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2014-09-18 12:20:50

DLA Director Vice Admiral Mark Harnitchek Recognizes Vibram USA's Critical Contributions to U.S. Armed Services During Tour of Quabaug Corporation Manufacturing Facility NORTH BROOKFIELD, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of his ongoing effort to partner with industry leaders, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Director Vice Admiral Mark Harnitchek and his senior staff visited Quabaug Corporation, the U.S. manufacturing partner of Vibram, USA. As DLA Director, Harnitchek...

2014-07-07 08:29:36

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You were born barefoot... My story with barefooting goes back to 25th March 1975. No, I wasn't some radical hippy back then - in fact, it was coincidentally both the start of my barefoot journey AND the day I was born. Later, when I had developed the powers of speech, I asked my mother "Were you, too, born barefoot?" And, as it turns out, she was. Further investigation established that my grandparents and great-grandparents alike...

2012-07-26 23:02:36

On the eve of the Olympic Games, Material ConneXion, the world's largest materials library and innovation consultancy, announces the opening of a new exhibition showcasing the apparel, footwear and equipment that is enhancing athletic performance at the highest level. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 A new exhibition that showcases the latest material innovation and trends in the sports realm is set to open in New York at Material ConneXion, the global materials consultancy. The design...

2012-06-24 23:03:49

Walking On A Cloud´s Summer Sale presents big savings on a variety of styles Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 23, 2012 Summer is officially here, and Walking On A Cloud makes it easy to find the perfect shoe for every summer occasion with their Summer Sale. Featuring markdowns on brands like Merrell, Keen, Sperry, Dunham, Aravon, Josef Seibel and Geox, the Summer Sale offers dress, sport and casual styles at great prices to fit any need. Merrell Shoes features great water shoes during the...

2011-05-25 06:45:00

CORVALLIS, Ore., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Local Corvallis footwear company Soft Star Shoes plans to release its newest running moccasin, the RunAmoc DASH, on May 25, 2011. The RunAmoc DASH is the latest in a line of comfortable, sustainable minimalist running shoes. The RunAmoc DASH features a zero-drop sole and minimalist design. Each shoe is handcrafted to order in their solar-powered workshop in Oregon using locally sourced leathers and genuine Vibram soling products. Customers can...

2011-03-15 08:03:00

SEATTLE, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Onlineshoes.com has recently introduced the new Merrell Barefoot collection, the latest entry in the booming minimalist running shoe category. Proponents of barefoot running believe that running without shoes, or with only minimalist shoes, while employing proper technique can reduce injury and promote health. Onlineshoes.com is looking for enthusiasts interested in testing those claims, and will be giving away free shoes to four lucky winners. Read...

2009-08-06 06:30:00

BOSTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- City Sports, an award-winning specialty sports retailer, today announces the opening of a new retail store at Legacy Place, Dedham, MA. The store opens on August 7th and will be the seventh store in the Boston area. City Sports opened its first store in 1983 in Boston and has been a renowned source for performance sporting goods and customer service for over 25 years. This latest location will be the 17th location in the City Sports chain. Legacy Place is...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'