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2010-11-15 04:07:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A press conference will be held on Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 11:30 a.m. at Hospital of Special Surgery, Leon Root MD Motion Analysis Laboratory 510 East 73rd St., New York, to discuss two clinical studies done on ankle inversion that reveals a real solution to the issue of ankle sprains that has never before been addressed. Sorin Seigler, Ph.D., Director, Biomechanics Lab Drexel University and Howard Hillstrom, Ph.D., Director of the Leon Root,...

2010-11-03 00:00:41

Enter to win two pairs of Clarks shoes and experience their breakthrough comfort technologies. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 2, 2010 Clarks and Onlineshoes.com are teaming up to spread the word about Clarks' latest comfort innovations by giving away two pairs of free Clarks shoes so customers can experience how comfortable they are for themselves. (Read on to find out more about Clarks shoes and how to enter the contest at the Onlineshoes.com blog between Tuesday, November 2 and Monday,...

2010-11-01 11:13:00

MIAMI, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Quality Importers (http://www.qualityimporters.com), the premier custom box manufacturer and distributor, announces its partnership with Nike on the launch of the new Nike Zoom Kobe V '5 Rings' - Limited Edition Humidor Box. Designed in conjunction with the release of the Nike Zoom Kobe V sneaker, this limited edition humidor is constructed of premium wood with gold inserts, a built-in humidifier and "Black Mamba" laser art on the inner face of the box...

2010-10-15 11:01:00

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This week in American sports there has been a seismic commercial shift taking place. Yes, Reebok is out and Nike is in for one of the most lucrative sports licenses in the world. Let me quote a news source; "Reebok International Ltd. has been stripped of its title as the official uniform supplier for the National Football League, a major loss for the Canton sneaker and apparel company that's estimated to be worth as much as $500 million." Of...

2010-09-09 03:17:00

MANCHESTER, England, September 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- From beautiful designer heels to battered old trainers - what story do your shoes tell? Clarks invites you to share the story behind your favourite pair of shoes to be in with a chance of winning a GBP3,000 holiday of a lifetime or one of 7 free pairs of shoes given away weekly for six weeks! During the Facebook competition "Every shoe tells a story" the judges will pick their 7 favourite stories each week to win a free pair...

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:...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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