Vibram, the worldwide leader in high performance soles and creator of the Vibram FiveFingers articulated toe shoe, announced today that its FiveFingers’ V-Aqua was awarded a 2018 Fitness Award from Men’s Health magazine.
“Vibram’s exhaustive R&D process, lab time and field-testing continues to benefit our competitiveness and ability to earn these accolades,” said Peter von Conta, product line manager for Vibram Finished Goods. “Recognition by respected industry media outlets conveys our understanding of consumer demand by bringing the most relevant, thoughtfully-designed, high-performance gear to market.”
The 2018 Men’s Health Fitness Award showcases Vibram FiveFingers’ V-Aqua as a product for anyone who recreates around water—from serious watersport enthusiast to casual beach-goer. V-Aqua’s sole features Vibram Megagrip, its bestselling, super sticky compound. From walking down a rocky access path to the beach, to gripping a river bottom at the put-in and take-out points on a paddle trip, Megagrip sticks to nearly any surface and protects the foot from jagged or rough objects. Perforations in the Megagrip sole allow water to easily move through the shoe, and a silicone print on the lining prevents internal slippage. The lightweight upper is a quick-dry synthetic and features a hook and loop closure, ensuring easy adjustment when the shoe gets wet.
“The V-Aqua has everything you need in a shoe designed for a variety of terrain in and around the water,” states Vibram ambassador and professional volleyball player, Chara Harris. “It’s light, thin, flexible and FiveFingers’ most progressive tool for the application.”
For additional information on Vibram’s spring 2018 FiveFingers product line, visit http://us.vibram.com/shop/fivefingers/.
Vibram is recognized worldwide as the leader in high performance soles for outdoor, recreational, work and fashion footwear and is relied on by the world’s greatest climbers and athletes. Vibram soles have gone on to conquer Mt. Everest, K2 and a host of the world’s tallest peaks. Today, the company works with premium brands including Merrell, Danner, La Sportiva, Lowa, Red Wing, Sperry, Scarpa, The North Face, and many more. Vibram’s Five Finger shoe line is on the cutting-edge of the minimalist footwear trend. Please visit us at www.vibram.com or follow us and our innovative products and services on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Pinterest