Jan 1, 2011
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Ultra performance Vibram at the UTMB 2011
Vibram will sponsor the trailrunning race and will launch its own team of athletes.
Vibram has partnered The North Face® Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® (UTMB) event, the most famous mountain footrace in the world, since 2007. Vibram will sponsor the 2011 edition as well and has decided to go a step further by launching its own team of athletes, Team VIBRAM® , in the competition. Selection of the 5 UTMB trail runners that will compete as part of Team VIBRAM® is now underway. Athletes who have already registered for the 2011 edition of the race may bid for a spot on the team. Team VIBRAM® will run with shoes from Hi-Tec, Lafuma, Saucony and New Balance, all outfitted with Vibram® soles specially designed for trail running. Each team member will be able to choose from the models below: HI-TEC Infinity Pro HPi , powered by VIBRAM® O.D.D. SAUCONY ProGrid Xodus 2.0 , powered by VIBRAM® Xodus LAFUMA Speed Trail , powered by VIBRAM® Vitesse NEW BALANCE Minimus , powered by VIBRAM® T-Lite .