OTZ Shoes


  The intriguing story of OTZshoes started over ten years ago, in 2005 to be exact. When, Ludo Malmoux, founder and head designer of OTZ, came across an article written by Petr Hlavacek describing the oldest shoes ever found. “I saw an article in National Geographic from 2005, which revealed the discovery of the Oetzi Man, a mummified Copper Age man ...

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Trail Running Shorts 2016

When looking for running shorts that mesh with your running style in the great outdoors, us guys are starting to get more options.  Similar to running shoes, regular running shorts will work just perfect for your trail runs, but they don’t always have all the features you want and they don’t always portray the runner you want to be.  Below ...

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Japan’s BONX, the ‘GoPro of Communication,’ Enters US Market with BONX Grip

BONX, the Japanese company that is re-imagining the art of communication, has announced their entry into the American market this Fall. Launched late last year, BONX first product is, the BONX Grip, a Bluetooth connected earpiece driven by a custom smartphone app that lays claim to one of the most well-funded crowdfunding campaign ever in the Japanese market. BONX Grip ...

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Brooks Running Company Celebrates the Potential Inside Every Run and Runner with Limited Edition Cascadia 2189

Cascadia 2189

Inspired by ultra-runner Scott Jurek’s Appalachian Trail speed record, Brooks Running Company launches the limited edition Cascadia 2189 to celebrate the endless possibilities every run holds and the potential every runner has to achieve their own goals. The shoe honors accomplishments of all types and the ability everyone has to test their limits and reach new heights. It goes on ...

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Eagle Creek DoubleBack Carry-On Travel Companion Review

Eagle Creek DoubleBack

First Take On The Eagle Creek DoubleBack Pack Quite surprised and pleased surely sums it up as I was really expecting just a backpack. It quickly became obvious that the Eagle Creek DoubleBack was going to be the only piece of luggage I was bringing on my 3 week European Family vacation. The pack seemed quite versatile with plenty of storage options as ...

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Royal Robbins Diablo Long Sleeve Shirt Review

Royal Robbins and his wife Liz are legends in the rock climbing world with many first ascents and notable climbs to their names.  As pioneers in American climbing during the 60s, they spent much of their time outdoors wearing clothing not particularly well suited to active pursuits.  In 1967, Liz Robbins was the first woman to climb Yosemite’s Half Dome ...

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Avex Athlete Melissa Arnot Tackles 50 Peaks Challenge

Avex athlete Melissa Arnot, and guide-in-training Maddie Miller have officially embarked on their mission to summit the highest peak in every U.S. state in 50 days. The 50 Peaks Challenge began on June 27, when the Maddie summited Denali in Alaska, the highest mountain peak in North America. From there, Maddie flew to Florida where she met up with Melissa, ...

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Costa Motu Sunglasses Review

Costa Motu

Named after a reef islet formed by broken coral and sand surrounding an atoll, the Costa Motu Polarized Sunglasses are ready to perform whether you’re cruising around the lake trolling for a trophy-sized fish or basking at your backyard barbecue. Lenses The Motu’s are equipped with Costa’s 580 technology lenses that provide 100% UV blockage for maximum protection and 100% polarization to kill reflected ...

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Ibex Crosstown Polo Review

Commuting can be a great way to start and end your day.  It’s a great way to get your blood going in the morning and starts your day off with a bang, but coming in with sweaty clothes doesn’t always impress your boss or your co-workers.  The Ibex Crosstown Polo is a merino wool polo focused on commuting with both technical ...

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REI Invites America to Get Outside with Over 400 Free Outdoor Events Across the Nation in One Weekend

As summer heats up everywhere, REI is holding is first-ever national free weekend of Outdoor School on July 30-31 to bring people together outside. Beginner to seasoned adventurers can rekindle their connections to nature by choosing from over 400 classes and events nationwide at no cost. Many of Outdoor School’s most popular paid classes will be free for the weekend, ...

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