WINNER - Win A Pair Of New La Sportiva S-Heel Rock Shoes Competition

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WINNER: declantate

Since the 1970s La Sportiva has been at the forefront of innovation developing features such as toe down rock shoes to No Edge technology. New forthis season is S-Heel, featured on the Otaki and Skwama. Heres La Sportivas shoe designer Pietro Dal Pra to explain:


Skwama  © La Sportiva
The Skwama is a sensitive, snug fitting and flexible climbing shoe ideal for top performance both on rock and indoors. Designed for performance thismodel is extremely flexible thanks to thenew construction design of the sole.

+ The new construction method combines theadvantages of a tight fitting slipper with the precision and volumeregulation of a velcro system.

+ Maximum sensitivity andprecision including torsion stability: the shoe follows the movements ofthe foot eliminating empty volumes and rigid areas.

+S-Heel: Allows perfect stability in torsion, enhancing performance and flexibility for heel hooks and performance climbing.

+ Innovative construction of the sole intwo parts, designed to enhance the longitudinal flex and to encouragethe spread of climbing shoes.


Otaki  © La Sportiva
An all around performance climbing shoe, precise, supportive and structured for climbing on all terrain

+ The new construction concept combines the advantages of a snugfitting slipper with the precision and volume control of a Velcro closureshoe.

+ Maximum sensitivity and precision also in torsion: the shoeperfectly follows the movements of the foot and avoids empty volumesand rigid points

+ The P3 System and the construction of the sole allow for accentuated lift on small cracks and notches

+ S-Heel: Maintains perfect stability intorsion, enhancing performance and adaptability for heelhooking.

UK La Sportiva distributor Lyon Equipment are offering a pair of either shoe to 2 winners. To enter answer the following question..

This competition has now closed.

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