MSRP $110

“Vasque is thrilled to provide Crossover shoes for everyday life and adventure,” shares Vasque brand manager Chris Speak. “This well designed category offers our customer's a high performance, great fitting shoe at an exceptional price point.”

About Vasque
For over 40 years, Vasque has crafted high-quality, performance-driven footwear for the outdoor market with a line that includes specialized footwear for trail running, crossover, hiking, backpacking, alpine pursuits and kids. With an unyielding commitment to innovation, Vasque focuses on fit and world-class performance as the core pillars in every product they produce. Company product-testing takes place through a team of exceptional athletes who report directly from trails all over the world, resulting in product that withstands the test of time and the hardest conditions and wear. To illustrate the “Vasque Fit” story, the company has brought on the Master of Fit™ to narrate, in a series of videos, exactly what it takes to become an award-winning footwear manufacturer.

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