Quantcast
Last updated on April 17, 2014 at 13:16 EDT

Latest Athletic shoe Stories

2010-09-02 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in history, a new, clinically tested athletic shoe produced by Ektio Inc. (www.ektio.com) has been designed to become the antidote to the #1 orthopedic injury in the U.S.; combating the most common, painful, and expensive injury on basketball courts today - sprained ankles. In an effort to combat the $3000-$5000 spent on ankle sprain healthcare per incident, $4.2 billion annual economic loss and $1 million a year in U.S. emergency...

2010-08-24 15:48:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls, the shoe charity dedicated to giving shoes to people in need, was featured prominently on the August 24th edition of ABC's "Good Morning America." In the segment, Robin Roberts follows Soles4Souls CEO Wayne Elsey as he distributes shoes at an orphanage in Port Au Prince, Haiti. After the January 8.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated much of the Western Hemisphere's poorest country, Soles4Souls offered sustained relief through...

2010-08-18 13:13:00

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Already causing controversy for their "seed of life" logo, Gravity Defyer shakes up national ad space with a full color page showing their most popular athletic shoe getting a fix. Shock or Versoshock? Alex Elnekaveh, founder and CEO of Gravity Defyer, a pain free and comfort Footwear Company for men and women states, "The ad is there to shock you into reading further. Our shoes don't need steroids and neither do you when you wear them. The...

2010-08-02 09:23:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inciting curious smirks, and even causing some to blush, California Sports Company K-SWISS is pushing the envelope this season with its irreverent new TUBES(TM) training footwear ad campaign featuring Kenny Powers, the fictional character played by Danny McBride in HBO'S hit series Eastbound & Down. The campaign will break nationally on August 2, 2010 with national television spots, in-theatre spots, print media,...

2010-07-14 08:36:00

TUPELO, Miss., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Debris Inhibitor has been approved by the National Federation of High School Associations for wear by players during high school football games in 2010. Developed by Southern Sport, Inc., the cleat covering prevents debris found on artificial turf fields from entering athletic shoes and socks. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/southernsport/45165/ (Photo:...

2010-07-14 07:00:00

TOPEKA, Kan., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Back-to-School shopping season just underway, Payless ShoeSource, the nation's leading specialty family footwear retailer, is helping parents and their families put their best foot forward by offering the latest seasonal footwear and accessory trends at affordable prices. This year's Back-to-School program will again include extended sizing on about 50 children's styles, nearly 20 key styles available for under $10 (sale: 7/27 - 8/9), a...

c45752dca2e387d56b4c4131125ad5ce
2010-07-08 12:52:53

A new study suggests that wearing sneakers tailored to your foot shape might not help protect you against injuries. New Balance, which was the shoe company used in the study, helps runners choose the best shoe for them by determining their foot shape in the company's online "Find your Total Fit" feature. But "simply measuring the foot morphology with (this type of) technique is not sufficient for prescribing footwear if your objective is to prevent injuries," Dr. Bruce Jones, an...

2010-06-24 09:00:00

NEW YORK, and LEXINGTON, Mass., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Keds, the all-American original sneaker brand, today announced its sponsorship of the Whitney Museum of American Art's summer season, July 1-September 26, which includes Christian Marclay: Festival, an exhibition of the work of this groundbreaking artist known for the distinctive fusion of sound and image in his art. Activated by more than 100 live daily musical performances, the Whitney show explores Marclay's approach to the world...

2010-06-17 16:32:00

WESTFORD, Mass., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls announced today its partnership with PUMA to collect new and gently used shoes at the company's 100 store locations. In addition, PUMA is expanding the program by accepting monetary donations for Soles4Souls, the international shoe charity, in its stores. From mid-June to mid-July, PUMA is encouraging consumers to bring in any pair of gently worn shoes - any brand, any style - for 30% off a new pair of sneakers at PUMA Stores and 15%...

2010-05-27 08:00:00

ATLANTA, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyra Banks, Kate Winslet, Paris Hilton and even First Lady Obama: What do they all have in common? They all wear a size 11 shoe. The average American woman with that same sized foot would usually not have access to shoes as fabulous as theirs. But since 2005, online shoe retailer BarefootTess.com, has provided women wearing shoe sizes 10 to 15 with stylish options not often available in retail shops. For most women, shoe shopping is part of a fun outing,...